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A to Z of Earth Scientists (Notable Scientists)
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A comprehensive one-volume A to Z reference of Earth scientists in areas including plate tectonics
Book News Annotation:
From Arden Albee (1928- ), an American geochemist, to Maria T. Zuber (1958- ), an American planetary scientist, this volume in a new series profiles some 150 contributors to the interdisciplinary field of Earth science. Gates (geology, environmental sciences, Rutgers U., NJ) overviews trends in the status of Earth sciences since the 19th century, and introduces entries consisting of identifiers and essays averaging 1,000 words. Includes b&w photos; listings of entries by field, country of birth, county of major scientific activity, and year of birth; and a chronology.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 322-324) and index.
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