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The Resource Frozen earth : the once and future story of ice ages, Doug Macdougall ; with a new preface

Frozen earth : the once and future story of ice ages, Doug Macdougall ; with a new preface

Label
Frozen earth : the once and future story of ice ages
Title
Frozen earth
Title remainder
the once and future story of ice ages
Statement of responsibility
Doug Macdougall ; with a new preface
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this engrossing and accessible book, Doug Macdougall explores the causes and effects of ice ages that have gripped our planet throughout its history, from the earliest known glaciation-nearly three billion years ago-to the present. Following the development of scientific ideas about these dramatic events, Macdougall traces the lives of many of the brilliant and intriguing characters who have contributed to the evolving understanding of how ice ages come about. As it explains how the great Pleistocene Ice Age has shaped the earth's landscape and influenced the course of human evolution, F
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Macdougall, J. D.
Dewey number
551.7/92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QE698
LC item number
.M125 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Glacial epoch
  • Paleoclimatology
  • Global environmental change
  • SCIENCE
  • SCIENCE
  • Glacial epoch
  • Global environmental change
  • Paleoclimatology
  • IJstijden
Label
Frozen earth : the once and future story of ice ages, Doug Macdougall ; with a new preface
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First paperback printing 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-248) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ice, ice ages, and our planet's climate history -- Fire, water, and God -- Glaciers and fossil fish -- The evidence -- Searching for the cause of ice ages -- Defrosting earth -- The ice age cycles -- Our planet's icy past -- Coring for the details -- Ice ages, climate, and evolution -- The last millennium -- Ice ages and the future
Control code
828743569
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvi, 256 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520275928
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt24f9qp
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)828743569
Label
Frozen earth : the once and future story of ice ages, Doug Macdougall ; with a new preface
Publication
Note
First paperback printing 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-248) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ice, ice ages, and our planet's climate history -- Fire, water, and God -- Glaciers and fossil fish -- The evidence -- Searching for the cause of ice ages -- Defrosting earth -- The ice age cycles -- Our planet's icy past -- Coring for the details -- Ice ages, climate, and evolution -- The last millennium -- Ice ages and the future
Control code
828743569
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvi, 256 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520275928
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt24f9qp
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)828743569

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