By Creative Media Applications
This four-volume set offers an summary of earth technology from the earliest observations of old peoples to discoveries of modern-day scientists. Earth technology contains astronomy, geology, meteorology, and oceanography. the 1st quantity, phrases and phrases, defines very important phrases in those sciences. The contributions made by means of such scientists as Galileo, Sir Edmund Hailey, and Florence Bascom are defined within the moment quantity very important humans, which highlights contributions made through girls and minority teams to a historically male career. advancements and Discoveries, the 3rd quantity, strains the background and improvement of this technology, and the fourth, arguable concerns, offers the main hotly debated themes this day, corresponding to area exploration and worldwide warming.
Volume 1: phrases and Terms
Volume 2: very important People
Volume three: advancements and Discoveries
Volume four: arguable Issues
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