McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Earth Science

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9780071439541: McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Earth Science

Hundreds of well-illustrated articles explore the most important fields of science

Based on content from the McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, Fifth Edition, the most widely used and respected science reference of its kind in print, the new Concise Encyclopedia Series delivers:

* Detailed, well-illustrated explanations, not just definitions
* Hudnreds of concise yet authoritative articles in each volume
* An easy-to-understand presentation, accessible and interesting to non-specialists
* A portable, convenient format
* Bibliographies, appendices, and other information to supplement the articles

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SERIOUS EARTH SCIENCE, IN A NUTSHELL

There is no better or more authoritative vehicle for staying up to speed with today's earth science than the McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Earth Science. Derived from the world-renowned McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, this vital reference provides brief yet substantive articles from scientists and engineers at the forefront of their fields, summarizing the state of the art in earth science today.

Learned enough for professional users, yet written in clear, simple language that will appeal to students and general readers wanting to explore the exciting developments in contemporary earth science, the McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Earth Science:

  • Features over 800 articles encompassing the scope of earth science today
  • Puts the world of earth science at your fingertips, in a conveniently portable, alphabetically organized volume
  • Includes clear, concise, expert-authored coverage of topics such as geochemistry, geodesy, geology, geophysics, hydrology, meteorology, oceanography, and physical geography
  • Provides illustrations, bibliographies, appendices, and other valuable supplements to the articles

Carefully reviewed for accuracy, clarity, and completeness, the McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Earth Science offers an unparalleled standard of excellence.

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Compiled by the Editorial Staff of the McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, Fifth Edition.

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