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Blue Planet : An Introduction to Earth System Science - 95 edition

Blue Planet : An Introduction to Earth System Science (ISBN10: 0471540218; ISBN13: 9780471540212)
ISBN13: 978-0471540212
ISBN10: 0471540218

Summary: A unique introduction to the holistic view of the Earth. Stresses the systems approach, showing the energy flows and links between the Earth's different parts -- the atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere and the solid Earth -- and the balance in the global environment that exists as a result of these interactions. Every chapter opens with a topical essay dealing with research on the subject matter and closes with a guest essay written by a researcher in the field. Speci
al attention has been paid to select full - color artwork and photographs which illuminate discussions.
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Summary: A unique introduction to the holistic view of the Earth. Stresses the systems approach, showing the energy flows and links between the Earth's different parts -- the atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere and the solid Earth -- and the balance in the global environment that exists as a result of these interactions. Every chapter opens with a topical essay dealing with research on the subject matter and closes with a guest essay written by a researcher in the field. Special attention has been paid to select full - color artwork and photographs which illuminate discussions. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 95
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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Year Published: 1995
International: No

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