This book provides detailed diagrams outlining the structure of continental and oceanic crust and the distribution of major plate motion to introduce readers to the range of activity that can shape or decimate an entire region.... More
Articles explore everything from Albert Einstein, seismic energy, and acid rain, to lasers and building design. The Encyclopedia supports the curriculum in earth science, chemistry and life sciences, social studies, political... More
Describes the features and properties of the bodies of water that make up 70 percent of the world's surface. Examines the various branches of oceanography dedicated to studying all aspects of the ocean and its life forms.