Earth system history / Steven M. Stanley.

Author
Published
  • New York : W.H. Freeman and Company [1998]
Physical description
xxiii, 615 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 inches)
ISBN
  • 0716728826
  • 9780716728825
  • 0716733773
  • 9780716733775
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • System requirements for CD-ROM: IBM or compatible 486/66 or better; Windows 95; color monitor with 256 colors or better; quad speed CD-ROM drive; 16 MB RAM.
Contents
  • Partial contents Earth as a system -- Rock-forming minerals and rocks -- The Diversity of life -- Environments and life -- Sedimentary environments -- Correlation and dating of the rock record -- Evolution and the fossil record -- The Theory of plate tectonics -- Continental tectonics and mountain chains -- Major chemical cycles -- The Archean Eon of Precambrian time -- The Proterozoic Eon of Precambrian time -- The Early Paleozoic world -- The Middle Paleozoic world -- The Late Paleozoic world -- The Early Mesozoic world -- The Cretaceous world -- The Paleogene world -- The Neogene world -- The Holocene.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
  • Textbooks.
Language
  • English

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