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Planet earth; readings from Scientific American, with introductions by Frank Press [and] Raymond Siever.

; Siever, Raymond, compiler
San Francisco, W.H. Freeman [1974] .
ISBN 9780716705079, 0716705079, 0716705060, 9780716705062

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Other Title Scientific American. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n89630981
Other Authors Siever, Raymond,
Subjects Aarde (planeet)
Earth sciences.
Force and energy.
Pollution.
Description viii, 303 pages illustrations 30 cm
Copyright Date [1974]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-297).
Contents The engery resources of the earth / M. King Hubbert -- The flow of energy in an industrial society / Earl Cook -- Geothermal power / Joseph Barnea -- The atmosphere and the ocean / R.W. Stewart -- The control of the water cycle / Jose P. Peixoto and M. Ali Kettani -- The oxygen cycle / Preston Cloud and Aharon Gibor -- The carbon cycle / Bert Bolin -- The nitrogen cycle / C.C. Delwiche -- The global circulation of atmospheric pollutants / Reginald E. Newell -- Mercury in the Environment / Leonard J. Goldwater -- Plate tectonics / John F. Dewey -- The evolution of the Andes / David E. James -- The evolution of the Indian Ocean / D.P. McKenzie and J.G. Sclater -- Continental drift and the fossil record / A. Hallam -- Plate tectonics and mineral resources / Peter A. Rona -- The evolution of reefs / Norman D. Newell -- When the Mediterranean dried up / Kenneth J. Hsu -- River meanders / Luna B. Leopold and W.B. Langbein -- Lateritic soils / Mary McNeil -- Mars from Mariner 9 / Bruce C. Murray -- The earth as a dynamo / Walter M. Elasser -- Tides and the Earth-Moon system / Peter Goldreich -- The fine structure of the Earth's interior / Bruce A. Bolt -- The chemistry of the solar system / John S. Lewis.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1009458
(OCoLC)ocm01009458
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