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Living Dangerously:
The Earth, Its Resources, and the Environment
Heinrich D. Holland & Ulrich Petersen

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface
1Introduction3
2Solar Energy8
3Sunlight and the Earth's Atmosphere18
4The Hydrologic Cycle32
5The Biosphere67
6Weathering and Erosion103
7The Oceans138
8Mountains and Fossil Fuels190
9Magmas, Water and Ores234
10The Cost and the Price of Mineral Commodities276
11Energy Options307
12Global Change367
13Living Dangerously427
Appendix A. Unit Prefixes441
Appendix B. Units and Conversion Factors441
Mineral Descriptions445
Glossary451
Credits for Color Plates467
Author Index469
Subject Index475

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