The Visual Guides: Understanding The Earth

Editor: QA International
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: QA International

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-2-7644-0890-2
Category: Science - Environmental sciences
Video Count: 49
Book Status: Available
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The Visual Guides series answers the most important questions on topics that fascinate everyone through a series of videos and animations: weather, the human body, the Earth, the universe and plants. It provides images of natural phenomena and explanations of fundamental concepts, and features the very latest discoveries in these areas.

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Table of Contents

  • THE HISTORY OF EARTH
  • The formation of Earth
  • The geologic time scale
  • Our knowledge of geologic time
  • THE STRUCTURE OF EARTH
  • Inside Earth
  • Geomagnetism
  • Minerals
  • Mineral shapes
  • Rocks
  • TECTONICS AND VOLCANISM
  • Tectonic Plates
  • Continental drift
  • Volcanoes
  • Volcanism
  • Geysers
  • Earthquakes
  • WATER AND THE OCEANS
  • Watercourses
  • The seas and oceans
  • The ocean floor
  • Ocean currents
  • Waves
  • Tsunamis
  • The tides
  • THE EVOLUTION OF LANDSCAPES
  • Erosion
  • Caves
  • How mountains are formed
  • Mountains
  • Littorals
  • Glaciers
  • THE REPRESENTATION OF EARTH
  • Terrestrial co-ordinates
  • Cartographic projection
  • Cartography
  • Cartographic conventions
  • Physical and topographic maps
  • Thematic maps
  • Remote sensing
  • Time zones
  • THE CONTINENTS
  • Antarctica
  • North America
  • South America
  • Europe
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Africa