Geologic Time Scale 2020

Geologic Time Scale 2020
Author: Felix M. Gradstein,James G. Ogg,Mark D. Schmitz,Gabi M. Ogg
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 1300
Release: 2020
ISBN 10: 0128243619
ISBN 13: 9780128243619
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Geologic Time Scale 2020 Book Review:

Geologic Time Scale 2020 (2 volume set) contains contributions from 80+ leading scientists who present syntheses in an easy-to-understand format that includes numerous color charts, maps and photographs. In addition to detailed overviews of chronostratigraphy, evolution, geochemistry, sequence stratigraphy and planetary geology, the GTS2020 volumes have separate chapters on each geologic period with compilations of the history of divisions, the current GSSPs (global boundary stratotypes), detailed bio-geochem-sequence correlation charts, and derivation of the age models. The authors are on the forefront of chronostratigraphic research and initiatives surrounding the creation of an international geologic time scale. The included charts display the most up-to-date, international standard as ratified by the International Commission on Stratigraphy and the International Union of Geological Sciences. As the framework for deciphering the history of our planet Earth, this book is essential for practicing Earth Scientists and academics. • Completely updated geologic time scale • Provides the most detailed integrated geologic time scale available that compiles and synthesize information in one reference • Gives insights on the construction, strengths and limitations of the geological time scale that greatly enhances its function and its utility

Geologic Time Scale 2020

Geologic Time Scale 2020
Author: Felix M. Gradstein,James G. Ogg,Mark B. Schmitz,Gabi M. Ogg
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 1300
Release: 2020-08-15
ISBN 10: 9780128243602
ISBN 13: 0128243600
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Geologic Time Scale 2020 Book Review:

Geologic Time Scale 2020 contains contributions from 80 leading scientists who present syntheses in an easy-to-understand format that includes numerous color charts, maps and photographs. In addition to detailed overviews of chronostratigraphy, evolution, geochemistry, sequence stratigraphy and planetary geology, the GTS2020 volumes have separate chapters on each geologic period with compilations of the history of divisions, the current GSSPs (global boundary stratotypes), detailed bio-geochem-sequence correlation charts, and derivation of the age models. The authors are on the forefront of chronostratigraphic research and initiatives surrounding the creation of an international geologic time scale. The included charts present the most up-to-date, international standard as ratified by the International Commission on Stratigraphy and the International Union of Geological Sciences. As the framework for deciphering the history of our planet Earth, this book is essential for practicing Earth Scientists and academics. Completely updated time scale Provides the most detailed international geologic time scale available that compiles and synthesize information in one reference Gives insights on the construction, strengths and limitations of the geological time scale that greatly enhances its function and its utility

The Geologic Time Scale 2020

The Geologic Time Scale 2020
Author: Felix M. Gradstein,James George Ogg,Mark D.. Schmitz
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 1357
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 9780128243626
ISBN 13: 0128243627
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Geologic Time Scale 2020 Book Review:

A Concise Geologic Time Scale

A Concise Geologic Time Scale
Author: J G Ogg,Gabi Ogg,F M Gradstein
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2016-05-13
ISBN 10: 044459468X
ISBN 13: 9780444594686
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Concise Geologic Time Scale Book Review:

A Concise Geologic Time Scale: 2016 presents a summary of Earth's history over the past 4.5 billion years, as well as a brief overview of contemporaneous events on the Moon, Mars, and Venus. The authors have been at the forefront of chronostratigraphic research and initiatives to create an international geologic time scale for many years, and the charts in this book present the most up-to-date international standard, as ratified by the International Commission on Stratigraphy and the International Union of Geological Sciences. This book is an essential reference for all geoscientists, including researchers, students, and petroleum and mining professionals. The presentation is non-technical and illustrated with numerous colour charts, maps and photographs. The book also includes a detachable laminated card of the complete time scale for use as a handy reference in the office, laboratory, or field. Presents a summary of Earth's history over the past 4.5 billion years Includes a brief overview of contemporaneous events on the Moon, Mars, and Venus Includes full-color figures including charts, stratigraphic profiles, and photographs to enhance understanding of each geologic period Correlates regional geologic stages to the standard definitions approved by the International Commission on Stratigraphy Offers an explanation of the methods used to create the time scale

