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The Resource The ends of the world : volcanic apocalypses, lethal oceans, and our quest to understand Earth's past mass extinctions, Peter Brannen

The ends of the world : volcanic apocalypses, lethal oceans, and our quest to understand Earth's past mass extinctions, Peter Brannen

Label
The ends of the world : volcanic apocalypses, lethal oceans, and our quest to understand Earth's past mass extinctions
Title
The ends of the world
Title remainder
volcanic apocalypses, lethal oceans, and our quest to understand Earth's past mass extinctions
Statement of responsibility
Peter Brannen
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"As new groundbreaking research suggests that climate change played a major role in the most extreme catastrophes in the planet's history, award-winning science journalist Peter Brannen takes us on a wild ride through the planet's five mass extinctions and, in the process, offers us a glimpse of our increasingly dangerous future."--
Assigning source
From publisher's website
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1983-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brannen, Peter
Dewey number
576.8/4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QE721.2.E97
LC item number
B73 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mass extinctions
  • Paleoclimatology
  • Climatic changes
  • SCIENCE / Global Warming & Climate Change
  • NATURE / Natural Disasters
  • SCIENCE / Paleontology
Label
The ends of the world : volcanic apocalypses, lethal oceans, and our quest to understand Earth's past mass extinctions, Peter Brannen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-308) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Beginnings -- The end-Ordovician mass extinction -- The late Devonian mass extinction -- The end-Permian mass extinction -- The end-Triassic mass extinction -- The end-Cretaceous mass extinction -- The end-Pleistocene mass extinction -- The near future -- The last extinction
Control code
ocn959036926
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 322 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062364807
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1735123
  • (OCoLC)959036926
Label
The ends of the world : volcanic apocalypses, lethal oceans, and our quest to understand Earth's past mass extinctions, Peter Brannen
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-308) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Beginnings -- The end-Ordovician mass extinction -- The late Devonian mass extinction -- The end-Permian mass extinction -- The end-Triassic mass extinction -- The end-Cretaceous mass extinction -- The end-Pleistocene mass extinction -- The near future -- The last extinction
Control code
ocn959036926
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 322 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062364807
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1735123
  • (OCoLC)959036926

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