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The Resource The earth machine : the science of a dynamic planet, Edmond A. Mathez and James D. Webster

The earth machine : the science of a dynamic planet, Edmond A. Mathez and James D. Webster

Label
The earth machine : the science of a dynamic planet
Title
The earth machine
Title remainder
the science of a dynamic planet
Statement of responsibility
Edmond A. Mathez and James D. Webster
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Mathez, Edmond A
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Webster, James D
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Earth (Planet)
Label
The earth machine : the science of a dynamic planet, Edmond A. Mathez and James D. Webster
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-321) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: How has Earth evolved? -- The birth of planet Earth -- Learning the age of Earth -- The evolution of continents -- Life and conditions on early Earth -- Reading rocks: the story of the Grand Canyon -- Part II: Why are there ocean basins, continents, and mountains? -- Internal Earth -- Plate tectonics -- Lavas from the depths of Earth -- Great explosive volcanoes -- Earthquakes -- Mountains -- The Alps -- Part III: What causes Earth's climate and climate change? -- The atmosphere -- The world ocean -- The geological record of climate change -- Part IV: Why is Earth habitable? -- Conditions for life -- Black smokers from the deep -- Some natural resources and how they form
Control code
479475
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xiv, 335 pages
Isbn
9780231125789
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003055213
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780231125789
  • (Sirsi) ADN-4355
Label
The earth machine : the science of a dynamic planet, Edmond A. Mathez and James D. Webster
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-321) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: How has Earth evolved? -- The birth of planet Earth -- Learning the age of Earth -- The evolution of continents -- Life and conditions on early Earth -- Reading rocks: the story of the Grand Canyon -- Part II: Why are there ocean basins, continents, and mountains? -- Internal Earth -- Plate tectonics -- Lavas from the depths of Earth -- Great explosive volcanoes -- Earthquakes -- Mountains -- The Alps -- Part III: What causes Earth's climate and climate change? -- The atmosphere -- The world ocean -- The geological record of climate change -- Part IV: Why is Earth habitable? -- Conditions for life -- Black smokers from the deep -- Some natural resources and how they form
Control code
479475
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xiv, 335 pages
Isbn
9780231125789
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003055213
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780231125789
  • (Sirsi) ADN-4355

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