Readings in earth sciences.


New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold [1972] .

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Subjects Earth sciences.
Series Van Nostrand Reinhold readers on the environment and man.
Description vii, 247 pages illustrations 21 cm.
Copyright Date [1972]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents part 1. Man's view of the earth: Arctic walk, by J.P. Milton. The fight for America's Alps, by P. Brooks. A wind-storm in the forests, by J. Muir. Escalante Canyon, by E. Abbey. Earth resource satellites, by G.K.C. Pardoe. The nature of geology and its place among the natural sciences, by E.M. Spieker.--pt. 2. Dynamics of crustal change and earth modifications: The building blocks of the clouds, by J.A. Day. Rivers in the making, by H.F. Garner. Erosion of the land; or, What's happening to our continents, by S. Judson. The Alaska earthquake of 1964, by W.R. Hansen. Iceland's thermal geology, by J. Kane. Permafrost, by R.F. Leggett. Continental drift and a dynamic earth, by J.C. Maxwell.--pt. 3. Man's confrontations with the earth: The vanishing tidelands, by P. Redford. Alaska and its pipe dream, by B. Moulton. Will there be enough water? by J.C. Maxwell. Geological influence on regional health problems, by J.M. Spencer. The ecological hazards of making a lake, by T. Scudder. Los Angeles smog, by J.R. Goldsmith. Man-materials-midden, by D.F. Othmer.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)363491
(OCoLC)ocm00363491
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WorldCat Identities Moulton, Benjamin, 1917-
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