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The Resource Earth : inside and out, Edmond A. Mathez, editor

Earth : inside and out, Edmond A. Mathez, editor

Label
Earth : inside and out
Title
Earth
Title remainder
inside and out
Statement of responsibility
Edmond A. Mathez, editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
550
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
QE26.2
LC item number
.E274 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mathez, Edmond A
  • American Museum of Natural History
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Geology
  • Earth (Planet)
Label
Earth : inside and out, Edmond A. Mathez, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
"An American Museum of Natural History book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 214)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • An Earth moon mystery / Robert A. Fogel -- Origin and evolution of the continents / Roberta L. Rudnick -- Life and the evolution of Earth's atmosphere / Stephen J. Mojzsis -- Case study: retrieving a stromatolite from the Sahara Desert -- Case study: zircon chronology: dating the oldest material on Earth -- Profile: Arthur Holmes: harnessing the mechanics of mantle convection to the theory of continental drift -- Global seismic tomography: a snapshot of convection in the Earth / Robert D. van der Hilst -- Convection in the core and the generation of the Earth's magnetic field / Gary A. Glatzmaier -- Mantle convection / Peter Bunge -- Case study: ultra-high-pressure experimentalist who studies the deep Earth -- Profile: Inge Lehmann: discoverer of the Earth's inner core -- The structure of mountain ranges / Peter H. Molnar -- Averting earthquake surprises in the Pacific Northwest / Brian F. Atwater -- Hawaii and hotspots: a window to the deep mantle / Steven L. Goldstein -- The hazards of volcanoes / Haraldur Sigurdsson -- Case study: forecasting earthquakes using paleoseismology -- Case study: a conversation with Jacques Malavieille -- Profile: Harry Hess: one of the discoverers of seafloor spreading -- The erosion of the Grand Canyon / George Billingsley -- Death among the dunes: a dinosaur murder mystery / Lowell Dingus, David B. Loope -- Case study: mapping Mt. Rainier -- Profile: James Hutton: the founder of modern geology -- The oceans' role in climate / Martin H. Visbeck -- Predicting El Niño / Mark A. Cane -- Global warming / Charles F. Keller -- An ice core time machine / Paul A. Mayewski -- Case study: studying tree rings to learn about global climate -- Profile: Milutin Milankovitch: seeking the cause of the ice ages --
  • Earth: the Goldilocks planet / Rachel Oxburgh -- Black smokers: incubators on the seafloor / Deborah S. Kelley -- Resources of the Earth- where do metals come from? / James Webster -- Case study: looking for life in Antarctica ... and on Mars -- Case study: mapping hot springs on the deep ocean floor -- Profile: Harold C. Urey: discoverer of deuterium and investigator of the origin of life, the origin of the planets, and the climate of the early Earth
Control code
ocm45386398
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
237 pages
Isbn
9781565845954
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
00136454
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • 404462
  • (Sirsi) o45386398
  • (Sirsi) ADK-3966
Label
Earth : inside and out, Edmond A. Mathez, editor
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
"An American Museum of Natural History book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 214)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • An Earth moon mystery / Robert A. Fogel -- Origin and evolution of the continents / Roberta L. Rudnick -- Life and the evolution of Earth's atmosphere / Stephen J. Mojzsis -- Case study: retrieving a stromatolite from the Sahara Desert -- Case study: zircon chronology: dating the oldest material on Earth -- Profile: Arthur Holmes: harnessing the mechanics of mantle convection to the theory of continental drift -- Global seismic tomography: a snapshot of convection in the Earth / Robert D. van der Hilst -- Convection in the core and the generation of the Earth's magnetic field / Gary A. Glatzmaier -- Mantle convection / Peter Bunge -- Case study: ultra-high-pressure experimentalist who studies the deep Earth -- Profile: Inge Lehmann: discoverer of the Earth's inner core -- The structure of mountain ranges / Peter H. Molnar -- Averting earthquake surprises in the Pacific Northwest / Brian F. Atwater -- Hawaii and hotspots: a window to the deep mantle / Steven L. Goldstein -- The hazards of volcanoes / Haraldur Sigurdsson -- Case study: forecasting earthquakes using paleoseismology -- Case study: a conversation with Jacques Malavieille -- Profile: Harry Hess: one of the discoverers of seafloor spreading -- The erosion of the Grand Canyon / George Billingsley -- Death among the dunes: a dinosaur murder mystery / Lowell Dingus, David B. Loope -- Case study: mapping Mt. Rainier -- Profile: James Hutton: the founder of modern geology -- The oceans' role in climate / Martin H. Visbeck -- Predicting El Niño / Mark A. Cane -- Global warming / Charles F. Keller -- An ice core time machine / Paul A. Mayewski -- Case study: studying tree rings to learn about global climate -- Profile: Milutin Milankovitch: seeking the cause of the ice ages --
  • Earth: the Goldilocks planet / Rachel Oxburgh -- Black smokers: incubators on the seafloor / Deborah S. Kelley -- Resources of the Earth- where do metals come from? / James Webster -- Case study: looking for life in Antarctica ... and on Mars -- Case study: mapping hot springs on the deep ocean floor -- Profile: Harold C. Urey: discoverer of deuterium and investigator of the origin of life, the origin of the planets, and the climate of the early Earth
Control code
ocm45386398
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
237 pages
Isbn
9781565845954
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
00136454
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • 404462
  • (Sirsi) o45386398
  • (Sirsi) ADK-3966

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