All listings for this product
About this product
- DescriptionThe air we breathe is twenty-one percent oxygen, an amount higher than on any other kwn world. While we may take our air for granted, Earth was t always an oxygenated planet. How did it become this way? Donald Canfield--one of the world's leading authorities on geochemistry, earth history, and the early oceans--covers this vast history, emphasizing its relationship to the evolution of life and the evolving chemistry of the Earth. Canfield guides readers through the various lines of scientific evidence, considers some of the wrong turns and dead ends along the way, and highlights the scientists and researchers who have made key discoveries in the field. Showing how Earth's atmosphere developed over time, Oxygen takes readers on a remarkable journey through the history of the oxygenation of our planet.
- Author BiographyDonald E. Canfield is professor of ecology at the University of Southern Denmark.
- PrizesWinner of ASLI Choice Book Awards: Science and Technology Category 2014.
- Author(s)Donald E. Canfield
- PublisherPrinceton University Press
- Date of Publication31/12/2013
- SubjectPopular Science
- Series TitleScience Essentials
- Place of PublicationNew Jersey
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPrinceton University Press
- Content Note8 color illus. 20 halftones. 35 line illus.
- Weight514 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine20 mm
Best-selling in Non-Fiction Books
Save on Non-Fiction Books
- AU $29.99Trending at AU $43.23
- AU $14.48Trending at AU $22.53
- AU $9.20Trending at AU $16.11
- AU $43.27Trending at AU $48.72
- AU $30.57Trending at AU $33.61
- AU $11.00Trending at AU $14.44
- AU $21.96Trending at AU $24.99
This item doesn't belong on this page.
Thanks, we'll look into this.