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Earth Science: New Methods and Studies Roy H. Williams

Earth Science: New Methods and Studies

Roy H. Williams

Published December 15th 2011
ISBN : 9781926692579
Hardcover
283 pages
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Earth science is a broad field of study that encompasses many different disciplines, including meteorology, climatology, and geology. The importance of the earth sciences in predicting weather and climate, tracking pollution, drilling for petroleum,MoreEarth science is a broad field of study that encompasses many different disciplines, including meteorology, climatology, and geology. The importance of the earth sciences in predicting weather and climate, tracking pollution, drilling for petroleum, evaluation of soil, and monitoring ground water is paramount in modern society. This new work covers a broad selection of topics, including using satellite remote sensing to track pollution and weather patterns, monitoring for pre-earthquake signals, using earthquakes to uncover new information about the earth, desalination of ground water, predicting deforestation, and much more.