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Scientists on Gaia

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gaia hypothesis -- Congresses,
  • Geobiology -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Stephen H. Schneider and Penelope J. Boston.
    ContributionsSchneider, Stephen Henry., Boston, Penelope J., American Geophysical Union.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH331 .S375 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 433 p. :
    Number of Pages433
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2025591M
    ISBN 100262193108
    LC Control Number91000344

    "On Gaia is a rewarding read for the knowledgeable reader. The book is an easy read and accessible to a broad audience. Unlike some science books intended for popular audiences, the book is sophisticated enough to keep the interest of graduate students."—GeoQ "It is.   James Lovelock, Independent scientist, environmentalist, and futurist James Lovelock is the originator of the Gaia Hypothesis (now Gaia Theory). His books include Gaia: a new look at life on Earth (OUP, ); The Ages of Gaia (WW Norton, ); Gaia: the practical science of planetary medicine (Gaia Books, ), and The Revenge of Gaia (Allen Lane/Penguin )/5(9).

      Gaia's "book of the heavens" will not be complete until the s, but when it is the map will underpin astronomy for decades to come. It will be the reference frame used to . Scientists Debate Gaia provides a fascinating, multi-faceted examination of Gaia as science and addresses significant criticism of, and changes in, the hypothesis since its the book, 53 contributors explore the scientific, philosophical, and theoretical foundations of Gaia.

    Book review: ‘The Gaia Hypothesis: Science on a Pagan Planet’ When James Lovelock came up with the Gaia hypothesis, today also commonly referred to as Gaia theory, he likely didn't know it.   The Songs of Trees was selected by NPR's “Science Friday” and “BrainPickings” as one of the best science books of For more excellent books, please refer to my list of The 10 Best.


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Schneider. About the Author. James Lovelock, Independent scientist, environmentalist, and futurist. James Lovelock is the originator of the Gaia Hypothesis (now Gaia Theory). His books include Gaia: a new look at life on Earth (OUP, ); The Ages of Gaia (WW Norton, ); Gaia: the practical science of planetary medicine (Gaia Books, ), and The Revenge of Gaia (Allen Lane/Penguin ).Cited by: The Gaia hypothesis suggests that life is an active participant in shaping the physical and chemical environment on which it depends.

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Penelope J. Boston is Director of the Cave and Karst Studies Program at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology and Associate Professor of Earth and.

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Scientists Debate Gaia is a multidisciplinary reexamination of the Gaia hypothesis, which was introduced by James Lovelock and Lynn Margulis in the early s.

The Gaia hypothesis holds that Earth's physical and biological processes are linked to form a complex, self-regulating system and that life has affected this system over time.

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