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- DescriptionVolcanic dust, climate change, tsunamis, earthquakes - geoscience explores phenomena that profoundly affect our lives. But more than that, the science also provides important clues to the future of the planet. This title gives an overview of Earth's history based on information extracted from rocks, ice cores, and other natural archives.
- Author BiographyDoug Macdougall is Professor Emeritus of Earth Sciences at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego. He is the author of Nature's Clocks: How Scientists Measure the Age of Almost Everything; Frozen Earth: The Once and Future Story of Ice Ages (both from UC Press); and A Short History of Planet Earth.
- Author(s)Douglas Macdougall
- PublisherUniversity of California Press
- Date of Publication12/06/2012
- GenreGeography & Earth Science: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationBerkerley
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of California Press
- Content Note7 b/w photographs, 16 line illustrations, 10 maps
- Weight63 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine22 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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