Naked Earth: The New Geophysics
by Shawna Vogel
Naked Earth offers an illuminating and thoroughly riveting account of the pioneering geophysicists of today. Around the globe, from the California desert to the Siberian tundra, the enthralling picture of inner earth emerges through their breakthrough investigations and heated debates. We learn of outdated theories that have been disproven by bold new scientific concepts,...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published May 1st 1996 by Plume
(first published May 1st 1995)
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The book tried to explain the tectonic theory for general public. The author wrote the history of the theory since the beginning of the idea to the recent development.The object wasn't an easy object to explain in everyday words. But the author had succeed her 'report' on the development of plate tectonic theory in such detail yet comprehensible. It would be more interesting if she added some figures.