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Author Kump, Lee R.
Title Earth System, the.
Publisher Harlow, United Kingdom : Pearson Education, Limited, 2013.
Copyright date ©2013.
Edition 3rd ed.



Descript 1 online resource (467 pages)
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Media computer c
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Edition 3rd ed.
Contents Cover -- Table of Contents -- Glossary -- 1. Global Change -- 2. Daisyworld: An Introduction to Systems -- 3. Global Energy Balance: The Greenhouse Effect -- 4. The Atmospheric Circulation System -- 5. The Circulation of the Oceans -- 6. The Cryosphere -- 7. Circulation of the Solid Earth: Plate Tectonics -- 8. Recycling of the Elements: Carbon and Nutrient Cycles -- 9. Focus on the Biota: Metabolism, Ecosystems, and Biodiversity -- 10. Origin of Earth and of Life -- 11. Effect of Life on the Atmosphere: The Rise of Oxygen and Ozone -- 12. Long-Term Climate Regulation -- 13. Biodiversity through Earth History -- 14. Pleistocene Glaciations -- 15. Global Warming: Recent and Future Climate -- 16. Global Warming: Impacts, Adaptation, and Mitigation -- 17. Ozone Depletion -- 18. Climate Stability on Earth and Earthlike Planets -- 19. Human Threats to Biodiversity -- Appendix: Units and Unit Conversions -- Appendix: Temperature Conversions -- Appendix: Periodic Table -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z.
ISBN 9781292034867 (electronic bk.)
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Author Kump, Lee R.
Alt author Kasting, James F.
Crane, Robert G.
Descript 1 online resource (467 pages)
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
Edition 3rd ed.
Contents Cover -- Table of Contents -- Glossary -- 1. Global Change -- 2. Daisyworld: An Introduction to Systems -- 3. Global Energy Balance: The Greenhouse Effect -- 4. The Atmospheric Circulation System -- 5. The Circulation of the Oceans -- 6. The Cryosphere -- 7. Circulation of the Solid Earth: Plate Tectonics -- 8. Recycling of the Elements: Carbon and Nutrient Cycles -- 9. Focus on the Biota: Metabolism, Ecosystems, and Biodiversity -- 10. Origin of Earth and of Life -- 11. Effect of Life on the Atmosphere: The Rise of Oxygen and Ozone -- 12. Long-Term Climate Regulation -- 13. Biodiversity through Earth History -- 14. Pleistocene Glaciations -- 15. Global Warming: Recent and Future Climate -- 16. Global Warming: Impacts, Adaptation, and Mitigation -- 17. Ozone Depletion -- 18. Climate Stability on Earth and Earthlike Planets -- 19. Human Threats to Biodiversity -- Appendix: Units and Unit Conversions -- Appendix: Temperature Conversions -- Appendix: Periodic Table -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z.
ISBN 9781292034867 (electronic bk.)
Author Kump, Lee R.
Alt author Kasting, James F.
Crane, Robert G.

Descript 1 online resource (467 pages)
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
Contents Cover -- Table of Contents -- Glossary -- 1. Global Change -- 2. Daisyworld: An Introduction to Systems -- 3. Global Energy Balance: The Greenhouse Effect -- 4. The Atmospheric Circulation System -- 5. The Circulation of the Oceans -- 6. The Cryosphere -- 7. Circulation of the Solid Earth: Plate Tectonics -- 8. Recycling of the Elements: Carbon and Nutrient Cycles -- 9. Focus on the Biota: Metabolism, Ecosystems, and Biodiversity -- 10. Origin of Earth and of Life -- 11. Effect of Life on the Atmosphere: The Rise of Oxygen and Ozone -- 12. Long-Term Climate Regulation -- 13. Biodiversity through Earth History -- 14. Pleistocene Glaciations -- 15. Global Warming: Recent and Future Climate -- 16. Global Warming: Impacts, Adaptation, and Mitigation -- 17. Ozone Depletion -- 18. Climate Stability on Earth and Earthlike Planets -- 19. Human Threats to Biodiversity -- Appendix: Units and Unit Conversions -- Appendix: Temperature Conversions -- Appendix: Periodic Table -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z.
Alt author Kasting, James F.
Crane, Robert G.
ISBN 9781292034867 (electronic bk.)

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