Earth System Science: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Tim Lenton
English | February 25th, 2016 | ASIN: B019WSGBOE, ISBN: 019871887X | 168 Pages | EPUB | 1.30 MB
When humanity first glimpsed planet Earth from space, the unity of the system that supports humankind entered the popular consciousness. The concept of the Earth's atmosphere, biosphere, oceans, soil, and rocks operating as a closely interacting system has rapidly gained ground in science. This new field, involving geographers, geologists, biologists, oceanographers, and atmospheric physicists, is known as Earth System Science.