Adventures in Earth Science by Dr Peter T Scott

By Dr Peter T Scott

ADVENTURES in EARTH technological know-how isn't just an in-depth textbook yet a chain of adventures throughout seven continents and past within the sciences of astronomy, geology, meteorology and oceanography. it's been written with over 40 years of expertise in learning, discovering and instructing earth technological know-how. when it's been designed for senior highschool and junior collage or university, it truly is written in a simple variety and well-illustrated in order that a person with an curiosity during this subject could locate it an enticing and important resource.
The most up-to-date clinical info has been given within the textual content together with chapters on weather swap and the long run use of fuels and effort. The ebook includes over seven-hundred pages, 1200 photos and illustrations normally taken by means of the writer. it is also 32 video hyperlinks taken by way of the writer to provide an explanation for quite a few abilities in addition to tours to many unique areas in help of the textual content. those movies include:
•use of the Brunton Pocket Transit, checking out the houses of minerals and accumulating fossils
•sailing a Tall send down the Tasman Sea
•climbing glaciers in Switzerland and New Zealand
•visiting the mainland and islands of the Antarctic Peninsular
•trekking down the 4000m deep Colca Canyon in Peru
•travelling down an top a part of the Amazon River
•visiting a reconstructed gold-mining city in Australia and panning for gold.

Each bankruptcy is concluded with a precis of the details, multichoice and prolonged evaluate questions and a piece of useful tricks which bargains sensible feedback in such concerns as accumulating specimens, box paintings and survival, astronomical remark and normal commentary and strategies. solutions to the multichoice questions are given on the finish of the publication as is a 38 web page key index and word list part which provides the most web page references in addition to definitions of significant phrases fold as daring style within the text.

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