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[17.15 MiB] Earth books by Richard Fortey

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In Earth, the acclaimed author of Trilobite! and Life takes us on a grand tour of the earth’s physical past, showing how the history of plate tectonics is etched in the landscape around us.


Beginning with Mt. Vesuvius, whose eruption in Roman times helped spark the science of geology, and ending in a lab in the West of England where mathematical models and lab experiments replace direct observation, Richard Fortey tells us what the present says about ancient geologic processes. He shows how plate tectonics came to rule the geophysical landscape and how the evidence is written in the hills and in the stones. And in the process, he takes us on a wonderful journey around the globe to visit some of the most fascinating and intriguing spots on the planet.
  • Oceans: A Very Short Introduction
  • Fossil Guide
  • The Medea Hypothesis
  • Global Warming: Fifth Edition
  • Vida, la gran historia
  • Climate and the Oceans
  • Conspiracy - HAARP Good Or Evil
  • The Dynamics of Disaster
  • Volcanoes, Earthquakes And Tsunamis: Teach Yourself
  • Austerity Ecology & the Collapse-Porn Addicts
  • The City Rocks
  • Earth in Upheaval
  • Tambora
  • History of the County of Orange: with a history of the town and city of Newburgh.
  • The Secret Life of Dust
  • Cambio climático
  • A First Course in Atmospheric Radiation
  • The Mammoth Book of The Deep
  • GIS Concepts and ArcGIS Methods
  • World Geography
  • Weather
  • Oxygen
  • Volcanoes in Human History
  • The Earth Is Hollow