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Earth Sciences
"The science and nature of the Earth, its oceans and our environment. An interactive educational resource."
Features the Earth Observatory Web resource of the U.S. National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA), which provides satellite imagery and scientific information about the Earth. Notes that the focus is on the Earth's climate and environmental change. Provides access to news articles, reference materials, and online experiments.
Voyages of Discovery is a mesmerizing visual survey of the most significant discoveries in the history of natural science exploration. Superb artwork and photographs spanning three centuries document landmark advances made in the field and bring to life the fascinating stories of the explorers, naturalists, artists and photographers
A career-spanning book of stories and essays on nature, religion, and society by the great California writer.
Hundreds of entries on concepts, theories and hypotheses, places and events, contributing scientists, technology and instruments, and other subjects provide a broad scope of hydrology, structural geology, petrology, isotope geology, geochemistry, geomorphology, and oceanography.
Derived from the content of the respected McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, Sixth Edition, each title provides thousands of definitions of words and phrases encountered in a specific discipline. All include: * Pronunciation guide for every term * Acronyms, cross-references, and abbreviations * Appendices with conversion tables; listings of scientific, technical, and mathematical notation; tables of relevant data; and more * A convenient, quick-find format
Violent changes in climate and geography have marked Earth's long history in a mysterious, miraculous pattern of planetary evolution.
A stunning 11-part series that captures rare action, impossible locations, and intimate moments with our planet's best-loved, wildest, and most elusive creatures.
Amateurs as well as professional scientists delight in and pore over Rocks & Minerals, which has published articles on mineralogy, geology, and paleontology since 1926. Regular departments explore such topics as minerals for the collector, microminerals, and current geologic events.
Founded in 1959 at the Duke University Geology Department (now Earth & Ocean Sciences), SOUTHEASTERN GEOLOGY is a refereed journal that gives the reader the results of research in all aspects of the geology of the southeastern United States.
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