May 2013 ca. 149.- Euro 2013. 624 Pages, Softcover ISBN 978-1-118-25467-7 - John Wiley & Sons
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Detailed description The 10th edition of Earth through Time by Harold Levin is an excursion into the Earth's geologic past that offers more in-depth information and resources about geological materials and processes. The new edition provides many new updates and explanations, better illustrations and constructively expands on previous issues. The narrative is more lively and engaging to clearly convey the unique perspective and value of historical geology and improve its presentation. Furthermore, the 10th edition includes seventeen chapters organized under three major divisions: Discovering Time and Deciphering Earth's Amazing History, Rocks and What They Tell Us About Earth, and History of Planet Earth and Its Inhabitants.
From the contents * Chapter 1: The Science of Historical Geology * Chapter 2: Earth Geologists Tackle History's Mysteries * Chapter 3: Time and Geology * Chapter 4: Rocks and Minerals: Documents that Record Earth's History * Chapter 5: The Sedimentary Archives * Chapter 6: Life on Earth: What Do Fossils Reveal? * Chapter 7: Plate Tectonics Underlies All Earth History * Chapter 8: The Earth's Formative Stages and the Archean Eon * Chapter 9: The Proterozoic: Dawn of a More Modern World * Chapter 10: Early Paleozoic Events * Chapter 11: Late Paleozoic Events * Chapter 12: Life of the Paleozoic * Chapter 13: Mesozoic Events * Chapter 14: Life of the Mesozoic * Chapter 15: Cenozoic Events * Chapter 16: Life of the Cenozoic * Chapter 17: Human Origins