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Earth: Evolution of a Habitable World (Paperback)

Jonathan I. Lunine

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ISBN 10: 0521615194 / ISBN 13: 9780521615198
Edité par CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom, 2013
Neuf(s) Etat : New Couverture souple
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Language: English . Brand New Book. Fully updated throughout, including revised illustrations and new images from NASA missions, this new edition provides an overview of Earth s history from a planetary science perspective for Earth science undergraduates. Earth s evolution is described in the context of what we know about other planets and the cosmos at large, from the origin of the cosmos to the processes that shape planetary environments and from the origins of life to the inner workings of cells. Astronomy, Earth science, planetary science and astrobiology are integrated to give students the whole picture of how the Earth has come to its present state and an understanding of the relationship between key ideas in different fields. The book presents concepts in nontechnical language and mathematical treatments are avoided where possible. New end-of-chapter summaries and questions allow students to check their understanding and critical thinking is emphasized to encourage students to explore ideas scientifically for themselves. N° de réf. du libraire AAA9780521615198

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Titre : Earth: Evolution of a Habitable World (...

Éditeur : CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom

Date d'édition : 2013

Reliure : Paperback

Etat du livre :New

Edition : 2nd Revised edition.

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Fully updated throughout, including revised illustrations and new images from NASA missions, this new edition provides an overview of Earth's history from a planetary science perspective for Earth science undergraduates. Earth's evolution is described in the context of what we know about other planets and the cosmos at large, from the origin of the cosmos to the processes that shape planetary environments and from the origins of life to the inner workings of cells. Astronomy, earth science, planetary science and astrobiology are integrated to give students the whole picture of how the Earth has come to its present state and an understanding of the relationship between key ideas in different fields. The book presents concepts in nontechnical language and mathematical treatments are avoided where possible. New end-of-chapter summaries and questions allow students to check their understanding and critical thinking is emphasized to encourage students to explore ideas scientifically for themselves.

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Fully updated throughout, this new edition provides an overview of the history of the Earth from a planetary science perspective for Earth science undergraduates. Earth's evolution is described in the context of other planets and the cosmos, integrating astronomy, Earth science and astrobiology to help students understand key interdisciplinary concepts.

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