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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 sequence 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, gaining knowledge of and educating earth technology. when it's been designed for senior highschool and junior college or collage, it truly is written in a simple sort and well-illustrated in order that a person with an curiosity during this subject might locate it a fascinating and worthy resource.
The most recent 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 e-book includes over seven-hundred pages, 1200 photos and illustrations in general taken through the writer. it is also 32 video hyperlinks taken via the writer to give an explanation for a number of talents in addition to tours to many unique areas in aid of the textual content. those video clips include:
•use of the Brunton Pocket Transit, checking out the homes of minerals and gathering 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 basic remark and methods. solutions to the multichoice questions are given on the finish of the publication as is a 38 web page key index and thesaurus part which supplies the most web page references in addition to definitions of significant phrases fold as daring variety within the text.

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