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Eine Kurze Geschichte Der Erde: Eine Reise Durch 5 Milliarden Jahre J.D. MacDougall

Eine Kurze Geschichte Der Erde: Eine Reise Durch 5 Milliarden Jahre

J.D. MacDougall

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ISBN : 9783502154402
317 pages
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A splendid introduction to geology and paleontology for the lay reader. To compress Earths history into a single, lucidly written volume is a major achievement.--Publishers Weekly, starred review.Few people have both the knowledge and the writingMoreA splendid introduction to geology and paleontology for the lay reader. To compress Earths history into a single, lucidly written volume is a major achievement.--Publishers Weekly, starred review.Few people have both the knowledge and the writing ability to capture such a long and varied history in a compelling manner. In A Short History of Planet Earth, J.D. Macdougal demonstrates that he is one of the few.--Earth.This exhilarating survey of the four and half billion years of Earths history charts both the geological and biological history of the planet. It moves from the origin of the earths iron core to the formation of todays seven continents, and from the primordial building blocks of life to the evolution of the human form.J.D. MACDOUGALL (San Diego, California) is a professor of earth science at the Scripps Oceanographic Institute of the University of California, San Diego, the premier center for earth science research in the U.S. His work has appeared in Scientific American and the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology.