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The Facts On File Earth Science Handbook, Revised Edition
  • Authored by: The Diagram Group
  • From the Series: Science Handbook
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  • ISBN-10: 1438109563
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-0956-5
  • Status: In Stock
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  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 03/01/2006
  • Dewey Number: 550
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 272

Summary

Praise for the previous edition:
"Of great use to high schoolers and undergraduates."—Book News

"...[a] useful addition to collections supporting serious technical research."—School Library Journal

The Facts On File Earth Science Handbook, Revised Edition offers students a full view of this vital branch of science, in the form of a one-stop reference, with almost 1,400 glossary entries. This volume expands greatly on the information available in the first edition with the inclusion of four new sections, as well as updated information and additions in the biography, chronology, and glossary sections.

The four new sections include:

  • More than 150 important advances in Earth science
  • A complete list of Tyler Prize (The Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement ) winners
  • The names, addresses, telephone numbers, and Web addresses of 32 important associations
  • A list of 50 Web sites for further reference.

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"...useful for high school students and lower-level undergraduates new to earth science, for public libraries, and as a supplementary title for college libraries."
American Reference Books Annual

"All public libraries can add this [title] for its insightful and authoritative coverage of a complex subject. Schools libraries should consider this a must purchase for its comprehensive and easily explained concepts."
Christian Library Journal

"...[a] useful resource for high-school and undergraduate students..."
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