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By Dr Peter T Scott

ISBN-10: 0994575556

ISBN-13: 9780994575555

ADVENTURES in EARTH technology is not only an in-depth textbook yet a chain of adventures throughout seven continents and past within the sciences of astronomy, geology, meteorology and oceanography. it's been written with over 40 years of expertise in learning, studying and instructing earth technology. when it's been designed for senior highschool and junior college or collage, it's written in a simple type and well-illustrated in order that someone with an curiosity during this subject might locate it an attractive and important resource.
The most recent medical details has been given within the textual content together with chapters on weather switch and the long run use of fuels and effort. The e-book comprises over seven hundred pages, 1200 pictures and illustrations often taken through the writer. it is usually 32 video hyperlinks taken by way of the writer to give an explanation for a variety of talents in addition to tours to many unique locations in help of the textual content. those movies include:
•use of the Brunton Pocket Transit, trying out the homes of minerals and amassing fossils
•sailing a Tall send down the Tasman Sea
•climbing glaciers in Switzerland and New Zealand
•visiting the mainland and islands of the Antarctic Peninsular
•trekking down the 4000m deep Colca Canyon in Peru
•travelling down an higher a part of the Amazon River
•visiting a reconstructed gold-mining city in Australia and panning for gold.

Each bankruptcy is concluded with a precis of the details, multichoice and prolonged evaluation questions and a bit of beneficial tricks which bargains functional feedback in such concerns as gathering specimens, box paintings and survival, astronomical remark and common remark and strategies. solutions to the multichoice questions are given on the finish of the ebook as is a 38 web page key index and word list part which provides the most web page references in addition to definitions of vital phrases fold as daring variety within the text.

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