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Earth Science

Earth science is the study of the Earth, its origin, its structure, the changes it has undergone, and the past and future consequences of those changes. Its four major branches include meteorology, oceanography… (See Below for Full Description)
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Earth science is the study of the Earth, its origin, its structure, the changes it has undergone, and the past and future consequences of those changes. Its four major branches include meteorology, oceanography, astronomy, and geology. From the formulation of the three major principles of modern geology to the publishing of Principles of Geology, Earth Science profiles 10 influential people who made amazing discoveries in Earth science. Each chapter contains relevant information on the scientist's childhood, research, discoveries, and lasting contributions to the field and concludes with a chronology and a list of print and Internet references specific to that individual.

Entries include:
  • Georgius Agricola
  • Georges Cuvier
  • Stephen Jay Gould
  • Arthur Holmes
  • Alexander von Humboldt
  • James Hutton
  • Sir Charles Lyell
  • William Smith
  • Nicolaus Steno
  • Alfred Wegener.

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ISBN-13 978-0-8160-5464-0
ISBN-10 816054649
eBook ISBN 978-0-8160-7224-8
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Pioneers In Science
Author Katherine Cullen, Ph.D.
Publication Date 12/1/2005
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Chelsea House
Specifications Black-and-white photographs and line illustrations. Appendixes. Glossary. Further reading. Chapter-specific chronologies. Web sites.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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