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The Resource The earth machine : the science of a dynamic planet, Edmond A. Mathez and James D. Webster

The earth machine : the science of a dynamic planet, Edmond A. Mathez and James D. Webster

Label
The earth machine : the science of a dynamic planet
Title
The earth machine
Title remainder
the science of a dynamic planet
Statement of responsibility
Edmond A. Mathez and James D. Webster
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
From the scorching center of Earth's core to the outer limits of its atmosphere, from the gradual process of erosion that carved the Grand Canyon to the earth-shaking fury of volcanoes and earthquakes, this fascinating book-inspired by the award-winning Hall of Planet Earth at New York City's American Museum of Natural History-tells the story of the evolution of our planet and of the science that makes it work. With the same exuberance and expertise they brought to the creation of the Hall of Planet Earth, Edmond A. Mathez and James D. Webster explore the major factors in our planet's
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mathez, Edmond A
Dewey number
550
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QB631
LC item number
.M32 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Webster, James D
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Astronomical geography
  • Earth (Planet)
  • SCIENCE
  • SCIENCE
  • SCIENCE
  • Astronomical geography
  • Earth (Planet)
Label
The earth machine : the science of a dynamic planet, Edmond A. Mathez and James D. Webster
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. How was Earth evolved? -- pt. 2. Why are there ocean basins, continents, and mountains? -- pt. 3. What causes Earth's climate and climate change? -- pt. 4. Why is Earth habitable
Control code
787844850
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 335 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231500876
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt273xhv
  • 4a41fa53-e4a4-467c-93a5-8ee6522f3234
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)787844850
Label
The earth machine : the science of a dynamic planet, Edmond A. Mathez and James D. Webster
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. How was Earth evolved? -- pt. 2. Why are there ocean basins, continents, and mountains? -- pt. 3. What causes Earth's climate and climate change? -- pt. 4. Why is Earth habitable
Control code
787844850
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 335 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231500876
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt273xhv
  • 4a41fa53-e4a4-467c-93a5-8ee6522f3234
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)787844850

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