The Penguin Dictionary of Geology (Paperback)

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The science of geology is going through a remarkable period of expansion and advancement. The New Penguin Dictionary of Geology contains over 7,500 fully updated definitions, making it the most extensive dictionary of the Earth sciences ever produced. It includes a full bibliography of up-to-date works covering all areas of geology. Authoritative and accessible, this new edition will prove invaluable to researcher, student, and amateur geologist.

About the Author

Philip Kearey is the senior lecturer in geophysics at Bristol University. He is fellow and chartered geologist of the Geological Society of London, and has published numerous papers in various scientific journals. He is the editor of "The Encyclopaedia of the Solid Earth Sciences "and co-editor of "Global Tectonics "and "Introduction to Geophysical Exploration."
Product Details
ISBN: 9780140514940
ISBN-10: 0140514945
Publisher: Penguin UK
Publication Date: November 1st, 2001
Pages: 336
Language: English
Series: Penguin Reference Books