skip to content
The story of Earth : the first 4.5 billion years, from stardust to living planet Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The story of Earth : the first 4.5 billion years, from stardust to living planet

Author: Robert M Hazen
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
In this radical new approach to Earth's biography, senior Carnegie Institution researcher and national bestselling author Robert M. Hazen reveals how the co-evolution of the geosphere and biosphere--of rocks and living matter--has shaped our planet into the only one of its kind in the Solar System, if not the entire cosmos.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert M Hazen
ISBN: 9780670023554 0670023558
OCLC Number: 758973664
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 306 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Birth : the formation of Earth --
The Big Thwack : the formation of the moon --
Black Earth : the first basalt crust --
Blue Earth : the formation of the oceans --
Gray Earth : the first granite crust --
Living Earth : the origins of life --
Red Earth : photosynthesis and the Great Oxidation Event --
The "boring" billion : the mineral revolution --
White Earth : the snowball-hothouse cycle --
Green Earth : the rise of the terrestrial biosphere --
The future : scenarios of a changing planet --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Robert M. Hazen.

Abstract:

In this radical new approach to Earth's biography, senior Carnegie Institution researcher and national bestselling author Robert M. Hazen reveals how the co-evolution of the geosphere and biosphere--of rocks and living matter--has shaped our planet into the only one of its kind in the Solar System, if not the entire cosmos.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (1)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(1)

User lists with this item (8)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/758973664>
library:oclcnum"758973664"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/758973664>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2012"
schema:description"Introduction -- Birth : the formation of Earth -- The Big Thwack : the formation of the moon -- Black Earth : the first basalt crust -- Blue Earth : the formation of the oceans -- Gray Earth : the first granite crust -- Living Earth : the origins of life -- Red Earth : photosynthesis and the Great Oxidation Event -- The "boring" billion : the mineral revolution -- White Earth : the snowball-hothouse cycle -- Green Earth : the rise of the terrestrial biosphere -- The future : scenarios of a changing planet -- Epilogue."@en
schema:description"In this radical new approach to Earth's biography, senior Carnegie Institution researcher and national bestselling author Robert M. Hazen reveals how the co-evolution of the geosphere and biosphere--of rocks and living matter--has shaped our planet into the only one of its kind in the Solar System, if not the entire cosmos."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1037070921>
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"The story of Earth : the first 4.5 billion years, from stardust to living planet"@en
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.