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Earth Time

Author : Douglas Palmer
ISBN : 9780470022337
Genre : History
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The dramatic history of planet Earth and the rocky road to understanding the past A probing account of the history of the earth and an introduction to the many eccentric characters that have attempted to understand its origins. Full of fascinating anecdotes about 19th century explorers and natural philosophers who first carved up Earth's history just as others were carving up the globe. Unravels the fascinating history of rock strata and the implications they have had on accepted theories on the Earth's life. Considers the future of the earth, and what a repeat of some of the catastrophic events of the earth's past, such as major earthquakes and asteroid collisions, could mean for life today.

Earth Time

Author : Brian Williams
ISBN : 1842341286
Genre : Geological time
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This series provides a history of time and our gradual comprehension, measuring and recording of different types of time. This text looks at Earth time. It emphasises science and history with key dates boxes and spreads that act as mini timelines and is suitable for school projects.

Doctor Who Salt Of The Earth Time Trips

Author : Trudi Canavan
ISBN : 9781448141883
Genre : Fiction
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The Third Doctor and Jo Grant arrive for a well-deserved holiday of sun and ‘blokarting’ on a salt lake in Australia in 2028. Weird sculptures adorn the landscape – statues carved from the salt. People have been leaving them in the salt lakes for years – but these look different. Grotesque, distorted figures twisted in pain. They don’t last long in the rain and the wind, but they’re just made of salt... Aren’t they?

The Earth Through Time

Author : Harold L. Levin
ISBN : 9780470387740
Genre : Science
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This best-selling historical geology text provides geologists with an excellent balance of basic geology and paleontology. The ninth edition presents rich, authoritative coverage of the history of the Earth, offering the most comprehensive history in the discipline today. It maintains its strong approach to stratigraphy and paleontology that other texts have lost. The text's paleogeographic maps are excellent in detail and are a vital component in understanding the earth's history. Stunning artwork brings the ancient world to life. Geology of National Parks boxes encourage them to visit these parks to appreciate their geological significance. Geologists will also appreciate the questions about past geologic events and the processes used in finding answers.

Time From Earth Rotation To Atomic Physics

Author : Dennis D. McCarthy
ISBN : 9781108187077
Genre : Science
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In the twenty-first century, we take the means to measure time for granted, without contemplating the sophisticated concepts on which our time scales are based. This volume presents the evolution of concepts of time and methods of time keeping up to the present day. It outlines the progression of time based on sundials, water clocks, and the Earth's rotation, to time measurement using pendulum clocks, quartz crystal clocks, and atomic frequency standards. Time scales created as a result of these improvements in technology and the development of general and special relativity are explained. This second edition has been updated throughout to describe twentieth- and twenty-first-century advances and discusses the redefinition of SI units and the future of UTC. A new chapter on time and cosmology has been added. This broad-ranging reference benefits a diverse readership, including historians, scientists, engineers, educators, and it is accessible to general readers.

Time Series Modelling In Earth Sciences

Author : B.K. Sahu
ISBN : 9058092674
Genre : Mathematics
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Including the latest theories and applications of time series modelling, this book is intended for students, faculties and professionals with a background in multivariate statistics. Highlighting linear methods to yield ARIMA, SARIMA models and their multivariate (vector) extensions, the text also draws attention to non-linear methods, as well as state-space, dynamic linear, wavelet, volatility and long memory models. Also included are several solved case studies and exercises from the fields of mining, ore genesis, earthquakes, and climatology.

The Short Swift Time Of Gods On Earth

Author : Donald M. Bahr
ISBN : 0520084683
Genre : Social Science
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"As definitive a work as we are likely to get on Pima-Papago mythology."William Bright, author of A Coyote Reader"

Earth Accretionary Systems In Space And Time

Author : Peter Anthony Cawood
ISBN : 1862392781
Genre : Science
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Accretionary orogens form at convergent plate boundaries and include the supra-subduction zone forearc, magmatic arc and backarc components. They can be broken into retreating and advancing types, based on their kinematic framework and resulting geological character. Accretionary systems have been active throughout Earth history, extending back until at least 3.2 Ga, and provide an important constraint on the initiation of horizontal motion of lithospheric plates on Earth. Accretionary orogens have been responsible for major growth of the continental lithosphere, through the addition of juvenile magmatic products, but are also major sites of consumption and reworking of continental crust through time.

Make The Most Of Your Time On Earth

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ISBN : 9781405385398
Genre : Travel
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This updated edition of Make the Most of Your Time on Earth: 1000 Ultimate Travel Experiences, is a book that will inspire everyone, now boasting 20% all-new suggestions for world-class destinations and experiences. Perfect for both the seasoned traveler and the armchair dreamer, it brings you the very best in travel - extraordinary landscapes, jaw-dropping architecture, white-knuckle adventures, and the world's best beaches. The guide's suggestions range from Intrepid travel adventures such as trekking to the source of the Ganges, cycling the Karokoram Highway, and hiking Corsica's GR20 to suggestions for the perfect places to stay-have you ever tried sleeping in a yurt in Inner Mongolia or chilled out at the Ice hotel in Sweden? For amazing wildlife, why not look for lemurs in Madagascar or go platypus-watching in Australia? Don't forget the world's most spectacular festivals including Queen's Day in Amsterdam, Trinidad's carnival, and the camel fair in Pushkar, India. Whether you are tempted by living in an African village or tagging dolphins on the Spanish coast, there's all manner of ethical travel experiences to fuel your wanderlust! The very best things to see or do-not before you die. Now available in epub format. KEY NEW ENTRIES INCLUDE: ? Going on a frog safari in Zululand ? Climbing Britain's highest lighthouse on Lundy Island ? Spotting bushbabies by moonlight in Queensland ? Touring on the only private icebreaker in the world in Finland ? Bathing in the Belle Epoque resorts of the Kaisers in Baltic Germany ? Chowing down on retro pie at the re-opened 'Fray Bentos' factory in Uruguay ? Climbing Lenin Peak in the Pamirs, Tajikistan ? Experiencing sci-fi plants of Mount Kenya

Make The Most Of Your Time On Earth 3

Author : Rough Guides
ISBN : 9780241214428
Genre : Travel
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Rough Guides' bestselling, inspirational travel ebook, featuring 1000 unique experiences around the globe. Make The Most Of Your Time On Earth is the product of the combined travel experience of Rough Guides' authors over the last 30 years, each an expert in his or her own territory. Our authors have cherry-picked their favourite experiences from their travels to inspire yours - making this the perfect book for planning your next big adventure, or just dreaming of future travels. The third edition has been fully revised, with stunning, brand-new colour photos throughout, and a wealth of new writing, from taking breakfast in a Burmese teahouse to witnessing the world's most intense storms in Venezuela. Entries are divided into regions, so it's easy to go straight to the part of the world you're interested in, and all the nitty-gritty practical information you'll need to find out more is contained in the "Need to know" sections at the end of each chapter. Packed full of inspiring ideas and beautiful photography, Make The Most Of Your Time On Earth is pure escapism for active travellers and armchair fantasists alike.

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