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Evolution of Earth and its Climate: Birth, Life and Death of Earth

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Series: Developments in Earth and Environmental Sciences Volume: 10

By: OG Sorokhtin, G V Chilingarian and N O Sorokhtin

576 pages, Figs, tabs


Hardback | Oct 2010 | #187989 | ISBN-13: 9780444537577
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This book reviews the current physical theory of Earth's global evolution, its origin, structure and composition, the process of Earth's core formation, Earth's energy, and the nature of its tectonomagnetic activity. It also deals with the origin of the Moon and its influence on our planet's evolution. Based on the integral positions of this theory, the book analyzes the issues of the origin of the hydrosphere and atmosphere, and the conception and evolution of life on Earth.


Ch. 1. Creation of a general geological theory. Brief history and methodology
Ch. 2. Structure and composition of modern Earth
Ch. 3. Origin of the Earth-Moon system and a sad future for Earth
Ch. 4. Process of Earth's core separation
Ch. 5. Earth energetics
Ch. 6. Nature of Earth's tectonic activity
Ch. 7. Earth core formation processes from Archaean to present
Ch. 8. Tectonics of lithosperic plates in Proterozoic and Phanerozoic
Ch. 9. Continental drift in Earth's geological history
Ch. 10. Origin of the economic deposits
Ch. 11. The origin of the Earth's hydrosphere
Ch. 12. Origin and evolution of the Earth's atmosphere
Ch. 13. Adiabatic theory of the greenhouse effect
Ch. 14. Evolution of Earth's global climate
Ch. 15. Origin and evolution of life on Earth

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