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An introduction to our dynamic planet, edited by Nick Rogers ; authors Stephen Blake ... [et al.]

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An introduction to our dynamic planet
Title
An introduction to our dynamic planet
Statement of responsibility
edited by Nick Rogers ; authors Stephen Blake ... [et al.]
Contributor
Author
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKM
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Rogers, N. W.
  • Blake, Stephen
  • Burton, Kevin
  • Harris, Nigel
  • Parkinson, Ian
  • Widdowson, M.
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  • Earth sciences
  • Earth
Label
An introduction to our dynamic planet, edited by Nick Rogers ; authors Stephen Blake ... [et al.]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Ch. 1.
  • Introduction to the Structure and Composition of the Earth/
  • Nick Rogers
  • 1.1.
  • Planet Earth is unique
  • 1.2.
  • structure of the Earth
  • 1.3.
  • Sun, meteorites and the bulk composition of the Earth
  • 1.4.
  • composition of Earth layers
  • 1.5.
  • Earth's crust: continents and oceans
  • Ch. 2.
  • Early Earth/
  • Kevin Burton
  • Nick Rogers
  • 2.1.
  • Heating and differentiation of the Earth
  • 2.2.
  • age of the Earth and its layers
  • 2.3.
  • Moon
  • 2.4.
  • Origins of the atmosphere and the hydrosphere
  • 2.5.
  • earliest continents
  • Ch. 3.
  • Plate Tectonics/
  • Mike Widdowson
  • Nick Rogers
  • 3.1.
  • From continental drift to plate tectonics
  • 3.2.
  • theory of plate tectonics
  • 3.3.
  • Plate tectonic motion
  • 3.4.
  • Plate driving forces
  • 3.5.
  • Implications of plate tectonics
  • Ch. 4.
  • Processes at Constructive Plate Boundaries/
  • Stephen Blake
  • 4.1.
  • structure and composition of oceanic lithosphere
  • 4.2.
  • Rocks and minerals in the upper mantle
  • 4.3.
  • Experiments with peridotite
  • 4.4.
  • Why does partial melting happen?
  • 4.5.
  • Magma generation at constructive plate boundaries
  • 4.6.
  • From mantle to crust
  • 4.7.
  • Interactions with the oceans
  • Ch. 5.
  • Processes at Destructive Plate Boundaries/
  • Ian Parkinson
  • 5.1.
  • Anatomy of a subduction zone
  • 5.2.
  • Geophysical observations
  • 5.3.
  • Thermal structure of subduction zones
  • 5.4.
  • Applying the thermal models to melt production
  • 5.5.
  • composition of island-arc magmas
  • 5.6.
  • Evolution of arc magmas
  • 5.7.
  • Trace elements and magmagenesis
  • 5.8.
  • trace-element composition of island-arc magmas
  • 5.9.
  • Subduction zones and recycling
  • Ch. 6.
  • Processes During Continental Collision/
  • Nigel Harris
  • 6.1.
  • Heating of the continental crust
  • 6.2.
  • Formation of granites from melting of the continental crust
  • 6.3.
  • India-Asia collision
  • 6.4.
  • Metamorphism and melting in the Himalaya
  • 6.5.
  • Modelling the Himalayan orogen
  • Ch. 7.
  • Deep Mantleand Global Cycles/
  • Ian Parkinson
  • Nick Rogers
  • 7.1.
  • Discontinuities in the deep Earth
  • 7.2.
  • mineralogy of the deep mantle
  • 7.3.
  • Seismic tomography
  • 7.4.
  • Seismic tomographic images
  • 7.5.
  • Mantle convection
  • 7.6.
  • Intra-plate volcanism: the Hawaiian connection
  • 7.7.
  • water cycle in the solid Earth
  • Ch. 8.
  • Continental Crust/
  • Nick Rogers
  • 8.1.
  • Reversible cycles and irreversible processes
  • 8.2.
  • How continental crust is formed
  • 8.3.
  • composition of the continental crust
  • 8.4.
  • Crustal evolution through time
  • Answers to Questions
  • Appendices
  • A.
  • elements
  • B.
  • SI fundamental and derived units
  • C.
  • Greek alphabet
  • D.
