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Author Grier, Jennifer A.
Title Inner planets [electronic resource] / Jennifer A. Grier and Andrew S. Rivkin.
Published Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood Press, c2010.
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LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Electronic Book  QB601.9 .G75 2010eb    ONLINE
  
Description 1 online resource ( xiii, 212 p.) : ill., maps.
Series Greenwood guides to the universe.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-204) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Cosmic collisions: cratering -- Inner fire: volcanic processes -- Breaking point: tectonic processes -- Winds of change: atmospheric processes -- Rocks as clocks: radiometric processes -- Triple point: hydrologic processes -- Planetary shield: magnetospheric processes -- The Moon: planetary rosetta stone -- Mercury: chemical connections -- Venus: pressure cooker -- Mars: world of dust and wind -- The Earth: planet at our feet.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Inner planets -- Popular works.
Related Names Rivkin, Andrew S.
Related To Print version: Grier, Jennifer A. Inner planets. Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood Press, c2010. Grier, Jennifer A. Inner planets. Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood Press, c2010 9780313344305 (DLC) 2009042491
ISBN 9780313344312 (electronic bk.)
0313344310 (electronic bk.)
9780313344305 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0313344302 (hardcover : alk. paper)