Early Earth systems : a geochemical approach / Hugh Rollinson.

Author
Rollinson, Hugh R. (Hugh Richard), 1949- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2007.
Description
viii, 285 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm

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"Early Earth Systems provides a complete history of the Earth from its beginnings to the end of the Archaean. This journey through the Earth's early history begins with the Earth's origin, then examines the evolution of the mantle, the origin of the continental crust, the origin and evolution of the Earth's atmosphere and oceans, and ends with the origins of life."--Jacket.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-273) and index.
Contents
  • The Earth system
  • The origin and differentiation of the Earth
  • The evolution of the Earth's mantle
  • The origin of the continental crust
  • The origin of the Earth's atmosphere and oceans
  • The origin of life.
ISBN
  • 9781405122559 ((pbk. ; : acid-free paper))
  • 1405122552 ((pbk. ; : acid-free paper))
LCCN
2006029667
OCLC
71312833
International Article Number
  • 9781405122559
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