|| Includes index. 2010/04/01
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|| What is earth systems science? -- Astronomy: a study of the universe and Earth's place in it -- Geology: a study of Earth's surface and its interior -- Oceanography and water on Earth -- Atmospheric science: the study of our atmosphere, weather, and climate.
|| Earth science makes sense when you approach it the E-Z way! Get a clear, concise review of geology and the geologic time scale, plate tectonics and continental drift, current environmental issues, and much more.