The Geologic Time Scale 2012 2 Volume Set

The Geologic Time Scale 2012 2 Volume Set
Author: F. M. Gradstein,Gabi Ogg,Mark Schmitz
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 1176
Release: 2012-07-31
ISBN 10: 0444594256
ISBN 13: 9780444594259
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Geologic Time Scale 2012 2 Volume Set Book Review:

The Geologic Time Scale 2012, winner of a 2012 PROSE Award Honorable Mention for Best Multi-volume Reference in Science from the Association of American Publishers, is the framework for deciphering the history of our planet Earth. The authors have been at the forefront of chronostratigraphic research and initiatives to create an international geologic time scale for many years, and the charts in this book present the most up-to-date, international standard, as ratified by the International Commission on Stratigraphy and the International Union of Geological Sciences. This 2012 geologic time scale is an enhanced, improved and expanded version of the GTS2004, including chapters on planetary scales, the Cryogenian-Ediacaran periods/systems, a prehistory scale of human development, a survey of sequence stratigraphy, and an extensive compilation of stable-isotope chemostratigraphy. This book is an essential reference for all geoscientists, including researchers, students, and petroleum and mining professionals. The presentation is non-technical and illustrated with numerous colour charts, maps and photographs. The book also includes a detachable wall chart of the complete time scale for use as a handy reference in the office, laboratory or field. The most detailed international geologic time scale available that contextualizes information in one single reference for quick desktop access. Gives insights in the construction, strengths, and limitations of the geological time scale that greatly enhances its function and its utility. Aids understanding by combining with the mathematical and statistical methods to scaled composites of global succession of events. Meets the needs of a range of users at various points in the workflow (researchers extracting linear time from rock records, students recognizing the geologic stage by their content).

The Anthropocene as a Geological Time Unit

The Anthropocene as a Geological Time Unit
Author: Jan Zalasiewicz,Colin N. Waters,Mark Williams,Colin P. Summerhayes
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 382
Release: 2019-03-07
ISBN 10: 110847523X
ISBN 13: 9781108475235
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Anthropocene as a Geological Time Unit Book Review:

Reviews the evidence underpinning the Anthropocene as a geological epoch written by the Anthropocene Working Group investigating it. The book discusses ongoing changes to the Earth system within the context of deep geological time, allowing a comparison between the global transition taking place today with major transitions in Earth history.

A Geologic Time Scale 2004

A Geologic Time Scale 2004
Author: Felix M. Gradstein,James G. Ogg,Alan G. Smith
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 589
Release: 2004
ISBN 10: 9780521786737
ISBN 13: 0521786738
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Geologic Time Scale 2004 Book Review:

A new detailed international geologic time scale, including methodology and a wallchart.

Carbon Isotope Stratigraphy

Carbon Isotope Stratigraphy
Author: Michael Montenari
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 780
Release: 2020-10-30
ISBN 10: 0128209925
ISBN 13: 9780128209929
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Carbon Isotope Stratigraphy Book Review:

Carbon Isotope Stratigraphy, Volume Five in the Advances in Sequence Stratigraphy series, covers research in stratigraphic disciplines, including the most recent developments in the geosciences. This fully commissioned review publication aims to foster and convey progress in stratigraphy with its inclusion of a variety of topics, including Carbon isotope stratigraphy - principles and applications, Interpreting Phanerozoic d13C patterns as periodic glacio-eustatic sequences, Stable carbon isotopes in archaeological plant remains, Review of the Upper Ediacaran-Lower Cambrian Detrital Series in Central and North Iberia: NE Africa as possible Source Area, Calibrating d13C and d18O chemostratigraphic correlations across Cambrian strata of SW, and much more. Contains contributions from leading authorities in the field Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field Aims to foster and convey progress in stratigraphy, including geochronology, magnetostratigraphy, lithostratigraphy, event-stratigraphy, and more

