Understanding the Earth

Author
Other titles
  • Understanding the Earth a new synthesis
  • Understanding the earth: a new synthesis.
Published
  • Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 1992
Physical description
x,551p : figs,illus,maps + glossary ; 24cm.
ISBN
  • 9780521427401
  • 0521427401
  • 0521370205
Notes
  • Cover title: Understanding the earth : a new synthesis.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Source of acquisition: 0237722 31.3.93 JB JB MDD.
  • Source of acquisition: 0237722 31.3.93 JB JB MDD.
  • English.
Contents
  • Exploration of the Solar System / Peter W. Francis -- The origin of the Earth / Stuart Ross Taylor -- The Earth's interior / Don L. Anderson -- Experimental petrology : Earth materials science / Peter J. Wyllie -- Magma generation in the Earth / Stephen J. Sparks -- The interpretation of magmatic evolution / Keith J. Cox -- Geological time / Chris J. Hawkesworth and Peter van Calsteren -- The continents / Keith O'Nions -- Seafloor spreading and plate tectonics / Tjeerd H. van Andel -- Plate tectonics and continental drift / Alan G. Smith -- Plate tectonics and hydrothermal ore deposits / Michael J. Russell -- Metamorphism and fluids / Alan B. Thompson -- Seismic reflection profiling and the structure of the continental lithosphere / Simon L. Klemperer and Carolyn Peddy -- Deformation of the continental crust / Philip England -- The formation of sedimentary basins / Tony Watts -- Clastic sediments / Roger G. Walker -- Limestones through time / Maurice E. Tucker.
  • Hydrocarbon source rocks / Ralf Littke and Dietrich H. Welte -- Event stratigraphy : a dynamic view of the sedimentary record / Adolf Seilacher -- Sequence stratigraphy : an introduction / Chris Wilson -- Intraplate stress and sedimentary basin evolution / Sierd Cloetingh -- The early evolution of life / Simon Conway Morris -- Fossils and evolutionary theory / Peter W. Skelton -- Palaeoclimatology / Eric J. Barron -- Volcanic hazards / Michael R. Rampino.
Related item
  • http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1007/91022281-d.html
Genre
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • This undergraduate text offers an account of the recent rapid evolution of knowledge about processes that drive and shape the Earth. The topics covered range from magma generation in the earth, through the formation of sedimentary basins and on to internal and surface processes.

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