skip to content
Earth system history Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Earth system history

Author: Steven M Stanley; John A Luczaj
Publisher: New York, NY : W.H. Freeman and Company, a Macmillan Higher Education Company, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
Summary:

This classic textbook is now in its fourth edition and Steven Stanley has teamed up with John Luczaj, an award winning field geologist. LaunchPad combines an interactive ebook with high-quality  Read more...

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: Steven M Stanley; John A Luczaj
ISBN: 9781429255264 1429255269
OCLC Number: 881875780
Notes: Previous edition: 2009.
Description: xxvi, 587 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm
Contents: Part I. Materials, processes, and principles. --
Earth as a system --
Rock-forming minerals and rocks --
The diversity of life --
Environments and life --
Sedimentary environments --
Correlation and dating of the rock record --
Evolution and the fossil record --
The theory of plate tectonics --
Continental tectonics and mountain chains --
Major geochemical cycles --
Part II. The story of Earth. --
The Hadean and Archean Eons of Precambrian time --
The Proterozoic Eon of Precambrian time --
The early Paleozoic world --
The middle Paleozoic world --
The late Paleozoic world --
The early Mesozoic Era --
The Cretaceous world --
The Paleogene world --
The late Cenozoic world before the Holocene --
The retreat of glaciers and the Holocene.
Responsibility: Steven M. Stanley, University of Hawaii, John A. Luczaj, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay.

Reviews

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

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(2)

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


\n\n

Primary Entity<\/h3>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/881875780<\/a>> # Earth system history<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:CreativeWork<\/a>, schema:Book<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nlibrary:oclcnum<\/a> \"881875780<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nlibrary:placeOfPublication<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/nyu<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/dewey.info\/class\/551.7\/e23\/<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/940795#Topic\/historical_geology<\/a>> ; # Historical geology<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/940795#Topic\/physical_geology<\/a>> ; # Physical geology<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:author<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/940795#Person\/luczaj_john_a<\/a>> ; # John A. Luczaj<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:author<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/940795#Person\/stanley_steven_m<\/a>> ; # Steven M. Stanley<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:bookEdition<\/a> \"Fourth edition.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:bookFormat<\/a> bgn:PrintBook<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:copyrightYear<\/a> \"2015<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:datePublished<\/a> \"2015<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:description<\/a> \"Part I. Materials, processes, and principles. -- Earth as a system -- Rock-forming minerals and rocks -- The diversity of life -- Environments and life -- Sedimentary environments -- Correlation and dating of the rock record -- Evolution and the fossil record -- The theory of plate tectonics -- Continental tectonics and mountain chains -- Major geochemical cycles -- Part II. The story of Earth. -- The Hadean and Archean Eons of Precambrian time -- The Proterozoic Eon of Precambrian time -- The early Paleozoic world -- The middle Paleozoic world -- The late Paleozoic world -- The early Mesozoic Era -- The Cretaceous world -- The Paleogene world -- The late Cenozoic world before the Holocene -- The retreat of glaciers and the Holocene.<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:exampleOfWork<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/id\/940795<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:inLanguage<\/a> \"en<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Earth system history<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:productID<\/a> \"881875780<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:workExample<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9781429255264<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\numbel:isLike<\/a> <http:\/\/bnb.data.bl.uk\/id\/resource\/GBB447700<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nwdrs:describedby<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/881875780<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n\n

Related Entities<\/h3>\n
<http:\/\/dewey.info\/class\/551.7\/e23\/<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/940795#Person\/luczaj_john_a<\/a>> # John A. Luczaj<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Luczaj<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"John A.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"John A. Luczaj<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/940795#Person\/stanley_steven_m<\/a>> # Steven M. Stanley<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Stanley<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Steven M.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Steven M. Stanley<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/940795#Topic\/historical_geology<\/a>> # Historical geology<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Historical geology<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/940795#Topic\/physical_geology<\/a>> # Physical geology<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Physical geology<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/nyu<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\ndcterms:identifier<\/a> \"nyu<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9781429255264<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:ProductModel<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"1429255269<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"9781429255264<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n