The Earth : its birth and growth [E-Book] / Minoru Ozima, Jun Korenaga, Qing-zhu Yin.
Ojima, Minoru, (author)
Korenaga, Jun, (author) / Yin, Qing-zhu, (author)
Second edition.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012
1 online resource (x, 150 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: Preface to the second edition; Preface to the first edition; 1. Heat from within: energy supporting the dynamic Earth; 2. At the time of Earth's birth; 3. Formation of the layered structure of Earth; 4. Time scale of Earth's evolution; 5. Plate tectonics evolution; 6. Evolution of the mantle; 7. Origin of the atmosphere and oceans; 8. Isotopes as DNA of nature; 9. Earth's magnetism; 10. Moon: a looking glass to mirror the ancient Earth; 11. The past and future of the evolving Earth; References; Index.