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The Little Book Of Planet Earth

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Our Earth in a nutshell...for thousands of years, people have been trying to solve the riddle of our planet's composition and its position in the Universe. But only twentieth-century research revealed how Earth emerged out of the solar nebula, and what it is made of. In The Little Book of Planet Earth, Rolf Meissner gives us an insight into different aspects of earth sciences, and answers questions such as:

How was our Solar System formed and, with it, our planet?

How does the Earth's magnetic field work?

What is the role of plate tectonics, and why does it make Earth such a special planet?

How did life on our planet evolve?

What techniques do scientists have to determine the age of rocks and fossils?

What seismological methods are applied for the exploration of the Earth's interior?

What natural resources do we have, and are they infinite?

First published in 1999, this 2002 hardback edition is complete with its dustwrapper, which is lightly spotted on the inside and is slightly scratched. The book is beautifully bound in blue and brown cloth with matching blue endpapers and the corners are a little bumped. The page block is slightly skewed and the edges are dusty. However, the binding is tight and the book features many explanatory diagrams and black and white photographs.

Item details

Author(s):
Rolf Meissner
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
149cmx143.5cmx2cm
Edition:
2002
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0387952586
ISBN-13:
9780387952581
Number of pages:
204
Publisher:
Copernicus Books
Title:
The Little Book Of Planet Earth

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Our Earth in a nutshell...for thousands of years, people have been trying to solve the riddle of our planet's composition and its position in the Universe. But only twentieth-century research revealed how Earth emerged out of the solar nebula, and what it is made of. In The Little Book of Planet Earth, Rolf Meissner gives us an insight into different aspects of earth sciences, and answers questions such as:

How was our Solar System formed and, with it, our planet?

How does the Earth's magnetic field work?

What is the role of plate tectonics, and why does it make Earth such a special planet?

How did life on our planet evolve?

What techniques do scientists have to determine the age of rocks and fossils?

What seismological methods are applied for the exploration of the Earth's interior?

What natural resources do we have, and are they infinite?

First published in 1999, this 2002 hardback edition is complete with its dustwrapper, which is lightly spotted on the inside and is slightly scratched. The book is beautifully bound in blue and brown cloth with matching blue endpapers and the corners are a little bumped. The page block is slightly skewed and the edges are dusty. However, the binding is tight and the book features many explanatory diagrams and black and white photographs.

Author(s):
Rolf Meissner
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
149cmx143.5cmx2cm
Edition:
2002
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0387952586
ISBN-13:
9780387952581
Number of pages:
204
Publisher:
Copernicus Books
Title:
The Little Book Of Planet Earth

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