The earth sciences [by] Arthur N. Strahler.

2d ed.. New York, Harper and Row [1971] .

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Subjects Earth sciences.
Geologia Geral.
Sciences de la terre.
Description vii, 824 pages illustrations, maps 28 cm
Copyright Date [1971]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Preface -- Introduction -- part 1, The earth as a planet (astronomy, geodesy, and terrestrial magnetism). 1. The earth in its orbit. 2. The rotating earth. 3. Time. 4. Planet Earth in the sun's rays. 5. The solar family. 6. Our sun as a star in galaxy and universe. 7. The earth as a magnet. 8. The moon and man-made satellites. 9. The tide. 10. The earth's figure and gravity. 11. Position, elevation, and direction on the earth's surface -- part 2, The atmosphere and oceans (meteorology and oceanography). 12. The atmosphere and oceans. 13. The earth's radiation balance. 14. Heat and cold at the earth's surface. 15. Atmospheric circulation. 16. Oceanic circulation. 17. Ocean waves and sea ice. 18. Atmospheric moisture. 19. Air masses, fronts, and storms -- part 3, The solid earth (geology and geophysics). 20. Introduction to rocks and minerals. 21. Igneous activity and the igneous rocks. 22. The sedimentary rocks. 23. The earth's interior. 24. The ocean basins and their sediments. 25. The crust of the continents and ocean basins. 26. Tectonic forms and continental evolution. 27. Origin and early history of the earth. 28. Principles of stratigraphic interpretation. 29. Changing life forms in a changing environment: 1. The Paleozoic Era. 30. changing life forms in a changing environment: 2. The Mesozoic and Cenozoic Eras. 31. The geology of planetary space -- part 4, The continental surfaces (geomorphology and hydrology). 32. Weathering, soils, and mass wasting. 33. Water in the subsurface zone. 34. Runoff of surface waters. 35. Geologic work of running water. 36. Systems of fluvial denudation. 37. Landform and rock structure. 38. Shoreline processes and forms. 39. Wind as a geologic agent. 40. Glacial processes and forms. 41. The Pleistocene Epoch and man -- Appendixes. I. Maps for the data of the earth sciences. II. World climates, soils, and vegetation. III. Conversion graphs -- Index.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)143236
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WorldCat Identities Strahler, Arthur Newell, 1918-
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