Science of Earth Systems

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Level(s): Flesch-Kincaid

Author : Stephen Butz


720 Pages  Hardcover 

2nd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2004

©2008 , Published


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Science of Earth Systems, Second Edition is designed to introduce the new scientific discipline of Earth System Science to secondary school students. This new area of collaborative research is a combination of all the scientific disciplines into one body of knowledge. This book brings together in on... more


Colorful pictures, diagrams, and charts assist visual learners with understanding the content

Clear learning objectives for each chapter are provided throughout

Career connections, bios for important earth scientists, and recent breakthroughs in the earth sciences offer the most up to date content... more

New to this Edition

Greatly updated and expanded astronomy section

Addition of important environmental legislation

New chapter on biological diversity and evolution.

Updated and expanded chapter on geologic history