Earth: A Visual Guide

Earth: A Visual Guide

by Michael Allaby
     
 

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Earth is a visual guide to the latest thinking on all aspects of Earth science, from the formation of the planet to violent volcanic eruptions and the ever-changing patterns of life on Earth. Dive into the depths of the oceans and beyond, through rocks and minerals, right down to Earth's core. Explore Earth's different habitats, their plants and animals, and

Overview

Earth is a visual guide to the latest thinking on all aspects of Earth science, from the formation of the planet to violent volcanic eruptions and the ever-changing patterns of life on Earth. Dive into the depths of the oceans and beyond, through rocks and minerals, right down to Earth's core. Explore Earth's different habitats, their plants and animals, and the role humans have played in their protection and demise. Then look to the heavens for a comprehensive guide to weather in all its manifestations. This book is an absolute essential for any eager Earth explorer. The more we learn, the more fascinating Earth becomes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435106031
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
02/09/2008
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
9.46(w) x 9.22(h) x 1.19(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Allaby is the author, co-author or editor of nearly 100 books, most of them on environmental science. These include a two-volume Encyclopedia of Weather and Climate, a set of eight books on Dangerous Weather, and a number of books on biogeography. He is also editor of the Oxford dictionaries of Earth Sciences, Ecology, Plant Sciences and Zoology. He and his wife live in the West Highlands of Scotland. You can learn more at www.michaelallaby.com.

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