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Upheaval from the Abyss Ocean Floor Mapping and the Earth Science Revolution by David M. Lawrence

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Published by Rutgers University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Geographical discovery & exploration,
  • History of science,
  • Oceanography (seas),
  • Popular science,
  • Ocean bottom,
  • Geology (Specific Aspects),
  • Ocean Floor,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Oceans & seas,
  • Earth Sciences - Geology,
  • Earth Sciences - Oceanography,
  • History,
  • Geological mapping

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8025807M
ISBN 100813530288
ISBN 109780813530284

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  Upheaval from the Abyss spans a year period, beginning with the early, backbreaking efforts to map the depths during the age of sail; continuing with improvements in research methods spurred by maritime disaster and war; and culminating in the publication of the first map of the world’s ocean floor in The author brings this tale to life by weaving through it the personalities 5/5(1). Upheaval from the Abyss spans a year period, beginning with the early, backbreaking efforts to map the depths during the age of sail; continuing with improvements in research methods spurred by 5/5(1). Get this from a library! Upheaval from the abyss: ocean floor mapping and the Earth science revolution. [David M Lawrence] -- Not long ago, scientists viewed the ocean floor as a vast, featureless plain, an ancient repository of detritus eroded from the surface of an unchanging Earth. This all changed with the Herculean. Upheaval from the Abyss Ocean Floor Mapping and the Earth Science Revolution The deep oceans are the last great frontier remaining on Earth. Trains, automobiles, airplanes and helicopters have conquered the vast wilderness on the terrestrial surface, from the searing deserts and dark forests of the tropics to the icy wastes of the polar regions.

Get this from a library! Upheaval from the abyss: ocean floor mapping and the Earth science. [David M Lawrence] -- "The deep oceans are the last great frontier remaining on earth. Humans have conquered the vast wilderness of the terrestrial surface, from . Mr. Lawrence talked about his book, Upheaval from the Abyss: Ocean Floor Mapping and the Earth Science Revolution, published by Rutgers University Press. main page. Upheaval from the Abyss Ocean Floor Mapping and the Earth Science Revolution. Updated on By sosil Leave a comment. David M. Lawrence is a journalist, author, and geographer (specifically a biogeographer). His first book, Upheaval from the Abyss, was published by Rutgers University Press in His second book, Huntington’s Disease, was published by Chelsea House in

This edition is a supplement to Velikovsky's biography "ABA--The Glory and the Torment," written by his daughter. Here, she publishes original letters in their entirety, shedding a revealing light on the defamatory campaign Velikovsky and his scientific work have been subjected to. Released Book Review Review of: Lawrence, David M.: Upheaval from the abyss: Ocean floor mapping and the earth science revolution. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers Univ. Press Book on North Cascades featuring a Berann map: "World Atlas of the Oceans" showing Berann's ocean floor maps: "Upheaval from the Abyss: Ocean Floor Mapping and the Earth Science Revolution" showing Berann's world map of the ocean floors. He is author of the book Upheaval from the Abyss: Ocean Floor Mapping and the Earth Science Revolution. Some of his shorter works have appeared in the .