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Evolution of the Atmosphere, Fire and the Anthropo... - a book by Glikson, Andrew Y.

Evolution of the Atmosphere, Fire and the Anthropocene Climate Event Horizon

Evolution of the Atmosphere, Fire and the Anthropocene Climate Event Horizon( )
Author: Glikson, Andrew Y.
Series title:SpringerBriefs in Earth Sciences Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $54.99
Book Description:

Unique among all creatures, further to the increase in its cranial volume from Australopithecus to Homo sapiens, the use of tools and cultural and scientific creativity, the genus Homo is distinguished by the mastery of fire, which since about two million years ago has become its blueprint.  Through the Holocene and culminating in the Anthropocene, the burning of much of the terrestrial vegetation, excavation and combustion of fossil carbon from up to 420 million years-old...
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Detailed Subjects: Science / Chemistry / Physical & Theoretical
Science / Earth Sciences / General
Science / Global Warming & Climate Change
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 9.165 Inches
Book Weight:0.651 Pounds

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