Encyclopedia of Earth Science (Science Encyclopedia)

Encyclopedia of Earth Science (Science Encyclopedia)

Timothy M. Kusky


Encyclopedia of Earth technological know-how presents a wide scope of vital matters within the box of Earth technological know-how - hydrology, structural geology, petrology, isotope geology, geochemistry, geomorphology, and oceanography. Containing nearly seven hundred entries, 19 prose essays, one hundred ten line illustrations, and a hundred black-and-white photos, this finished encyclopedia is ideal for top institution and early students. hundreds and hundreds of entries on options, theories and hypotheses, locations and occasions, the key classes of geological time, those that have made major contributions to the sphere, expertise and tools, occupations and careers, companies, box destinations, and different matters around out this finished quantity. a great connection with the valuable parts and concerns regarding this center sector of technology, Encyclopedia of Earth technological know-how is commonly cross-referenced and listed, bringing details speedy and simply to the fingertips of its readers. Entries contain convection and the Earth's mantle; Charles Darwin; El Nino and the Southern Oscillation (ENSO); geochronology; Gondwana, Gondwanaland; Himalayan Mountains; jet streams; life's origins and early evolution; metamorphism; Pangea; uniformitarianism; and volcanic bomb.

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