By Dr Peter T Scott

ADVENTURES in EARTH technological know-how isn't just an in-depth textbook yet a chain of adventures throughout seven continents and past within the sciences of astronomy, geology, meteorology and oceanography. it's been written with over 40 years of expertise in learning, gaining knowledge of and educating earth technology. when it's been designed for senior highschool and junior collage or university, it's written in a simple variety and well-illustrated in order that someone with an curiosity during this subject might locate it an enticing and important resource.
The newest medical info has been given within the textual content together with chapters on weather switch and the long run use of fuels and effort. The publication includes over seven hundred pages, 1200 photos and illustrations in general taken through the writer. it is usually 32 video hyperlinks taken by way of the writer to provide an explanation for numerous talents in addition to tours to many unique areas in help of the textual content. those movies include:
•use of the Brunton Pocket Transit, trying out the homes of minerals and accumulating fossils
•sailing a Tall send down the Tasman Sea
•climbing glaciers in Switzerland and New Zealand
•visiting the mainland and islands of the Antarctic Peninsular
•trekking down the 4000m deep Colca Canyon in Peru
•travelling down an higher a part of the Amazon River
•visiting a reconstructed gold-mining city in Australia and panning for gold.

Each bankruptcy is concluded with a precis of the details, multichoice and prolonged overview questions and a bit of valuable tricks which deals sensible feedback in such issues as accumulating specimens, box paintings and survival, astronomical statement and common commentary and methods. solutions to the multichoice questions are given on the finish of the ebook as is a 38 web page key index and word list part which provides the most web page references in addition to definitions of vital phrases fold as daring variety within the text.

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