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A to Z of Earth Scientists, Updated Edition
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  • EBOOK
  • Authored by: Alexander E. Gates
  • From the Series: Notable Scientists
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  • ISBN-10: 1438183283
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-8328-2
  • Status: In Stock
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  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 10/01/2019
  • Dewey Number: 550.92
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12

Summary

A to Z of Earth Scientists, Updated Edition is a comprehensive A to Z reference of Earth scientists in areas including plate tectonics, climate change, and planetary science. Designed for high school through early college students, this is an ideal reference of notable Earth scientists from the 19th century to the present. Featuring nearly 200 entries and 100 black-and-white photographs, this title uses the device of biography in order to put a human face on science—a method that adds immediacy to the prose for the high school student who may have an interest in pursuing a career in the earth sciences.

People covered include:

  • James Hutton (1726–1797)
  • William Smith (1769–1839)
  • Charles Lyell (1797–1875)
  • Mary Anning (1799–1847)
  • Inge Lehmann (1888–1993)
  • Walter Alvarez (1911–1988)
  • Doris Malkin Curtis (1914–1991)
  • Marie Tharp (1920–2006)
  • David Keeling (1928–2005)
  • Dawn Wright (1961–present)

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