The Resource The wondrous workings of planet Earth : understanding our world and its ecosystems, by Rachel Ignotofsky

The wondrous workings of planet Earth : understanding our world and its ecosystems, by Rachel Ignotofsky

Label
The wondrous workings of planet Earth : understanding our world and its ecosystems
Title
The wondrous workings of planet Earth
Title remainder
understanding our world and its ecosystems
Statement of responsibility
by Rachel Ignotofsky
Creator
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth is an illustrated tour of the planet that reveals ecosystems large and small, from reefs, deserts, and rain forests to ponds, backyard gardens, and even a drop of water. Through exquisite drawings, maps, and infographics, author Rachel Ignotofsky makes earth science accessible and entertaining, explaining how our planet works, from its diverse ecosystems and their inhabitants, to the levels of ecology, the importance of biodiversity, the carbon cycle, weather cycles, and more
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1989-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ignotofsky, Rachel
Dewey number
577.8/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
Age 10-17
LC call number
QH541.14
LC item number
.I36 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biotic communities
  • Ecology
  • Biotic communities
  • Ecology
  • Biotic communities
  • Ecology
  • NATURE / Ecosystems & Habitats
  • SCIENCE / Earth Sciences
  • YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Environmental Science & Ecosystems
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The wondrous workings of planet Earth : understanding our world and its ecosystems, by Rachel Ignotofsky
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Illustrations on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 122) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Levels of ecological organization -- Biome map -- What is an ecosystem? -- The flow of energy -- The classification of living things -- How living things interact -- What makes a healthy ecosystem -- Succession -- Microecosystems -- Microscopic ecosystems -- North America. The Redwood Forest ; The Northern Great Plains ; The Florida Mangrove Swamp ; The Mojave Desert -- South America. The Amazon Rainforest ; The Atacama Desert ; The Pampas ; The Tropical Andes -- Europe. The Moorland of the British Isles ; The Mediterranean Basin ; The Alps -- Asia. The Northeast Siberian Taiga ; The Indochina Mangroves ; The Eastern Mongolian Steppe ; The Himalayan Mountains -- Africa. The Congo Rainforest ; The African Savanna ; The Sahara Desert ; The Cape of Africa -- Australia. The Australian Savanna ; The Tamanian Temperate Rainforest ; The Great Barrier Reef -- The Polar Ice Caps. The Arctic Circle ; The Antarctic Tundra -- Aquatic Ecosystems. The open ocean ; The deep ocean ; Rivers ; Lakes -- The cycles of nature. The carbon cycle ; The nitrogen cycle ; The phosphorus cycle ; The water cycle ; Plants -- Humans and Planet Earth. The farm ; The city ; Human impacts on nature ; Climate change ; Protecting our planet -- Glossary
Control code
on1016385077
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
127 pages
Isbn
9780399580413
Lccn
2018006572
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1016385077
  • (Sirsi) a2084390
Label
The wondrous workings of planet Earth : understanding our world and its ecosystems, by Rachel Ignotofsky
Publication
Copyright
Note
Illustrations on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 122) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Levels of ecological organization -- Biome map -- What is an ecosystem? -- The flow of energy -- The classification of living things -- How living things interact -- What makes a healthy ecosystem -- Succession -- Microecosystems -- Microscopic ecosystems -- North America. The Redwood Forest ; The Northern Great Plains ; The Florida Mangrove Swamp ; The Mojave Desert -- South America. The Amazon Rainforest ; The Atacama Desert ; The Pampas ; The Tropical Andes -- Europe. The Moorland of the British Isles ; The Mediterranean Basin ; The Alps -- Asia. The Northeast Siberian Taiga ; The Indochina Mangroves ; The Eastern Mongolian Steppe ; The Himalayan Mountains -- Africa. The Congo Rainforest ; The African Savanna ; The Sahara Desert ; The Cape of Africa -- Australia. The Australian Savanna ; The Tamanian Temperate Rainforest ; The Great Barrier Reef -- The Polar Ice Caps. The Arctic Circle ; The Antarctic Tundra -- Aquatic Ecosystems. The open ocean ; The deep ocean ; Rivers ; Lakes -- The cycles of nature. The carbon cycle ; The nitrogen cycle ; The phosphorus cycle ; The water cycle ; Plants -- Humans and Planet Earth. The farm ; The city ; Human impacts on nature ; Climate change ; Protecting our planet -- Glossary
Control code
on1016385077
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
127 pages
Isbn
9780399580413
Lccn
2018006572
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1016385077
  • (Sirsi) a2084390

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