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Plate Tectonics Discover How Our Planet Works from the Inside Out

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Series: Ladybird Expert Series Volume: 4
By: Iain Stewart(Author)
56 pages, colour illustrations
Publisher: Michael Joseph
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Discover in this accessible and authoritative introduction the fundamental theory of how our dynamic planet works.

Written by the celebrated geologist, academic and popular science presenter Iain Stewart, Plate Tectonics explores the Earth as a planetary machine and investigates the people and ideas that changed the way we look at the world.

You'll learn about the make up of the Earth in the past and the present, from monsoon-like currents in our planet's radioactive interior to magnetic force lines and what the planet would look like without water.
- Our planet as an active living system
- The planetary force field
- Fault lines that cross continents
- How plates tectonics protects life on Earth
- And much more . . .

Written by the leading lights and most outstanding communicators in their fields, the Ladybird Expert books provide clear, accessible and authoritative introductions to subjects drawn from science, history and culture.

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Biography

Iain Stewart is a geology professor at the University of Plymouth and Director of its Sustainable Earth Institute. He studies earthquakes, volcanism, and tsunamis, and is interested in communicating Earth science to anyone who will listen. As part of that 'public geoscience' he presents documentaries about the planet for BBC television, including Earth: The Power of the Planet; Earth: The Climate Wars, How Earth Made Us, How To Grow A Planet, The Rise of the Continents and Planet Oil.

Popular Science
Series: Ladybird Expert Series Volume: 4
By: Iain Stewart(Author)
56 pages, colour illustrations
Publisher: Michael Joseph
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