9780199653065

A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

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  • ISBN13:

    9780199653065

  • ISBN10:

    0199653062

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/1/2013
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Author Biography


Michael Allaby

Michael Allaby has written many books on environmental science and especially on climatology and meteorology. He is the General Editor of several Oxford Dictionaries, including the Dictionaries of Environment and Conservation, Ecology, Plant Sciences, and Zoology.

Table of Contents


Preface to the First Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the Third Edition
Contributors and Advisers
A Dictionary of Earth Sciences: A-Z
Appendices
A. Stratigraphic Units as defined in the North American Stratigraphic Code, 1983
B. Time Scales
C. Wind Strength
D. SI Units, Conversions, and Multiples
E. List of Useful Websites (web-linked)
Bibliography

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