Introduction to Geobiology

Authors: Noffke, Nora

  • The book helps geoscientists to use modern life and its interaction with modern Earth as model to decipher the history of Earth
  • Scientists learn to see life as part of Earth, and Earth as sensitive system that changes with its biosphere
  • The book covers geobiology topics currently intensively debated in the scientific community
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About this book

This book is an introductionary overview on the novel and rapidly evolving scientific discipline geobiology. Geobiology studies Earth from both geological and biological perspective. This book covers the many facets of this research field, and underlines its potential for the exploration of the definition of life, the co-evolution of life and Earth, the appreciation of global environmental problems, and the detection of life in the universe. This book may serve the advanced reader as compass for future studies, and as guideline for instruction.

About the authors

Nora Noffke is a leading expert in the novel field of geobiology. Her work has introduced the actualistic principle in the understanding of Earth’s early evolution. As editor of several books and special issues, Noffke has supported the development of geobiology as a scientific discipline. She is co-founder of the Gordon Research Conference Geobiology. Nora Noffke is associate professor at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, USA, and Visiting Scholar at the Carnegie Institution in Washington, DC, USA.

Buy this book

eBook  
  • ISBN 978-3-642-25062-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover ca. $139.00
price for USA
  • Due: July 4, 2018
  • ISBN 978-3-642-25061-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Introduction to Geobiology
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-25062-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-25061-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
175
Number of Illustrations and Tables
120 b/w illustrations, 30 illustrations in colour
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