Plate Tectonics Volcanoes And Earthquakes

Author: John P. Rafferty
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 1615301062
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Presents an introduction to volcanoes and earthquakes, explaining how the movement of the Earth's interior plates cause their formation and describing the volcanoes which currently exist around the world as well as some of the famous ...

Superplumes Beyond Plate Tectonics

Author: David A. Yuen
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402057504
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This abundantly illustrated book provides a concise overview of our understanding of the entire mantle, its evolution since early differentiation and the consequences of superplumes for earth surface processes.

Major Impacts And Plate Tectonics

Author: Neville Price
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0203165454
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Neville Price presents a major breakthrough in our understanding of the subject of plate tectonics in this new book.

Plate Tectonics Crustal Evolution

Author: Kent C. Condie
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483100146
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INTRODUCTION One of the major problems in geology is the role of plate
tectonics in the Precambrian. Although many methods of identifying plate
boundaries and reconstructing plate motions are available for the last 200 m.y. (
Chapter 8), few are applicable to older crustal provinces. Furthermore, in most
Precambrian terranes deformation and metamorphism commonly obliterate
original rock characteristics and partially or completely reset isotopic dating
systems and magnetization ...


Author: Timothy Kusky
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 0816064628
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"Explores the furious impact of nature and the massive devastation that is often the result of the relentless forces built up within the Earth"--P. [4] of cover.

Alfred Wegener

Author: Greg Young
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 0756542332
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Explores the life and achievements of the meteorologist whose theory of continental displacement revolutionized the observations about the Earth's development.

Plate Tectonics

Author: Steve Tomecek
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438120109
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Examines the evolution of plate tectonic theory from its beginnings as a wild idea of drifting continents to its acceptance as the main concept that drives geology today.

Plate Tectonics Revised Edition

Author: Rebecca L. Johnson
Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books
ISBN: 1467703729
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... his parents' passion for exploration and the outdoors. At age seventeen, Wilson
became a field assistant to mountaineer Noel Odell and in working for him,
discovered the world of geology. Wilson went on to earn degrees in geology and
physics from the University of Toronto, Cambridge University in England, and
Princeton. At Princeton Wilson met Harry Hess, Maurice Ewing, and other
scientists who would also play a major role in the development of the theory of
plate tectonics.

Biogeography And Plate Tectonics

Author: J.C. Briggs
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080868516
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This book thus provides much of interest to systematists working on contemporary groups of plants and animals, paleontologists, evolutionary biologists, and professors teaching courses in biogeography.