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Author Redfern, Martin.

Title The Earth : a very short introduction / Martin Redfern
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2003]


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Description 141 pages : illustrations, maps ; 18 cm
Series A very short introduction ; 90
Very short introductions ; 90
Contents Machine derived contents note: 1. Dynamic Planet -- 2. Deep Time -- 3. Deep Earth -- 4. Under the Sea -- 5. Drifting Continents -- 6. Volcanoes -- 7. When the Ground Shakes -- Epilogue
Summary Martin Redfern explores the most recent geological research, explaining how new advances in the understanding of plate tectonics, seismology, and satellite imagery have enabled us to begin to see the Earth for what it is: a dynamic and ever-changing planet. This clear and fascinating book brings the story of the Earth up to date, revealing our present understanding of the complex processes that govern our planet
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 135-136) and index
Subject Earth sciences.
Solar system.
Genre/Form Nonfiction
LC no. 2003279681
ISBN 0192803077