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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 
Covers interesting features about Earth, examining extremes around the globe such as hot and cold spots, as well as the strange and remote places that a diverse planet offers. More 
Examines the various types of minerals and their structures and classifications, as well as the physical and chemical attributes that separate one mineral from another. 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 
Examines the various landforms--from mountains to caves to glaciers--that can be found across the globe. More 
Examines the prehistoric organisms, from bacteria to dinosaurs, that populated the planet long before humans arrived. More 
Examines the classification systems that have been developed to comprehend the different types of climatic activity and the incredible range of effects it can have on the planet. More 
Details the motion of the planet and the nature and study of both earthquakes and volcanoes. More 
Examines how fossils, minerals and rocks are an integral part of Earth's history and how they continue to be of importance to our world today 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. More 


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