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    • Geology

    • A Very Short Introduction
    • By: Jan Zalasiewicz
    • Narrated by: Eric Martin
    • Length: 4 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this Very Short Introduction audiobook, Jan Zalasiewicz gives a brief introduction to the fascinating field of geology. Describing how the science developed from its early beginnings, he looks at some of the key discoveries that have transformed it before delving into its various subfields, such as sedimentology, tectonics, and stratigraphy.  

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    • A History in Layers

    • By: Jan Zalasiewicz
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 19 mins
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    The idea was born in Mexico, in the year 2000. It was pure improvisation, by Paul Crutzen, one of the world’s most respected scientists. The Dutch scholar was widely known for arguing that all-out atomic war would trigger a “nuclear winter” lethal to plant and animal life across the earth, and he had won a Nobel Prize for research into another global threat: human-caused destruction of the earth’s ozone layer.

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    • The Goldilocks Planet 

    • The 4 Billion Year Story of Earth's Climate
    • By: Mark Williams, Jan Zalasiewicz
    • Narrated by: Mark Ashby
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Climate change is a major topic of concern today and will be so for the foreseeable future, as predicted changes in global temperatures, rainfall, and sea level continue to take place. But as Jan Zalasiewicz and Mark Williams reveal in The Goldilocks Planet, the climatic changes we are experiencing today hardly compare to the changes the Earth has seen over the last 4.5 billion years.

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    • An important read for today's energy user....

    • By Joanne on 05-13-15

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    • Out With the Old...

    • By: Brooke Gladstone, Bob Garfield, Sarah Binder, and others
    • Length: 50 mins
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    Neil Gorsuch is the newest Supreme Court Justice and all it took was the destruction of a Senate tradition...

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