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Stepping stones : the making of our home world / Stephen Drury

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Author:
Drury, S. A (Stephen A.) 1946-  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 409 p. : ill., maps : 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Earth
Date:
1999
Contents:
Energy balance sheets -- Circulation systems -- The essence of life -- Cosmic setting: dancing to ancient tunes -- Managing time -- Continents adrift -- The surface of events -- Life, rock and air -- Alchemy in stars -- Graveyard for comets -- Landscape for life -- What life is all about -- Genesis and the Deuteronomists -- Life's tender years -- Fumes from the engine room -- Continents shape climate -- Icehouse and greenhouse worlds -- Life becomes complicated -- Armageddon revisited -- Reaching for new horizons -- The ages of ice -- The human record -- All the world's a commodity
Topic:
Life--Origin  Search this
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_567197