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Earth System Science

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

Earth System Science (ESS) seeks to understand major patterns, processes, and interactions of the main components of planet Earth—the atmosphere, oceans, fresh water, rocks, soils, and...

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Earth System Science

Andrew S. Goudie.

in The Oxford Companion to Global Change

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 745 words.

Earth System Science (ESS) seeks to understand major patterns, processes, and interactions of the main components of planet Earth—the atmosphere,

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Earth system science

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 60 words.

A science concerned with how the Earth works today; its natural systems and how these have been perturbed by human

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Earth System Science

Tim Lenton.

February 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 168 pages.

The concept of the Earth’s atmosphere, biosphere, oceans, soil, and rocks operating as a closely interacting system has rapidly gained ground in science. Earth System Science: A Very Short...

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Earth System Science

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

Earth System Science (ESS) seeks to understand major patterns, processes, and interactions of the main components of planet Earth—the atmosphere, oceans, fresh water, rocks, soils, and...

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Earth System Science

Alisdair Rogers, Noel Castree and Rob Kitchin.

in A Dictionary of Human Geography

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Geography. 125 words.

An integrative, holistic approach to studying the interaction between the atmosphere, cryosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere, biosphere, and heliosphere, but also with ambitions to include a...

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Earth system science and the search for life

David Waltham.

in Astronomy & Geophysics

October 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Geophysics. 3149 words.

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geoscience

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

Study of the science of Earth systems.

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geoscience

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 8 words.

Study of the science of Earth systems.

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geoscience

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 8 words.

Study of the science of Earth systems.

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geoscience

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 8 words.

Study of the science of Earth systems.

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Earth-observing system

Edited by Stephen O'Meara and E. Julius Dasch.

in A Dictionary of Space Exploration

P ublished online July 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 175 words.

NASA's Earth-observation programme, part of its Earth Science Enterprise programme and the first observing system to provide integrated measurements of the Earth's processes. The satellites...

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Earth-observing system

E. Julius Dasch.

in A Dictionary of Space Exploration

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 170 words.

NASA's Earth-observation programme, part of its Earth Science Enterprise programme and the first observing system to provide integrated measurements of

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Conceptualization

Frank Biermann.

in Earth System Governance

December 2014; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 11837 words.

This chapter elaborates upon the concept of earth system governance based on existing literature in earth system science and global governance studies, making a distinction between earth...

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Earth system

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics.

In the mid-1980s francis bretherton, a British-born fluid dynamicist, was chairman of NASA's Earth System Science Committee. He produced a diagram to show what he meant by the Earth system....

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Tim Lenton.

in Earth System Science

February 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 4233 words.

Earth system science is the research field that seeks to understand how our planet functions as a whole system. Its scope is broad; it spans 4.5 billion years of Earth history, how the...

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Earth system

Nigel Calder.

in Magic Universe: A Grand Tour of Modern Science

January 2003; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 529 words.

In the mid-1980s francis bretherton, a British-born fluid dynamicist, was chairman of NASA's Earth System Science Committee. He

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geodesy

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

The science of measurement of the shape or figure of the Earth and its gravitational field. This science has expanded from topographic and astronomic surveying with the advent of satellite...

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geodesy

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 39 words.

The science of measurement of the shape or figure of the Earth and its gravitational field. This science has expanded from topographic and astronomic surveying with the advent of satellite...

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Earth Charter (2000)

Klaus Bosselmann.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 3302 words.

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Dynamic planet

Martin Redfern.

in The Earth

June 2003; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 5618 words.

‘Dynamic planet’ introduces the relatively recent view of the Earth that is encapsulated in Earth systems science. This is top-down approach that has built on the bottom-up approach of...

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