The Handbook of Geoscience

The Handbook of Geoscience

by Frank R. Spellman
     
 

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Written in an engaging, highly readable style, it is ideal for students, administrators, legal professionals, non-science professionals and general readers with little or no science background, the handbook is a user-friendly overview of our physical, biological and ecological environment that offers up-to-date coverage of the major scientific fields that in

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Written in an engaging, highly readable style, it is ideal for students, administrators, legal professionals, non-science professionals and general readers with little or no science background, the handbook is a user-friendly overview of our physical, biological and ecological environment that offers up-to-date coverage of the major scientific fields that in combination form the structure of geoscience. Students who are enrolled in a geoscience course or one of its many subdisciplines will find this book to be an invaluable resource and reference to supplement classroom instruction and provide greater insight into many of the topics usually discussed. The emphasis is on readability, with clear, example-driven explanations refined by over 35 years of experience of instruction and student feedback.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810886155
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
02/14/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
564
File size:
6 MB

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Meet the Author

Frank R. Spellman is the author or co-author of more than 70 books on the natural sciences, as well as environmental and health sciences. He has served as a consultant for the U.S. Department of Justice, a variety of law firms, and a number of non-governmental organizations on environmental issues and health-related matters. He is formerly an assistant professor of environmental health at Old Dominion University.

Melissa L. Stoudt is a radiation controls training instructor at an atomic power laboratory. Previously, she instructed students and officers of the US Navy in proper radiation controls and handling of radioactive material. She is coauthor of Nuclear Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security (Scarecrow Press 2011).

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