Earth System History
Steven M. Stanley 1999 W.H. Freeman and Company (New York)

This textbook covers the Earth system approach (especially chemical cycling, the basics of biology and geology, and chronology). It then discusses Earth history, emphasizing major life forms and the development of the continents. It is well illustrated with excellent summary diagrams for every chapter.

ISBN 0-7167-3377-3
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Resource Type: BookKeywords: Earth system science, Earth history, evolution, plate tectonics, climate change