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Presenting a new vision in the field, this compelling book explores Earth's history as a series of interrelated processes that continue to have significant outcomes for humans and other living things. It captures the excitement of historical geology by utilizing active, visually rich learning methods. Readers will gain a strong understanding of the fundamental concepts used in the interpretation of Earth's physical, chemical, and biological evolution over the last 4.5 billion years. They'll also discover how to interpret the interaction of living creatures with their environments through time by following the book's innovative framework.
Table of Contents
|Earth Systems and Principles of Interpreting Earth History|
|Introduction to Earth System History|
|Earth Materials and Features|
|Life on Earth and its Fossil Record|
|Interpreting Sedimentary Environments and Climate|
|Plate Tectonics in Earth History|
|Interpretation of Earth History|
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