Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Using a broad selection of classic and current sources, The Natural History of the Earth probes selected discussions within biology, climatology, geology, and geomorphology and explores a selection of debates about Earth and life history, considering their origins and their present state-of-play. After outlining the arguments, placing them in an historical context and indicating their significance, the book goes on to deal with specific debates. In the geosphere section, topics covered include geological processes, the bombardment hypothesis, frigid climates and cataclysmic floods, and in the section concerning the biosphere, the topics covered include evolutionary patterns, mass extinctions, patterns in life's history and life-environment connections. Written in a clear and accessible style, this volume will interest Earth and life scientists, physical geographers and any informed person fascinated by long-term Earth history. This accessible volume is illustrated throughout with over fifty informative diagrams, photographs, tables and over 700 references.

Buy The Natural History of Earth book by Richard John Huggett from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780415358026
ISBN-10: 0415358027
Format: Hardback
(246mm x 174mm x 16mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Natural History of Earth book by Richard John Huggett and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Richard John Huggett

Manchester University, UK

Books By Author Richard John Huggett

Natural History of Earth by Richard John Huggett

The Natural History of Earth

Paperback, April 2014
$63.89
Fundamentals of Geomorphology by Richard John Huggett

Fundamentals of Geomorphology

Paperback, March 2011
$84.59
Physical Geography by Richard John Huggett

Physical Geography

Paperback, June 2009
$35.99
Fundamentals Biogeography 2ed by Richard John Huggett

Fundamentals Biogeography 2ed

Paperback, July 2004
$82.79