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A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

Edited by Michael Allaby

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199653065
Published online September 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191744334 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acref/9780199653065.001.0001
A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

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Over 7,500 entries

The fourth edition of this leading dictionary (previously A Dictionary of Earth Sciences) contains over 7,500 clear and concise entries on all aspects of geology and earth sciences, including planetary science, volcanology, palaeontology, and mineralogy. Over 130 line drawings complement the definitions and useful appendices include a revised geological time scale, stratigraphic units, lunar and Martian time scales, wind-strength scales, and SI units. Fully revised and updated, with over 150 new entries and numerous web links, this is the ideal reference for students of geography, geology, earth sciences, and related disciplines.

Book.  9999 pages.  407564 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography

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