Volcanoes: A Very Short Introduction

Volcanoes: A Very Short Introduction
Author : Michael J Branney
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Total Pages : 144
Release : 2020-11-26
ISBN 10 : 9780191024726
ISBN 13 : 0191024724
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Volcanoes: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Michael J Branney
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-26 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Volcanoes are some of the most dramatic expressions of the powerful tectonic forces at work in the Earth beneath our feet. But volcanism, a profoundly important
Volcanoes: a Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 185
Authors: Michael J. Branney
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-26 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Throughout our planet's history volcanoes have played a large role in shaping landscapes, the climate, and biological evolution. This book explains the fundamen
The Earth: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Martin Redfern
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-06-26 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

For generations, the ground beneath the feet of our ancestors seemed solid and unchanging. Around 30 years ago, two things happened that were to revolutionize t
Rocks: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Jan Zalasiewicz
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-12-01 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Rocks, more than anything else, underpin our lives. They make up the solid structure of the Earth and of other rocky planets, and are present at the cores of ga
Planets: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: David A. Rothery
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-11-25 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

This Very Short Introduction looks deep into space and describes the worlds that make up our Solar System: terrestrial planets, giant planets, dwarf planets and
Global Catastrophes: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: Bill McGuire
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-01-26 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

Life on earth will come to an end. It's just a matter of when. Global Catastrophes: A Very Short Introduction focuses on the many potential catastrophes facing
Geology: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Jan Zalasiewicz
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-28 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Ranging across the 4.6 billion year history of the planet, geology is the subject that encompasses almost all that we see around us, in one way or another, and
Mountains: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Martin Price
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-24 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

Mountains cover a quarter of the Earth's land surface and are home to about 12 percent of the global population. They are the sources of all the world's major r
Moons: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: David A. Rothery
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-26 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Proving to be both varied and fascinating, moons are far more common than planets in our Solar System. Our own Moon has had a profound influence on Earth, not o
The Atmosphere: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Paul I. Palmer
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-13 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The atmosphere is the thin, diffuse fluid that envelops the Earth's surface. Despite its apparent fragility, the existence of this fluid is vital for human and