More than 3,000 entries explain key concepts in earth science, as well as physics, chemistry, biology, and mathematics. Helpful tables include chemical elements, earth measurements, the composition of seawater and the atmosphere, meteorological symbols, glacial periods, and more.
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John O. E. is a science writer and editor and co-editor of the Facts On File Dictionary of Physics and the Facts On File Dictionary of Mathematics. Stella is a geographer who has contributed to a number of dictionaries and encyclopedias.