Geologic Time Scale 2020

Geologic Time Scale 2020
Author: Felix M. Gradstein,James G. Ogg,Mark B. Schmitz,Gabi M. Ogg
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 1300
Release: 2020-09-26
ISBN 10: 9780444637987
ISBN 13: 0444637982
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Geologic Time Scale 2020 Book Review:

Geologic Time Scale 2020 contains contributions from 80 leading scientists who present syntheses in an easy-to-understand format that includes numerous color charts, maps and photographs. In addition to detailed overviews of chronostratigraphy, evolution, geochemistry, sequence stratigraphy and planetary geology, the GTS2020 volumes have separate chapters on each geologic period with compilations of the history of divisions, the current GSSPs (global boundary stratotypes), detailed bio-geochem-sequence correlation charts, and derivation of the age models. The authors are on the forefront of chronostratigraphic research and initiatives surrounding the creation of an international geologic time scale. The included charts present the most up-to-date, international standard as ratified by the International Commission on Stratigraphy and the International Union of Geological Sciences. As the framework for deciphering the history of our planet Earth, this book is essential for practicing Earth Scientists and academics. Completely updated time scale Provides the most detailed international geologic time scale available that compiles and synthesize information in one reference Gives insights on the construction, strengths and limitations of the geological time scale that greatly enhances its function and its utility

Timefulness

Timefulness
Author: Marcia Bjornerud
Publsiher: Princeton University Press
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2020-02-11
ISBN 10: 069120263X
ISBN 13: 9780691202631
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Timefulness Book Review:

Why an awareness of Earth's temporal rhythms is critical to our planetary survival Few of us have any conception of the enormous timescales of our planet's long history, and this narrow perspective underlies many of the environmental problems we are creating. The lifespan of Earth can seem unfathomable compared to the brevity of human existence, but this view of time denies our deep roots in Earth's history—and the magnitude of our effects on the planet. Timefulness reveals how knowing the rhythms of Earth's deep past and conceiving of time as a geologist does can give us the perspective we need for a more sustainable future. Featuring illustrations by Haley Hagerman, this compelling book offers a new way of thinking about our place in time, showing how our everyday lives are shaped by processes that vastly predate us, and how our actions today will in turn have consequences that will outlast us by generations.

The Book of Unconformities

The Book of Unconformities
Author: Hugh Raffles
Publsiher: Pantheon
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2020-08-25
ISBN 10: 0804198012
ISBN 13: 9780804198011
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Book of Unconformities Book Review:

From the author of the acclaimed Insectopedia, a powerful exploration of loss, endurance, and the absences that permeate the present When Hugh Raffles’s two sisters died suddenly within a few weeks of each other, he reached for rocks, stones, and other seemingly solid objects as anchors in a world unmoored, as ways to make sense of these events through stories far larger than his own. A moving, profound, and affirming meditation, The Book of Unconformities is grounded in stories of stones: Neolithic stone circles, Icelandic lava, mica from a Nazi concentration camp, petrified whale blubber in Svalbard, the marble prized by Manhattan’s Lenape, and a huge Greenlandic meteorite that arrived with six Inuit adventurers in the exuberant but fractious New York City of 1897. As Raffles follows these fundamental objects, unearthing the events they’ve engendered, he finds them losing their solidity and becoming as capricious, indifferent, and willful as time itself.

Earth History and Palaeogeography

Earth History and Palaeogeography
Author: Trond H. Torsvik,L. Robin M. Cocks
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 317
Release: 2017
ISBN 10: 1107105323
ISBN 13: 9781107105324
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Earth History and Palaeogeography Book Review:

This book provides a complete Phanerozoic story of palaeogeography, using new and detailed full-colour maps, to link surface and deep-Earth processes.

