skip to content
Environmental geology : an earth system science approach Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Environmental geology : an earth system science approach

Author: Dorothy J Merritts; Andrew DeWet; Kirsten Menking
Publisher: New York : W.H. Freeman, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Environmental Geology reflects the view held by a growing number of geologists that an integrated Earth system science approach provides essential insights into the workings of the whole Earth and is crucial to the development of scientific literacy. Unique, contemporary, and visually stunning, this new textbook guides the reader toward a personal understanding of Earth's varied environments, the whole Earth system  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: Dorothy J Merritts; Andrew DeWet; Kirsten Menking
ISBN: 0716728346 9780716728344
OCLC Number: 36969747
Description: xxvi, 452 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 28 cm
Contents: pt. 1: Fundamental concepts: how humans view and study earth --
1. Introduction to environmental science --
2. Dynamic earth systems --
3. Geologic time and earth history --
pt. 11: Solid earth systems --
4. Lithosphere: the rock and sediment system --
5. Lithosphere: resources, hazards and change --
6. Soil and weathering systems --
pt. 111:Fluid earth systems --
7. The surface water system --
8. The groundwater system --
9. The atmospheric system --
10. The ocean and coastal system --
pt. IV: Energy and change in earth systems --
11. Energy and the environment --
12. Understanding environmental change --
13. Tracing and predicting environmental change.
Responsibility: Dorothy J. Merritts, Andrew De Wet, Kirsten Menking.

Abstract:

Using the earth systems approach, Dr Merritts and her colleagues guide readers towards an understanding of Earth's varied environments, the whole-Earth systems connecting them and the ramifications  Read more...

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/36969747> # Environmental geology : an earth system science approach
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "36969747" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/340171583#Topic/milieugeologie> ; # Milieugeologie
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/340171583#Topic/environmental_geology> ; # Environmental geology
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/912988> ; # Environmental geology
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/340171583#Topic/umweltgeologie> ; # Umweltgeologie
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/550/e21/> ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/23881510> ; # Andrew DeWet
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/9129061> ; # Kirsten Menking
    schema:copyrightYear "1998" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/26344607> ; # Dorothy J. Merritts
    schema:datePublished "1998" ;
    schema:description "Environmental Geology reflects the view held by a growing number of geologists that an integrated Earth system science approach provides essential insights into the workings of the whole Earth and is crucial to the development of scientific literacy. Unique, contemporary, and visually stunning, this new textbook guides the reader toward a personal understanding of Earth's varied environments, the whole Earth system that connects them, and the local and global ramifications of natural events and human intervention."@en ;
    schema:description "pt. 1: Fundamental concepts: how humans view and study earth -- 1. Introduction to environmental science -- 2. Dynamic earth systems -- 3. Geologic time and earth history -- pt. 11: Solid earth systems -- 4. Lithosphere: the rock and sediment system -- 5. Lithosphere: resources, hazards and change -- 6. Soil and weathering systems -- pt. 111:Fluid earth systems -- 7. The surface water system -- 8. The groundwater system -- 9. The atmospheric system -- 10. The ocean and coastal system -- pt. IV: Energy and change in earth systems -- 11. Energy and the environment -- 12. Understanding environmental change -- 13. Tracing and predicting environmental change."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/340171583> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Environmental geology : an earth system science approach"@en ;
    schema:productID "36969747" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/36969747#PublicationEvent/new_york_w_h_freeman_1998> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/340171583#Agent/w_h_freeman> ; # W.H. Freeman
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780716728344> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB9928216> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/36969747> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/340171583#Agent/w_h_freeman> # W.H. Freeman
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "W.H. Freeman" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/340171583#Topic/environmental_geology> # Environmental geology
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Environmental geology"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/912988> # Environmental geology
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Environmental geology"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/23881510> # Andrew DeWet
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "DeWet" ;
    schema:givenName "Andrew" ;
    schema:name "Andrew DeWet" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/26344607> # Dorothy J. Merritts
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1958" ;
    schema:familyName "Merritts" ;
    schema:givenName "Dorothy J." ;
    schema:name "Dorothy J. Merritts" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/9129061> # Kirsten Menking
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Menking" ;
    schema:givenName "Kirsten" ;
    schema:name "Kirsten Menking" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780716728344>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0716728346" ;
    schema:isbn "9780716728344" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

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