By Michael Allaby, Richard Garratt

This new seven-volume "Discovering the Earth" set examines the efforts made through scientists within the fields of setting, environmental security, and environmental technology. overlaying a extensive diversity of subject matters - together with the Earth sciences, surroundings, oceans, ecology, animals, crops, and exploration - the books during this finished set offer a landscape of short debts of specific discoveries and the folks who made them. those tales clarify the issues that have been solved, the methods they have been approached, and, on occasion, the useless ends that scientists occasionally reached. excellent for prime university and school scholars and especially useful to scholars of environmental reviews, ecology, biology, geography, geology, and the arts, the books within the "Discovering the Earth" set make clear the way in which the medical element of Western tradition has built. Written in transparent language and requiring no mathematical wisdom, those worthwhile books characteristic sidebars the place essential to clarify a specific suggestion in addition to full-color images, tables, charts, and extra assets.

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