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Presenting a new vision in the field, this compelling book explores Earth's history as a series of interrelated processes that continue to have significant outcomes for humans and other living things. It captures the excitement of historical geology by utilizing active, visually rich learning methods. Readers will gain a strong understanding of the fundamental concepts used in the interpretation of Earth's physical, chemical, and biological evolution over the last 4.5 billion years. They'll also discover how to interpret the interaction of living creatures with their environments through time by following the book's innovative framework.

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BRIAN JEPSON is a programmer and consultant who specializes in Internet and Intranet database development. The creator of several freely redistributable Internet database utilities, he is President and a founding member of the SMT Computing Society in Providence, Rhode Island. He is also the author of World Wide Web Database Programming for Windows NT (Wiley) and writes for leading periodicals, including Internet & Java Advisor and Databased Advisor.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Earth Systems and Principles of Interpreting Earth History

1.  Introduction to Earth System History

2.  Earth Materials and Features

3.  Geologic Time

4.  Life on Earth and its Fossil Record

5.  Biological Evolution

6.  Interpreting Sedimentary Environments and Climate

7.  Plate Tectonics in Earth History

Part 2: Interpretation of Earth History

8.  Archean World

9.  Proterozoic World

10.  Paleozoic World

11.  Mesozoic World

12.  Cenozoic World

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471724902
Author:
Babcock, Loren E.
Publisher:
Wiley
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geology
Subject:
Natural history
Subject:
History
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
Geology
Subject:
Evolution (Biology)
Subject:
Geology-General
Subject:
Geology & Geophysics
Copyright:
Series:
VISUALIZING SERIES
Series Volume:
2
Publication Date:
September 2008
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
10.70x9.00x.70 in. 2.30 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , BRIAN JEPSON is a programmer and consultant who specializes in Internet and Intranet database development. The creator of several freely redistributable Internet database utilities, he is President and a founding member of the SMT Computing Society in Providence, Rhode Island. He is also the author of World Wide Web Database Programming for Windows NT (Wiley) and writes for leading periodicals, including Internet & Java Advisor and Databased Advisor.
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