About this Item
Quantity Available: 1
Title: The Surface of Mars
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication Date: 1981
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Fair
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: First Edition
About this title
Our knowledge of Mars has grown enormously over the last decade as a result of the Mars Global Surveyor, Mars Odyssey, Mars Express, and the two Mars Rover missions. This book is a systematic summary of what we have learnt about the geological evolution of Mars as a result of these missions. It describes the diverse Martian surface features and summarizes current ideas as to how, when, and under what conditions they formed, and explores how Earth and Mars differ and why the two planets evolved so differently. The author also discusses possible implications of the geologic history for the origin and survival of indigenous Martian life. Up-to-date and highly illustrated, this book will be a principal reference for researchers and graduate students in planetary science. The comprehensive list of references will also assist readers in pursuing further information on the subject. Colour images can be found at www.cambridge.org/9780521872010.Book Description:
Up-to-date, highly illustrated, and with a comprehensive list of references, this book describes the diverse Martian surface features, how Earth and Mars differ, and why the two planets evolved so differently. This book will be a principal reference for researchers and graduate students in planetary science.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web sites. If you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. If you've changed your mind about a book that you've ordered, please use the Ask bookseller a question link to contact us and we'll respond within 2 business days.
Heavy or larger books and international orders may require additional postage.
accepted by seller
Check Money Order Cash PayPal