product description page

Earth As an Evolving Planetary System (Paperback) (Kent C. Condie)

$110.19
MSRPReg: $116.00 Save $5.81 (5% off)
shipping not available
free order pickup not available
not sold at Manhattan Herald Square

about this item

Earth as an Evolving Planetary System, Third Edition, examines the various subsystems that play a role in the evolution of the Earth, including subsystems in the crust, mantle, core, atmosphere, oceans, and life. This third edition includes 30% new material and, for the first time, includes full color images in both the print and electronic versions. Topics in the great events chapters are now included in the beginning of the book, with the addition of a new feature of breakout boxes for each event.

The second half of the book now focuses on a better understanding of Earth's history by looking at the interactions of the subsystems over time. The Earth’s atmosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere, crustal and mantle evolution, the supercontinent cycle, great events in Earth history, and the Earth in comparison to other planets are also covered.

  • Features a comprehensive companion site that includes slides of all figures
  • Authored by a world leader in tectonics who also authored the two previous editions
  • Presents comprehensive coverage of the Earth's history that is relevant for both students and teachers
  • Includes important section on Comparative Planetary Evolution, not found in other textbooks
  • All illustrations presented throughout both the print and electronic versions in full color

more to consider

  • Inner : The Collected Writings and Selected Interviews of Sean Scully (Hardcover)

    $40.80

  • Introduction to Hydrogeology (Revised) (Paperback) (Johannes C. Nonner)

    $49.95

  • Economy and Ecology : How Capitalism Brought Us to the Brink (Paperback) (Christopher Anderson)

    $13.99

  • Early Tahiti As the Explorers Saw It 1767-1797 (Paperback) (Edwin N. Ferdon)

    $40.00

  • Doing Case Study Research : A Practical Guide for Beginning Researchers (Paperback) (Dawson R. Hancock &

    $29.95

recommended

  • SheaMoisture® Mongongo & Hemp Seed Oils High Porosity Moisture-Seal Shampoo - 13 fl oz

    $10.99

  • 2018 TF Publishing Desk Calendar

  • Employment Discrimination (Paperback) (Joel Wm. Friedman)

    $50.30

  • Thousands : Poems (Paperback) (Lightsey Darst)

    $11.56

  • Love Print Throw Pillow Collection - Surya

    $20.99 - $27.99


from the manufacturer


guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.