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Title Plate tectonics : an insider's history of the modern theory of the Earth / Naomi Oreskes, editor, with Homer Le Grand.

Imprint Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, c2001.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    551.136 PLA    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Non-Fiction    551.136 PLA    Available
Description xxiv, 424 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [347]-407) and index.
Contents From continental drift to plate tectonics / Naomi Oreskes -- Stripes on the sea floor / Ron Mason -- Reversals of fortune / Frederick J. Vine -- The zebra pattern / Lawrence W. Morley -- On board the Eltanin-19 / Walter Pitman -- The birth of plate tectonics / Neil D. Opdyke -- How mobile is the earth? / Gordon J. MacDonald -- Heat flow under the oceans / John G. Sclater -- Locating earthquakes and plate boundaries / Bruce A. Bolt -- Earthquake seismology in the plate tectonics revolution / Jack Oliver -- Plate tectonics: a surprising way to start a scientific career / Dan McKenzie -- When plates were paving stones / Robert L. Parker -- My conversion to plate tectonics / Xavier Le Pichon -- Plate tectonics and geology, 1965 to today / John F. Dewey -- When the plate tectonic revolution met western North America / Tanya Atwater -- The coming of plate tectonics to the Pacific Rim / William R. Dickinson -- From plate tectonics to continental tectonics / Peter Molnar -- Plate tectonics: a Martian view / David T. Sandwell.
Subject Plate tectonics -- History.
Geology, Structural -- History.
Added Author Oreskes, Naomi.
Le Grand, Homer.
ISBN 0813339812 : $35.00

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