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The Resource Four revolutions in the earth sciences : from heresy to truth, James Lawrence Powell, (electronic resource)

Four revolutions in the earth sciences : from heresy to truth, James Lawrence Powell, (electronic resource)

Label
Four revolutions in the earth sciences : from heresy to truth
Title
Four revolutions in the earth sciences
Title remainder
from heresy to truth
Statement of responsibility
James Lawrence Powell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1936-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Powell, James Lawrence
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Geology
  • Geological time
  • Continental drift
  • Meteoritic hypothesis
  • Global warming
Label
Four revolutions in the earth sciences : from heresy to truth, James Lawrence Powell, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-349) and index
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: pt. I DEEP TIME -- The Abyss of Time -- A Great Mistake Has Been Made -- The Bank of Time -- Account Overdrawn -- Strange Rays -- An Hourglass of Great Precision -- Geochronology -- Duck Soup -- pt. II CONTINENTAL DRIFT AND PLATE TECTONICS -- An Idea to Pursue -- A Very Trusting Man -- Dead on Arrival -- Geologists Unite Against Heresy -- Continental Drift: Not Even Wrong -- Postwar Surprises -- Wandering Poles or Drifting Continents? -- The Final Confrontation -- Spreading Seafloors -- HypotHESSes -- The Discovery of the Century -- All This Rubbish -- pt. III METEORITE IMPACT -- A Trivial Process -- To Hunt a Star -- The Moon's Face -- Rosetta Stone -- To a Rocky Moon -- Worlds in Collision -- Dinosaur Killer -- Out with a Bang -- Cosmic Pinball -- pt. IV GLOBAL WARMING -- Origins of the CO2 Theory -- Tedious Calculations of Extraordinary Interest -- Destructive Criticism -- A Unique Experiment of Planetary Dimensions -- Giant Brains --
  • Contents note continued: Warming Is Unequivocal -- From Heresy to Truth
Control code
ssj0001367999
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 367 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780231164481
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014016926
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001367999
Label
Four revolutions in the earth sciences : from heresy to truth, James Lawrence Powell, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-349) and index
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: pt. I DEEP TIME -- The Abyss of Time -- A Great Mistake Has Been Made -- The Bank of Time -- Account Overdrawn -- Strange Rays -- An Hourglass of Great Precision -- Geochronology -- Duck Soup -- pt. II CONTINENTAL DRIFT AND PLATE TECTONICS -- An Idea to Pursue -- A Very Trusting Man -- Dead on Arrival -- Geologists Unite Against Heresy -- Continental Drift: Not Even Wrong -- Postwar Surprises -- Wandering Poles or Drifting Continents? -- The Final Confrontation -- Spreading Seafloors -- HypotHESSes -- The Discovery of the Century -- All This Rubbish -- pt. III METEORITE IMPACT -- A Trivial Process -- To Hunt a Star -- The Moon's Face -- Rosetta Stone -- To a Rocky Moon -- Worlds in Collision -- Dinosaur Killer -- Out with a Bang -- Cosmic Pinball -- pt. IV GLOBAL WARMING -- Origins of the CO2 Theory -- Tedious Calculations of Extraordinary Interest -- Destructive Criticism -- A Unique Experiment of Planetary Dimensions -- Giant Brains --
  • Contents note continued: Warming Is Unequivocal -- From Heresy to Truth
Control code
ssj0001367999
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 367 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780231164481
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014016926
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001367999

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