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A dictionary of earth sciences

Author: Michael Allaby
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series: Oxford paperback reference.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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The Dictionary of Earth Sciences covers geology and related areas including planetary science, volcanology, paleontology, and minerology. The new edition is thoroughly updated, with increased  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Allaby
ISBN: 9780199211944 0199211949
OCLC Number: 441721104
Notes: Ov. nasl.: Oxford dictionary of earth sciences.
Description: 654 str. : ilustr. ; 20 cm.
Contents: 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
Series Title: Oxford paperback reference.
Other Titles: Oxford dictionary of earth sciences
Responsibility: edited by Michael Allaby.

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Review from previous edition I marvel at how the editors have compressed so much so clearly Nature can really claim to offer comprehensive coverage of the earth sciences Times Educational Supplement

 
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