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The AntarcticA Very Short Introduction

The Antarctic: A Very Short Introduction  

Klaus Dodds

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778438
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199697687.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199697687
Antarctic: A Very Short Introduction provides a modern account of Antarctica, highlighting the main issues facing the continent today, looks at how the Antarctic has been explored and ... More
ClimateA Very Short Introduction

Climate: A Very Short Introduction  

Mark Maslin

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2013
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778254
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199641130.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199641130
Climate: A Very Short Introduction considers all aspects of the global climate system, exploring and explaining the different components that control the climate on Earth. Climate affects ... More
DesertsA Very Short Introduction

Deserts: A Very Short Introduction  

Nick Middleton

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2009
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777462
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199564309.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780199564309
Deserts: A Very Short Introduction explores the nature of deserts and the extent of their variety, climates, landscapes, wildlife, and human habitation. Typified by drought and extremes of ... More
DinosaursA Very Short Introduction

Dinosaurs: A Very Short Introduction  

David Norman

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2005
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775918
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192804198.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192804198
Dinosaurs: A Very Short Introduction explains the latest findings in dinosaur research and the exciting scientific discoveries that have built up a picture of how dinosaurs looked, what ... More
The EarthA Very Short Introduction

The Earth: A Very Short Introduction  

Martin Redfern

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2003
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775734
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803078.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192803078
The Earth: A Very Short Introduction provides an introduction to the processes that govern the changing geology of the Earth. About 30 years ago, two things happened that began to ... More
Earth System ScienceA Very Short Introduction

Earth System Science: A Very Short Introduction  

Tim Lenton

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2016
Published Online: 
Feb 2016
eISBN: 
9780191788338
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198718871.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780198718871
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 ... More
FossilsA Very Short Introduction

Fossils: A Very Short Introduction  

Keith Thomson

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2005
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776090
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192805041.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780192805041
How did Darwin use fossils to support his theory of evolution? What are ‘living fossils’? What fossils will we leave behind for future generations to examine? Fossils: A Very Short ... More
GeographyA Very Short Introduction

Geography: A Very Short Introduction  

John A. Matthews and David T. Herbert

Print Publication Year: 
May 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776946
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199211289.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199211289
Geography: A Very Short Introduction charts modern geography's development from its historical roots in exploring foreign lands and mapping the regions of the world. Spanning both physical ... More
The Ice AgeA Very Short Introduction

The Ice Age: A Very Short Introduction  

Jamie Woodward

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2014
Published Online: 
Jan 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779671
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199580699.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199580699
The study of the Quaternary ice age has revolutionized ideas about Earth system change and the pace of landscape and ecosystem dynamics. The Ice Age: A Very Short Introduction looks at ... More
Landscapes and GeomorphologyA Very Short Introduction

Landscapes and Geomorphology: A Very Short Introduction  

Andrew Goudie and Heather Viles

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777479
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199565573.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199565573
Landscapes and Geomorphology: A Very Short Introduction presents an introduction to landscapes and the methods and techniques used to study it. Examining what landscapes are, and how we use ... More

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