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A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 672 Nombre de pages
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Zusatztext can really claim to offer comprehensive coverage of the earth sciences Informationen zum Autor Michael Allaby has written many books on environmental science and especially on climatology and meteorology. He is the General Editor of several Oxford Dictionaries, including the Dictionaries of Environment and Conservation, Ecology, Plant Sciences, and Zoology. Klappentext Fully revised and updated, this new 4th edition includes 150 new entries, with expanded coverage of geology and planetary geology. Contains over 7,500 entries in total, all of which are clear and concise and some of which are complemented by useful line drawings. 'I marvel at how the editors have compressed so much so clearly' "Nature" Zusammenfassung The Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences covers geology and related areas including planetary science, volcanology, palaeontology, and mineralogy. The new edition is thoroughly updated, with 150 new entries and numerous web links that are listed and regularly updated on a companion website.

can really claim to offer comprehensive coverage of the earth sciences

Auteur
Michael Allaby has written many books on environmental science and especially on climatology and meteorology. He is the General Editor of several Oxford Dictionaries, including the Dictionaries of Environment and Conservation, Ecology, Plant Sciences, and Zoology.

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Fully revised and updated, this new 4th edition includes 150 new entries, with expanded coverage of geology and planetary geology. Contains over 7,500 entries in total, all of which are clear and concise and some of which are complemented by useful line drawings. 'I marvel at how the editors have compressed so much so clearly' "Nature"



Résumé
The Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences covers geology and related areas including planetary science, volcanology, palaeontology, and mineralogy. The new edition is thoroughly updated, with 150 new entries and numerous web links that are listed and regularly updated on a companion website.

Contenu

PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION ; PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION ; PREFACE TO THE THIRD EDITION ; CONTRIBUTORS AND ADVISERS ; A DICTIONARY OF EARTH SCIENCES: A-Z ; APPENDICES ; A. Stratigraphic Units as defined in the North American Stratigraphic Code, 1983 ; B. Time Scales ; C. Wind Strength ; D. SI Units, Conversions, and Multiples ; E. List of Useful Websites (web-linked) ; BIBLIOGRAPHY

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Titre: A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences
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Code EAN: 9780199653065
ISBN: 978-0-19-965306-5
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Oxford University Press
Genre: Lexiques
nombre de pages: 672
Poids: 480g
Taille: H195mm x B128mm x T40mm
Année: 2013
Auflage: 4th ed.