skip to content
Understanding the Earth Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Understanding the Earth

Author: G C Brown; C J Hawkesworth; R C L Wilson
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

This 1992 book contains well-illustrated and readable accounts covering many aspects of the earth sciences.

Rating:

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

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

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

Details

Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: G C Brown; C J Hawkesworth; R C L Wilson
ISBN: 0521370205 9780521370202 0521427401 9780521427401
OCLC Number: 24065250
Description: xii, 551 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Exploration of the Solar System / Peter W. Francis --
The origin of the Earth / Stuart Ross Taylor --
The Earth's interior / Don L. Anderson --
Experimental petrology : Earth materials science / Peter J. Wyllie --
Magma generation in the Earth / Stephen J. Sparks --
The interpretation of magmatic evolution / Keith J. Cox --
Geological time / Chris J. Hawkesworth and Peter van Calsteren --
The continents / Keith O'Nions --
Seafloor spreading and plate tectonics / Tjeerd H. van Andel --
Plate tectonics and continental drift / Alan G. Smith --
Plate tectonics and hydrothermal ore deposits / Michael J. Russell --
Metamorphism and fluids / Alan B. Thompson --
Seismic reflection profiling and the structure of the continental lithosphere / Simon L. Klemperer and Carolyn Peddy --
Deformation of the continental crust / Philip England --
The formation of sedimentary basins / Tony Watts --
Clastic sediments / Roger G. Walker --
Limestones through time / Maurice E. Tucker. Hydrocarbon source rocks / Ralf Littke and Dietrich H. Welte --
Event stratigraphy : a dynamic view of the sedimentary record / Adolf Seilacher --
Sequence stratigraphy : an introduction / Chris Wilson --
Intraplate stress and sedimentary basin evolution / Sierd Cloetingh --
The early evolution of life / Simon Conway Morris --
Fossils and evolutionary theory / Peter W. Skelton --
Palaeoclimatology / Eric J. Barron --
Volcanic hazards / Michael R. Rampino.
Responsibility: edited by Geoff Brown, Chris Hawkesworth, and Chris Wilson.
More information:

Reviews

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

Tags

Be the first.
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


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/24065250> # Understanding the Earth
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "24065250" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889446945#Place/cambridge_england> ; # Cambridge England
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889446945#Place/new_york_ny_usa> ; # New York, NY, USA
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889446945#Topic/geomorphologie> ; # Géomorphologie
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/550/e20/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889446945#Topic/aardwetenschappen> ; # Aardwetenschappen
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889446945#Topic/terre> ; # Terre
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889446945#Topic/geologie> ; # Géologie
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/900729> ; # Earth sciences
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889446945#Thing/earth_planet> ; # Earth (Planet)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889446945#Topic/sciences_de_la_terre> ; # Sciences de la Terre
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/94517237> ; # C. J. Hawkesworth
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889446945#Person/wilson_r_c_l> ; # R. C. L. Wilson
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/94589055> ; # Geoff C. Brown
   schema:datePublished "1992" ;
   schema:description "Exploration of the Solar System / Peter W. Francis -- The origin of the Earth / Stuart Ross Taylor -- The Earth's interior / Don L. Anderson -- Experimental petrology : Earth materials science / Peter J. Wyllie -- Magma generation in the Earth / Stephen J. Sparks -- The interpretation of magmatic evolution / Keith J. Cox -- Geological time / Chris J. Hawkesworth and Peter van Calsteren -- The continents / Keith O'Nions -- Seafloor spreading and plate tectonics / Tjeerd H. van Andel -- Plate tectonics and continental drift / Alan G. Smith -- Plate tectonics and hydrothermal ore deposits / Michael J. Russell -- Metamorphism and fluids / Alan B. Thompson -- Seismic reflection profiling and the structure of the continental lithosphere / Simon L. Klemperer and Carolyn Peddy -- Deformation of the continental crust / Philip England -- The formation of sedimentary basins / Tony Watts -- Clastic sediments / Roger G. Walker -- Limestones through time / Maurice E. Tucker."@en ;
   schema:description "Hydrocarbon source rocks / Ralf Littke and Dietrich H. Welte -- Event stratigraphy : a dynamic view of the sedimentary record / Adolf Seilacher -- Sequence stratigraphy : an introduction / Chris Wilson -- Intraplate stress and sedimentary basin evolution / Sierd Cloetingh -- The early evolution of life / Simon Conway Morris -- Fossils and evolutionary theory / Peter W. Skelton -- Palaeoclimatology / Eric J. Barron -- Volcanic hazards / Michael R. Rampino."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/889446945> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Understanding the Earth"@en ;
   schema:productID "24065250" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/24065250#PublicationEvent/cambridge_england_new_york_ny_usa_cambridge_university_press_1992> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889446945#Agent/cambridge_university_press> ; # Cambridge University Press
   schema:url <http://www.gbv.de/dms/bowker/toc/9780521370202.pdf> ;
   schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1007/91022281-t.html> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521370202> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521427401> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB9313993> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB92Y6071> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB92Y6081> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/24065250> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889446945#Agent/cambridge_university_press> # Cambridge University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Cambridge University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889446945#Person/wilson_r_c_l> # R. C. L. Wilson
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Wilson" ;
   schema:givenName "R. C. L." ;
   schema:name "R. C. L. Wilson" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889446945#Place/cambridge_england> # Cambridge England
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Cambridge England" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889446945#Place/new_york_ny_usa> # New York, NY, USA
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York, NY, USA" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889446945#Topic/sciences_de_la_terre> # Sciences de la Terre
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Sciences de la Terre"@en ;
   schema:name "Sciences de la terre"@fr ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/900729> # Earth sciences
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Earth sciences"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/94517237> # C. J. Hawkesworth
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Hawkesworth" ;
   schema:givenName "C. J." ;
   schema:name "C. J. Hawkesworth" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/94589055> # Geoff C. Brown
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Brown" ;
   schema:givenName "Geoff C." ;
   schema:givenName "G. C." ;
   schema:name "Geoff C. Brown" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521370202>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0521370205" ;
   schema:isbn "9780521370202" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521427401>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0521427401" ;
   schema:isbn "9780521427401" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

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