|Title||:||The Earth: A Very Short Introduction|
|Format Type||:||eBook PDF / e-Pub|
|Category||:||Geology, Books, Science & Nature, Professional & Technical, Engineering, Geography, Earth Sciences|
This is an all-encompassing look at the Earth: how it was formed and how it works. It explores the emerging geological research and explains how new advances in the understanding of plate tectonics, seismology, and satellite imagery have enabled us to begin to see the Earth for what it is, a dynamic and ever changing planet. It introduces the concepts of plate tectonics, continental drift, the earth's structure, sea floor spreading, the relationship between the atmosphere and the oceans, and how mountains are formed.