  • Enlarged figures
  • Glossary
  • Further Reading
  • Sources of Figures, Data and Tables
  • Index
Control code
ocn229446466
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
Co-published ed.
Extent
390 p.
Isbn
9780521729543
Lccn
2008273534
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., (some col.), maps
Label
An introduction to our dynamic planet, edited by Nick Rogers ; authors Stephen Blake ... [et al.]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Ch. 1.
  • Introduction to the Structure and Composition of the Earth/
  • Nick Rogers
  • 1.1.
  • Planet Earth is unique
  • 1.2.
  • structure of the Earth
  • 1.3.
  • Sun, meteorites and the bulk composition of the Earth
  • 1.4.
  • composition of Earth layers
  • 1.5.
  • Earth's crust: continents and oceans
  • Ch. 2.
  • Early Earth/
  • Kevin Burton
  • Nick Rogers
  • 2.1.
  • Heating and differentiation of the Earth
  • 2.2.
  • age of the Earth and its layers
  • 2.3.
  • Moon
  • 2.4.
  • Origins of the atmosphere and the hydrosphere
  • 2.5.
  • earliest continents
  • Ch. 3.
  • Plate Tectonics/
  • Mike Widdowson
  • Nick Rogers
  • 3.1.
  • From continental drift to plate tectonics
  • 3.2.
  • theory of plate tectonics
  • 3.3.
  • Plate tectonic motion
  • 3.4.
  • Plate driving forces
  • 3.5.
  • Implications of plate tectonics
  • Ch. 4.
  • Processes at Constructive Plate Boundaries/
  • Stephen Blake
  • 4.1.
  • structure and composition of oceanic lithosphere
  • 4.2.
  • Rocks and minerals in the upper mantle
  • 4.3.
  • Experiments with peridotite
  • 4.4.
  • Why does partial melting happen?
  • 4.5.
  • Magma generation at constructive plate boundaries
  • 4.6.
  • From mantle to crust
  • 4.7.
  • Interactions with the oceans
  • Ch. 5.
  • Processes at Destructive Plate Boundaries/
  • Ian Parkinson
  • 5.1.
  • Anatomy of a subduction zone
  • 5.2.
  • Geophysical observations
  • 5.3.
  • Thermal structure of subduction zones
  • 5.4.
  • Applying the thermal models to melt production
  • 5.5.
  • composition of island-arc magmas
  • 5.6.
  • Evolution of arc magmas
  • 5.7.
  • Trace elements and magmagenesis
  • 5.8.
  • trace-element composition of island-arc magmas
  • 5.9.
  • Subduction zones and recycling
  • Ch. 6.
  • Processes During Continental Collision/
  • Nigel Harris
  • 6.1.
  • Heating of the continental crust
  • 6.2.
  • Formation of granites from melting of the continental crust
  • 6.3.
  • India-Asia collision
  • 6.4.
  • Metamorphism and melting in the Himalaya
  • 6.5.
  • Modelling the Himalayan orogen
  • Ch. 7.
  • Deep Mantleand Global Cycles/
  • Ian Parkinson
  • Nick Rogers
  • 7.1.
  • Discontinuities in the deep Earth
  • 7.2.
  • mineralogy of the deep mantle
  • 7.3.
  • Seismic tomography
  • 7.4.
  • Seismic tomographic images
  • 7.5.
  • Mantle convection
  • 7.6.
  • Intra-plate volcanism: the Hawaiian connection
  • 7.7.
  • water cycle in the solid Earth
  • Ch. 8.
  • Continental Crust/
  • Nick Rogers
  • 8.1.
  • Reversible cycles and irreversible processes
  • 8.2.
  • How continental crust is formed
  • 8.3.
  • composition of the continental crust
  • 8.4.
  • Crustal evolution through time
  • Answers to Questions
  • Appendices
  • A.
  • elements
  • B.
  • SI fundamental and derived units
  • C.
  • Greek alphabet
  • D.
  • Enlarged figures
  • Glossary
  • Further Reading
  • Sources of Figures, Data and Tables
  • Index
Control code
ocn229446466
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
Co-published ed.
Extent
390 p.
Isbn
9780521729543
Lccn
2008273534
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., (some col.), maps

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