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50 Ideas You Really Need to Know – The Earth

Martin Redfern

This app is a wonderfully accessible overview of the only place we know of in the universe that is capable of sustaining life. Expert popular science writer Martin Redfern covers all the natural processes of the Earth: climate, ocean currents, air currents, the elements, plate tectonics, fossils, the evolution of life, volcanology, sea levels and the ultimate fate of the Earth.

CContents include: Birth of the Earth, The moon, Seeing inside the Earth, Magnetic core, Crust and continent, Plate tectonics, Earthquakes, Mountain building, Rock cycle, Ocean circulation, The atmosphere, Water cycle, Carbon cycle, Climate change, Ice ages, Snowball Earth, Deep time, Gondwana and Pangea, Life’s origins, Evolution, The dinosaurs, Extinction, Adaptation, Fossils, Future continents, Future resources, The end of the Earth, and many more.

Text © Martin Redfern 2012