Life, Temperature, and the Earth The Self-Organizing Biosphere


Published in: Google Books > Science > Earth biosphere | Published on 31/Dec/2019 04:43

241 pages , Columbia University Press , 2002-09
Life, Temperature, and the Earth analyzes and modifies important aspects of the Gaia hypothesis in light of geochemical, geophysical, mathematical, and paleontological data that were either ignored or unavailable when the hypothesis was developed. Schwartzman argues that the Earth's climatic temperature has been biologicall...[Read More]



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The Social Conquest of Earth


Published in: Google Books > Science > Earth biosphere | Published on 31/Dec/2019 00:51

352 pages , W. W. Norton & Company , 2012-04-09
New York Times Bestseller From the most celebrated heir to Darwin comes a groundbreaking book on evolution, the summa work of Edward O. Wilson's legendary career. Sparking vigorous debate in the sciences, The Social Conquest of Earth upends “the famous theory that evolution naturally encourages creatures to put family fir...[Read More]



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Post-Punk Perception Living in the Social Milieu


Published in: Google Books > Philosophy > Earth biosphere | Published on 30/Dec/2019 23:49

450 pages , Xlibris Corporation , 2013-07-27
Growing up in Singapore in the 80s has been challenging. I didn't know much about life or economy. I didn't know what I want to do apart from playing. I know I had to study and get a job. In school we had to write composition about our profession when we grow up. I had never wanted to be a philosopher, let alone writing about ...[Read More]



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The Green Marble Earth System Science and Global Sustainability


Published in: Google Books > Science > Earth biosphere | Published on 30/Dec/2019 22:05

Columbia University Press , 2018-05-15
Humans have difficulty thinking at the global scale. Yet as we come to understand our planet as a single, interconnected, complex system and encounter compelling evidence of human impact on Earth’s climate and biosphere, the need for a truly global effort is increasingly urgent. In this concise and accessible text, David P. Turner present...[Read More]



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Evolution of Early Earth's Atmosphere, Hydrosphere, and Biosphere Constraints from Ore Deposits


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337 pages , Geological Society of America , 2006-01-01
"The history of Earth's early atmosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere, from Hadean through Proterozoic time, is one of geology's enduring puzzles. Ore deposits provide important insights into this history because they contain elements and minerals that are highly sensitive to the geochemical environment in which they ...[Read More]



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Carbon in the Geobiosphere - Earth's Outer Shell -


Published in: Google Books > Science > Earth biosphere | Published on 30/Dec/2019 15:44

402 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2006-12-29
The book covers the fundamentals of the biogeochemical behavior of carbon near the Earth’s surface. It is mainly a reference text for Earth and environmental scientists. It presents an overview of the origins and behavior of the carbon cycle and atmospheric carbon dioxide, and the human effects on them. The boo...[Read More]



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Global Change and the Earth System A Planet Under Pressure


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336 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2006-01-27
Global Change and the Earth System describes what is known about the Earth system and the impact of changes caused by humans. It considers the consequences of these changes with respect to the stability of the Earth system and the well-being of humankind; as well as exploring future paths towards Earth-system sci...[Read More]



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Precious Forests Precious Earth


Published in: Google Books > Technology & Engineering > Earth biosphere | Published on 30/Dec/2019 09:26

288 pages , BoD – Books on Demand , 2015-09-30
Forests are the dominant terrestrial ecosystem of Earth. They are distributed across the globe. Forests account for 75\% of the gross primary productivity of the Earth's biosphere, and contain 80\% of the Earth's plant biomass. Human society and forests influence each other in both positive and negative ways. Forests provi...[Read More]



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Climate Change and Terrestrial Ecosystem Modeling


Published in: Google Books > Mathematics > Earth biosphere | Published on 30/Dec/2019 04:51

482 pages , Cambridge University Press , 2019-02-28
Provides an essential introduction to modeling terrestrial ecosystems in Earth system models for graduate students and researchers.



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Humanity Incorporated A Safe Solution to the Enslavement of Earth's Biosphere


Published in: Google Books > Philosophy > Earth biosphere | Published on 14/May/2019 08:41

104 pages , BookBaby , 2012-03-07
Humanity Incorporated is an invitation to begin the long overdue conversation about creating a sustainable future for ourselves and our children. It offers a simple and practical solution to every ill in our ailing world. This is an opportunity to grow as individuals and as a species, through our mutual, ongoing collaboration. We must ma...[Read More]



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The Deep Hot Biosphere The Myth of Fossil Fuels


Published in: Google Books > Science > Earth biosphere | Published on 14/May/2019 05:01

243 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2001-05-18
This book sets forth a set of truly controversial and astonishing theories: First, it proposes that below the surface of the earth is a biosphere of greater mass and volume than the biosphere the total sum of living things on our planet's continents and in its oceans. Second, it proposes that the inhabitants of t...[Read More]



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Astrobiology of Earth The Emergence, Evolution and Future of Life on a Planet in Turmoil


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245 pages , Oxford University Press , 2009-04-16
Astrobiology of Earth studies the fortuitous combination of numerous cosmic factors that together produced the special environment which enabled the emergence, persistence and evolution of life on our own planet, culminating in humanity. This environment has been subject to constant and chaotic change during life's 3.6 bil...[Read More]



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