Saturday, August 9, 2008

Earth Sciences

The different branches of the Earth sciences cover all of the earth's dynamic systems, apart from life forms, which are studied within biology. Knowledge about earth's history and formation also inform us about its needs, which will help ensure the future survival of the planet. The various branches are

1.Palaeontology The study of fossils
2.Geomorphology The study of Land forms
3.Oceanography The study of oceans
4.Geography The study of Earth's surface
5.Geology The study of earth's history, structure and make up.
6.Valcanology The study of volcanoes.
7.Meteorology The study of weather.

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