The Earth: A Very Short Introduction

The Earth: A Very Short Introduction

Martin Redfern

round 30 years in the past, issues occurred that have been to revolutionize the certainty of our domestic planet. First, geologists discovered that the continents themselves have been drifting around the floor of the globe and that oceans have been being created and destroyed. Secondly, images of the complete planet have been again from house. without notice, the Earth started to be considered as a unmarried entity; a dynamic, interacting complete, managed via complicated procedures we scarcely understood.

This Introduction explores rising geological study and explains how new advances within the realizing of plate tectonics, seismology, and satellite tv for pc imagery have enabled us to start to determine the Earth because it truly is: dynamic and ever changing.

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