Earth Science the Easy Way

Earth Science the Easy Way

by Alan D. Sills

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Earth Science the Easy Way by Alan D. Sills


This new addition to Barron's Easy Way series introduces the concept of Earth System Science and explains how the new emphasis on the Earth System approach is revolutionizing our understanding of global-scale Earth processes and changes. Separate chapters cover the Earth’s major systems (atmosphere, hydrosphere cryosphere, geosphere, and biosphere); the Big Bang and alternate theories of the universe’s origin; galaxies, stellar evolution, and other space phenomena; our solar system; the Earth–Moon system; geology and the geolologic time scale; plate tectonics and continental drift; weathering and erosion; the world’s oceans and atmosphere; and environmental considerations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764121463
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/28/2003
Series: Easy Way Series
Pages: 377
Product dimensions: 7.81(w) x 10.87(h) x (d)

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