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The Earth - Its Birth and Growth (Hardcover, 2nd Revised edition): Minoru Ozima, Jun Korenaga, Qing-Zhu Yin

The Earth - Its Birth and Growth (Hardcover, 2nd Revised edition)

Minoru Ozima, Jun Korenaga, Qing-Zhu Yin

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A clear understanding of the Earth's past evolution can provide the key to its possible future development. The Earth: Its Birth and Growth explores the evolution of the Earth over 4.6 billion years using basic reasoning and simple illustrations to help explain the underlying physical and chemical principles and major processes involved. Fully updated and revised, this rigorous but accessible second edition includes three completely new chapters. It incorporates exciting developments in isotope geology, placing results within a wider framework of Earth evolution and plate tectonics. Some background in physics and chemistry is assumed, but basic theories and processes are explained concisely in self-contained sections. Key research papers and review articles are fully referenced. This book is ideal as supplementary reading for undergraduate and graduate students in isotope geochemistry, geodynamics, plate tectonics and planetary science. It also provides an enjoyable overview of Earth's evolution for professional scientists and general readers.

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Imprint: Cambridge UniversityPress
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: April 2012
First published: April 2012
Authors: Minoru Ozima • Jun Korenaga • Qing-Zhu Yin
Dimensions: 234 x 155 x 12mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 164
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
ISBN-13: 978-0-521-76025-6
Categories: Books > Earth & environment > Earth sciences
Books > Earth & environment > Earth sciences > General
LSN: 0-521-76025-9
Barcode: 9780521760256

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