The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Earth Sciences (Oxford Paperback Reference)

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Earth Sciences (Oxford Paperback Reference)

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ISBN13: 9780192861252
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This wide-ranging dictionary of earth sciences has been compiled with the help of a team of specialist contributors, and has been substantially revised and updated for this new edition. It is intended as a reference for all students of the subject, especially those on interdisciplinary courses. The volume contains over 6000 entries, with new material on planetary science, remote sensing, statistics, and sequence stratigraphy. There is also substantial updating in mineralogy and geophysics, and coverage includes climatology, economic geology, geochemistry, oceanography, palaeontology, petrology and volcanology. An added section of appendices includes wind strength scales; material, temporal and chronostratigraphic units; and geologic, lunar and Martian time scales The book is intended for students of Earth sciences, geology, geography, meteorology and other related disciplines, and amateur geologists.

Type Book
Number Of Pages 432
Item Height 26 mm
Item Width 128 mm
Item Weight 398 Gram
Product Dimensions 128 x 26 x 190
Publisher Oxford Paperbacks
Format Paperback | 432


Ailsa Allaby has most recently contributed to The Oxford Dictionary of Natural History, The Oxford Illustrated Encyclopedia: The Natural World, and A Dictionary of the Environment.
Michael Allaby has written widely on science and the environment. He is the General Editor of The Oxford Dictionary of Natural History and A Dictionary of the Environment and the author of many books, among them Conservations at Home: A Practical Handbook, Ecology Facts, and Guide to Gaia.