Frozen Earth

Frozen Earth

The Once and Future Story of Ice Ages

eBook - 2013
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In this engrossing and accessible book, Doug Macdougall explores the causes and effects of ice ages that have gripped our planet throughout its history, from the earliest known glaciation-nearly three billion years ago-to the present. Following the development of scientific ideas about these dramatic events, Macdougall traces the lives of many of the brilliant and intriguing characters who have contributed to the evolving understanding of how ice ages come about. As it explains how the great Pleistocene Ice Age has shaped the earth's landscape and influenced the course of human evolution, F.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2013
ISBN: 9781299051584
1299051588
9780520954946
0520954947
9780520275928
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxvi, 256 pages :) : illustrations

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