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Planet earth; readings from Scientific American,

Author: Frank Press; Raymond Siever
Publisher: San Francisco, W.H. Freeman [1974]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Press; Raymond Siever
ISBN: 0716705079 9780716705079 0716705060 9780716705062
OCLC Number: 1009458
Description: viii, 303 pages illustrations 30 cm
Contents: The engery resources of the earth / M. King Hubbert --
The flow of energy in an industrial society / Earl Cook --
Geothermal power / Joseph Barnea --
The atmosphere and the ocean / R.W. Stewart --
The control of the water cycle / Jose P. Peixoto and M. Ali Kettani --
The oxygen cycle / Preston Cloud and Aharon Gibor --
The carbon cycle / Bert Bolin --
The nitrogen cycle / C.C. Delwiche --
The global circulation of atmospheric pollutants / Reginald E. Newell --
Mercury in the Environment / Leonard J. Goldwater --
Plate tectonics / John F. Dewey --
The evolution of the Andes / David E. James --
The evolution of the Indian Ocean / D.P. McKenzie and J.G. Sclater --
Continental drift and the fossil record / A. Hallam --
Plate tectonics and mineral resources / Peter A. Rona --
The evolution of reefs / Norman D. Newell --
When the Mediterranean dried up / Kenneth J. Hsu --
River meanders / Luna B. Leopold and W.B. Langbein --
Lateritic soils / Mary McNeil --
Mars from Mariner 9 / Bruce C. Murray --
The earth as a dynamo / Walter M. Elasser --
Tides and the Earth-Moon system / Peter Goldreich --
The fine structure of the Earth's interior / Bruce A. Bolt --
The chemistry of the solar system / John S. Lewis.
Other Titles: Scientific American.
Responsibility: with introductions by Frank Press [and] Raymond Siever.

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