Earth s Oldest Rocks

Earth s Oldest Rocks
Author: Martin J. van Kranendonk,Vickie Bennett,Hugh R.H. Smithies
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 1330
Release: 2007-10-26
ISBN 10: 9780080552477
ISBN 13: 0080552471
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Earth s Oldest Rocks Book Review:

Earth’s Oldest Rocks provides a comprehensive overview of all aspects of early Earth, from planetary accretion through to development of protocratons with depleted lithospheric keels by c. 3.2 Ga, in a series of papers written by over 50 of the world's leading experts. The book is divided into two chapters on early Earth history, ten chapters on the geology of specific cratons, and two chapters on early Earth analogues and the tectonic framework of early Earth. Individual contributions address topics that range from planetary accretion, a review of Earth meteorites, significance and composition of Hadean protocrust, composition of Archaean mantle and deep crust, all aspects of the geology of Paleoarchean cratons, composition of Archean oceans and hydrothermal environments, evidence and geological settings of early life, early Earth analogues from Venus and New Zealand, and a tectonic framework for early Earth. * Contains comprehensive reviews of areas of ancient lithosphere on Earth, of planetary accretion processes, and of meteorites * Focuses on specific aspects of early Earth, including oldest putative life forms, evidence of the composition of the ancient atmosphere-hydrosphere, and the oldest evidence for subduction-accretion * Presents an overview of geological processes and model of the tectonic framework on early Earth

A Vision for NSF Earth Sciences 2020 2030

A Vision for NSF Earth Sciences 2020 2030
Author: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Earth Sciences and Resources,Committee on Catalyzing Opportunities for Research in the Earth Sciences (CORES): A Decadal Survey for NSFâ¬"s Division of Earth Sciences
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2020-08-31
ISBN 10: 0309676002
ISBN 13: 9780309676007
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Vision for NSF Earth Sciences 2020 2030 Book Review:

The Earth system functions and connects in unexpected ways - from the microscopic interactions of bacteria and rocks to the macro-scale processes that build and erode mountains and regulate Earth's climate. Efforts to study Earth's intertwined processes are made even more pertinent and urgent by the need to understand how the Earth can continue to sustain both civilization and the planet's biodiversity. A Vision for NSF Earth Sciences 2020-2030: Earth in Time provides recommendations to help the National Science Foundation plan and support the next decade of Earth science research, focusing on research priorities, infrastructure and facilities, and partnerships. This report presents a compelling and vibrant vision of the future of Earth science research.

Physical Geology

Physical Geology
Author: Steven Earle
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 807
Release: 2019
ISBN 10: 9781774200285
ISBN 13: 1774200287
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Physical Geology Book Review:

"Physical Geology is a comprehensive introductory text on the physical aspects of geology, including rocks and minerals, plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, glaciation, groundwater, streams, coasts, mass wasting, climate change, planetary geology and much more. It has a strong emphasis on examples from western Canada, especially British Columbia, and also includes a chapter devoted to the geological history of western Canada. The book is a collaboration of faculty from Earth Science departments at Universities and Colleges across British Columbia and elsewhere"--BCcampus website.

Encyclopedia of Geochemistry

Encyclopedia of Geochemistry
Author: C.P. Marshall,Rhodes W. Fairbridge
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 714
Release: 1999-07-31
ISBN 10: 0412755009
ISBN 13: 9780412755002
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Encyclopedia of Geochemistry Book Review:

This is a complete and authoritative reference text on an evolving field. Over 200 international scientists have written over 340 separate topics on different aspects of geochemistry including organics, trace elements, isotopes, high and low temperature geochemistry, and ore deposits, to name just a few.

Large Igneous Provinces

Large Igneous Provinces
Author: Richard E. Ernst,Alex Dickson,Andrey Bekker
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2021-02-09
ISBN 10: 1119507456
ISBN 13: 9781119507451
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Large Igneous Provinces Book Review:

