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Earth Science

  • Livre Relié
  • 224 Nombre de pages
Presents a history of earth science studies, discussing such topics as the mapping of the Earth throughout the ages, the discovery... Lire la suite
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Description

Presents a history of earth science studies, discussing such topics as the mapping of the Earth throughout the ages, the discovery and classification of fossils, theories about the interior and age of the Earth, and historical views on continental drift.

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Amidst all of the news stories of threats and damage to the natural environment, there are scientists working to understand more about the world and to protect it from avoidable harm. Botanists, zoologists, ecologists, geologists, volcanologists, seismologists, geomorphologists, meteorologists, climatologists, oceanographers, and many more are all environmental scientists in their own different ways, and their work has contributed greatly to the study of Earth science.



Résumé
Discusses the history of this planet, from the study of fossils to the development of the theory of plate tectonics. This book examines the Earth's history and how it came to be divided into the episodes making up the geologic time scale and includes the present version of that time scale.

Contenu

Measuring the Earth; Mapping the Earth; Below the Crust; Native Metals and Metal Ores; What Are Fossils?; Age of the Earth; How Do Mountains Rise?; Drifting Continents and Plate Tectonics.

Détails sur le produit

Titre: Earth Science
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Code EAN: 9780816060979
ISBN: 978-0-8160-6097-9
Format: Livre Relié
Age recommandé: 14 à 16 ans
Editeur: Facts On File Inc
Genre: Sciences de la terre
nombre de pages: 224
Poids: 862g
Taille: H236mm x B185mm x T20mm
Année: 2009