McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Earth ScienceBook - 2003
THE LANGUAGE OF EARTH SCIENCE AT YOUR FINGERTIPSDerived from the world-renowned "McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, Sixth Edition, this vital reference offers a wealth of essential information in a portable, convenient, quick-find format. Whether you're a professional, a student, a writer, or a general reader with an interest in science, there is no better or more authoritative way to stay up-to-speed with the current language of earth science or gain an understanding of its key ideas and concepts. Written in clear, simple language understandable to the general reader, yet in-depth enough for scientists, educators, and advanced students, "The McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Earth Science, Second Edition: * Has been extensively revised, with 11,000 entries that fully define the language of the earth sciences * Includes synonyms, acronyms, and abbreviations * Provides pronunciations for all terms * Covers such topics as geology, geochemistry, geography, geodesy, geophysics, hydrology, oceanography, meteorology, and climatology * Includes an appendix containing tables of useful data and information * Is based on the "McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms - for more than a quarter-of-a-century THE standard international reference Carefully reviewed for clarity, completeness, and accuracy, the "McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Earth Science, Second Edition, offers a standard of excellence unmatched by any similar publication.
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, 2003.
Edition: 2nd ed.
Branch Call Number: 550. 3 MCG 2003
Characteristics: x, 468 p.