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Earth system history

Author: Steven M Stanley
Publisher: New York : W.H. Freeman, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer : English : 3rd printView all editions and formats

Using the earth system approach, Steven M. Stanley shows how Earth's ecosystem has developed over time, and how events in the past can help us deal with present and future changes.


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Genre/Form: 0 Gesamtdarstellung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven M Stanley
ISBN: 0716728826 9780716728825 0716733773 9780716733775
OCLC Number: 727843312
Description: XXIII, 615 Seiten : Illustrationen + 1 CD-ROM
Details: Systemvoraussetzungen: PC, MS Windows 95 od. höher, 16 MB RAM, Quicktime 2.1.2 od. höher.
Contents: Introduction to Earth system history; rocks - composition and structures; the diversity of life; environments and life; sedimentary environments; correlation and dating of the rock record; evolution and the fossil record plate tectonics; mountain building; major chemical cycles; the archean eon; the proterozoic eon; the palaeozoic world; the middle palaeozoic world; the late palaeozoic world; the late palaeozoic world; the early mesozoic world; the cretaceous world; the palaeogene world; the neogene world; the holocene.
Responsibility: Steven M. Stanley.


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