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The face of the Earth : natural landscapes, science, and culture

SueEllen. Campbell

c2011

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (CB 460 .C36 2011 )()

  • Title:
    The face of the Earth : natural landscapes, science, and culture
  • Author: SueEllen. Campbell
  • Description: On the spot : over a river of lava / Imagining the interior -- On the spot : at the edge of an overthrust belt / Mundus subterraneus -- On the spot : among the Aeolian Islands / globe, tectonic plates, and mountain building -- On the spot : along the disturbance gradient / Volcanoes and their eruptions -- On the spot : approaching Chaitén Volcano / Hot springs and geysers -- On the spot : up and down they Himalaya / How the climate works -- ghosts of climates past -- On the spot : on the Burren / Our ice age -- Landscapes shaped by ice -- On the spot : on the Arctic Tundra / little ice age, glaciology, and the sublime -- On the spot : toward a glacier's edge / story now -- On the spot : in the Rocky Intertidal Zone / water cycle -- On the spot : along a rain forest stream / moving waters of rivers -- dream of water in deserts -- slow water of wetlands -- On the spot : at the bog on Céide Fields / Peat, mires, bogs, fens -- On the spot : at Wicken Fen / Marshes and swamps -- Wet/dry -- On the spot : at the Billabong / On the spot : down a desert river canyon / Dry, hot, windy, and dusty -- On the spot : in Jabal Ajā / What we see -- On the spot : in the Chihuahuan Desert / Clever plants -- On the spot : in the red center / Clever creatures -- On the spot : in the Negev Desert / human desert -- Underfoot -- On the spot : in Antarctica's dry valleys / Oceans of grass -- shapes of complexity -- On the spot : on the chalk downs / Evolving together... -- On the spot : in the tallgrass prairie / ...And moving apart -- On the spot : on the Tibetan Plateau / Among trees -- On the spot : in a Eucalypt forest / Zooming in -- Return to wonder -- In a high flower meadow /
  • Local Note: acq2014sci
  • Publication Date: c2011
  • Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press
  • Format: xii, 320 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780520269262 (cloth : alk. paper);ISBN 0520269268 (cloth : alk. paper);ISBN 9780520269279 (pbk. : alk. paper);ISBN 0520269276 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Subjects: Nature and civilization; Natural history
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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