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The earth as a planet

Author: Gerard P KuiperJ Tuzo WilsonEdward Crisp Bullard, SirHarold JeffreysH Spencer JonesAll authors
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : University of Chicago Press, 1954.
Series: Solar system, 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This volume of the Solar system series is intended to cover those aspects of geophysics, geochemistry, and atomospheric physics as pertain to the earth as a whole and which are able to assist and guide the pastrphyusical studies of other planets.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerard P Kuiper; J Tuzo Wilson; Edward Crisp Bullard, Sir; Harold Jeffreys; H Spencer Jones; H U Sverdrup; Brian Harold Mason; Horace Robert Byers; G Evelyn Hutchinson; Leo Goldberg; Fred L Whipple; Joseph W Chamberlain; Aden B Meinel; David R Bates; Marc-A Nicolet; Clyde T Holliday; André Danjon
OCLC Number: 531617
Description: xvii, 751 pages : illlustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Dimensions and rotation / Sir Harold Spencer Jones --
Dynamics of the Earth-Moon system / Sir Harold Jeffreys --
The interior of the Earth / Sir Edward Bullard --
The development and structure of the crust / J. Tuzo Wilson --
Oceanography / H.U. Sverdrup --
The geochemistry of the crust / Brian Mason --
The atmosphere up to 30 kilometers / Horace R. Byers --
The biochemistry of the terrestrial atmosphere / G.E. Hutchinson --
The absorption spectrum of the atmosphere Leo Goldberg --
Density, pressure, and temperature data above 30 kilometers / Fred L. Whipple --
Emission spectra of twilight, night sky, and aurorae / J.W. Chamberlain and A.B. Meinel --
The physics of the upper atmosphere / D.R Bates --
Dynamic effects in the high atmosphere / M. Nicolet --
The earth as seen from outside the atmosphere / Clyde T. Holliday --
15. Albedo, color, and polarization of the Earth / André Danjon.
Series Title: Solar system, 2.
Responsibility: edited by Gerard P. Kuiper.

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This volume of the Solar system series is intended to cover those aspects of geophysics, geochemistry, and atomospheric physics as pertain to the earth as a whole and which are able to assist and guide the pastrphyusical studies of other planets.

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