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Understanding Earth

Synopsis
A electronic version of the text ‘Understanding Earth’ by Frank Press and Raymond Siever, with additional diagrams, photos, 3-D animation, laboratory demonstrations, mini-documentaries, archival footage, and an aerial survey of North America. Focuses on major processes and basic principles, with an emphasis on environmental issues. Shows how knowledge of geology is linked to its uses, both in practical ways and in the making of policy decisions.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video; CAV Videodisc. NTSC format.
Year of production
1994
Availability
Sale; 2000 sale: £369.95 (+VAT inc. p&p)
Documentation
Accompanying guide keyed to the text.
Uses
Introductory physical geology courses.
Subjects
Geography; Geology
Keywords
deserts; earth; earthquakes; minerals; rivers; rocks; volcanoes; winds

Credits

Writer
Frank Press; Raymond Siever

Production Company

Name

Videodiscovery Inc

Sponsor

Name

Freeman (W H) & Company Ltd

Distributor

Name

Macmillan Distribution Ltd, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hants RG21 6XS, tel 01256 302699, fax 01256 364733, www.palgrave.com

Web
http://www.palgrave.com External site opens in new window
Phone
01256 302699
Fax
01256 364733
Address
Macmillan Distribution Ltd
Houndmills
Basingstoke, Hants
RG21 6XS

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