This book is Open Access. A digital copy can be downloaded for free from Wiley Online Library. Exploring the links between Large Igneous Provinces and dramatic environmental impact An emerging consensus suggests that Large Igneous Provinces (LIPs) and Silicic LIPs (SLIPs) are a significant driver of dramatic global environmental and biological changes, including mass extinctions. Environmental changes caused by LIPs and SLIPs include rapid global warming, global cooling ('Snowball Earth'), oceanic anoxia events, mercury poisoning, atmospheric and oceanic acidification, and sea level changes. Continued research to characterize the effects of these extremely large and typically short duration igneous events on atmospheric and oceanic chemistry through Earth history can provide lessons for understanding and mitigating modern climate change. Large Igneous Provinces: A Driver of Global Environmental and Biotic Changes describes the interactions between the effects of LIPs and other drivers of climatic change, the limits of the LIP effect, and the atmospheric and oceanic consequences of LIPs in significant environmental events. Volume highlights include: Temporal record of large igneous provinces (LIPs) Environmental impacts of LIP emplacement Precambrian, Proterozoic, and Phanerozoic case histories Links between geochemical proxies and the LIP record Alternative causes for environmental change Key parameters related to LIPs and SLIPs for use in environmental change modelling Role of LIPs in Permo-Triassic, Triassic-Jurassic, and other mass extinction events The American Geophysical Union promotes discovery in Earth and space science for the benefit of humanity. Its publications disseminate scientific knowledge and provide resources for researchers, students, and professionals.

Human Planet

Human Planet
Author: Simon L. Lewis,Maslin, Mark A.
Publsiher: Yale University Press
Total Pages: 480
Release: 2022-04-12
ISBN 10: 0300243030
ISBN 13: 9780300243031
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Human Planet Book Review:

A remarkable exploration of the science, history, and politics of the Anthropocene, one of the most important scientific ideas of our time, from two world-renowned experts Meteorites, mega-volcanoes, and plate tectonics—the old forces of nature—have transformed Earth for millions of years. They are now joined by a new geological force—humans. Our actions have driven Earth into a new geological epoch, the Anthropocene. For the first time in our home planet's 4.5-billion-year history a single species is increasingly dictating Earth's future.To some the Anthropocene symbolizes a future of superlative control of our environment. To others it is the height of hubris, the illusion of our mastery over nature. Whatever your view, just below the surface of this odd-sounding scientific word, the Anthropocene, is a heady mix of science, philosophy, and politics linked to our deepest fears and utopian visions.Tracing our environmental impacts through time, scientists Simon Lewis and Mark Maslin reveal a new view of human history and a new outlook for the future of humanity in the unstable world we have created.

Darwin A Companion With Iconographies By John Van Wyhe

Darwin  A Companion   With Iconographies By John Van Wyhe
Author: Paul Van Helvert,John Van Wyhe
Publsiher: World Scientific
Total Pages: 484
Release: 2021-01-12
ISBN 10: 9811208220
ISBN 13: 9789811208225
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Darwin A Companion With Iconographies By John Van Wyhe Book Review:

This is the ultimate guide to the life and work of Charles Darwin. The result of decades of research through a vast and daunting literature which is hard for beginners and experts alike to navigate, it brings together widely scattered facts including very many unknown to even the most ardent Darwin aficionados. It includes hundreds of new discoveries and corrections to the existing literature. It provides the most complete summaries of his publications, manuscripts, lifetime itinerary, finances, personal library, friends and colleagues, opponents, visitors to his home, anniversaries, hundreds of flora, fauna, monuments and places named after him and a host of other topics. Also included are the most complete lists (iconographies) ever created of illustrations of the Beagle, over 1000 portraits of Darwin, his wife and home as well as all known Darwin photographs, stamps and caricatures. The book is richly illustrated with 350 images, most previously unknown.

Earth System Science A Very Short Introduction

Earth System Science  A Very Short Introduction
Author: Tim Lenton
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2016-02-25
ISBN 10: 0191028959
ISBN 13: 9780191028953
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Earth System Science A Very Short Introduction Book Review:

When humanity first glimpsed planet Earth from space, the unity of the system that supports humankind entered the popular consciousness. The concept of the Earth's atmosphere, biosphere, oceans, soil, and rocks operating as a closely interacting system has rapidly gained ground in science. This new field, involving geographers, geologists, biologists, oceanographers, and atmospheric physicists, is known as Earth System Science. In this Very Short Introduction, Tim Lenton considers how a world in which humans could evolve was created; how, as a species, we are now reshaping that world; and what a sustainable future for humanity within the Earth System might look like. Drawing on elements of geology, biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics, Lenton asks whether Earth System Science can help guide us onto a sustainable course before we alter the Earth system to the point where we destroy ourselves and our current civilisation. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.