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Armchair Geology By John Priestley MA MSc
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What is the real role of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere? Why is the climate no warmer now that it was a thousand years ago, when the level of carbon dioxide has nearly doubled? Why do we have... More > deserts? Why are they sometimes there, along the subtropics, and sometimes not? Why did the last ice age end so quickly, so that the temperature in Greenland rose by seven degrees Celsius in just three years? Why was there an ice age? Why is the planet so cold now, compared to the way it was in the distant past? What was the real reason for the extinction of the dinosaurs?These are just some of the questions the author seeks to answer. The book brings the reader right up to date with the latest developments in the rapidly expanding field of geological knowledge. There are also appendices on the formation of the mountains of the USA, the geological structure of China and the geological history of Australia. This edition is illustrated with 95 photographs, maps and diagrams.< Less
Introduction to Geology By John Priestley
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What is the real role of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere? Why is the climate no warmer now that it was a thousand years ago, when the level of carbon dioxide has nearly doubled? Why do we have... More > deserts? Why was there an ice age? Why is the planet so cold now, compared to the way it was in the distant past? These are just some of the questions the author seeks to answer, by looking not just at the geological evidence, but at the way the atmosphere of the earth works now. The book brings the reader right up to date with the latest developments in geology. It deals with the geological history of rocks, landforms and vulcanicity. The main emphasis is on the geology of the USA. Examples include the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, Bryce Canyon, Yosemite and Hawaii. There is also a chapter on the formation of the Rocky Mountains. The book should be of special interest to those who already know some geology, such a Geography graduates. This edition is illustrated with 80 photographs, maps and diagrams.< Less
Geology for Geographers By John Priestley MA MSc
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As carbon dioxide levels have doubled, why is the climate no warmer now that it was a thousand years ago? Why are deserts sometimes present along the subtropics, and sometimes not? Why was there an... More > ice age? These are just some of the questions the author seeks to answer. The book brings the reader right up to date with the latest developments in geology. It deals with the geological history of rocks and with landforms and volcanicity. Examples are drawn from around the world including the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, Bryce Canyon, Yosemite and Hawaii. This third edition has new appendices dealing with the mountains of the USA, the geological structure of China and the geological history of Australia. The book includes a review of the history of geology, including the contributions of James Hutton, William Smith, Charles Lyell, Louis Agassiz, Richard Owen, Charles Marsh and Edward Cope, Bruce Heezen and Marie Tharp, and modern specialists such as Jennifer Clack. This edition has 100 illustrations.< Less
A Potter's Geology By Eric Rowe
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To help a potter find and prepare his own clay and glaze materials
A Potter's Geology By Eric Rowe
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To help a potter find and prepare his own clay and glaze materials.
Biblical Geology By Daniel McCrillis
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In this book, you will see the Gap Theory on trial. In this record, the Gap Theory will not only give an account for all the error and heresy it has been accused of, but demand that its opponents be... More > charged with perjury! This book is the most accurate account of “the beginning” and “creation” as we know it to be taught from Scripture and verified by true science. It will leave no stone unturned; whether Stratigraphy, Meteorology, Obliquity, Dinosaurs, Fossils, Light, Greek, Hebrew, Angelology, Creation, the Fall, History, or Theology. See that the Gap Theory has the wherewithal to not only take the stand and give an answer to all the charges it has been accused of, but also provide what the plaintiff and the prosecution has failed to; a workable model that functions properly with both the Bible and Geology. See in this amazing book how the Bible reached out thousands of years ahead of the Young Earth Movement, Modern Science, and Geology; providing Answers to these Questions and hundreds more!< Less
The Principles of Geology By SIR CHARLES LYELL
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SIR CHARLES LYELL The Principles of Geology Sir Charles Lyell, the distinguished geologist, was born at Kinnordy, Forfarshire, Scotland, Nov. 14, 1797. It was at Oxford that his scientific interest... More > was first aroused, and after taking an M.A. degree in 1821 he continued his scientific studies, becoming an active member of the Geological and Linnæan Societies of London. In 1826 he was elected a fellow of the Royal Society, and two years later went with Sir Roderick Murchison on a tour of Europe, and gathered evidence for the theory of geological uniformity which he afterwards promulgated.< Less
The Geology of Affection By Chris Sawyer
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An introduction to the quiet yet forceful poems of Chris Sawyer
Isotope Geology By Pieter Vermeesch
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Introduction to radiometric geochronology. Lecture notes for Part 1 of UCL's 2nd year course in Isotope Geochemistry.
Online Geology Lab Manual By JM Hoover
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Custom geology lab manual for the ONLINE GEL 111 class.