CART

(0) items

The Goldilocks Planet The 4 billion year story of Earth's climate,9780199683505

The Goldilocks Planet The 4 billion year story of Earth's climate

by ;
Edition:
Reprint
ISBN13:

9780199683505

ISBN10:
0199683506
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
12/1/2013
Publisher(s):
Oxford University Press
List Price: $19.95

Rent Textbook

(Recommended)
 
Term
Due
Price
$16.96

Buy New Textbook

Usually Ships in 3-5 Business Days
N9780199683505
$19.45

Used Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

eTextbook

We're Sorry
Not Available

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $53.75
See Prices

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the Reprint edition with a publication date of 12/1/2013.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.

Related Products


  • The Goldilocks Planet The 4 Billion Year Story of Earth's Climate
    The Goldilocks Planet The 4 Billion Year Story of Earth's Climate




Author Biography


Jan Zalasiewicz, Senior Lecturer in Geology, Leicester University,Mark Williams, Reader in Geology, Leicester University

Dr Jan Zalasiewicz is Senior Lecturer in Geology at Leicester University. A field geologist, palaeontologist, and stratigrapher, he teaches various aspects of geology and Earth history to undergraduate and postgraduate students, and is a researcher into fossil ecosystems and environments across over half a billion years of geological time. He is the author of The Earth After Us and The Planet in a Pebble, both published by OUP. He has published over a hundred papers in scientific journals.



Dr Mark Williams is Reader in Geology at Leicester University and a former scientist with the British Antarctic Survey. He has a strong interest in how the fossil record reflects changes in Earth's climate through time. He teaches many aspects of geology but especially climate change over geological timescales. He has published over a hundred papers in scientific journals.

Table of Contents


Prologue
A Brief Word on Time
1. Primordial Climate
2. Earth as a Snowball
3. Between Greenhouse and Icehouse
4. The Last Greenhouse World
5. The Ice Returns
6. The Last of the Warmth
7. Into the Icehouse
8. The Glacial World
9. Birth and Death of the Holocene
10. The Anthropocene Begins
Notes
Further reading
References


Please wait while the item is added to your cart...