Beautiful Earth

Beautiful Earth

Our Planet Explored from Above
Language: English/German/French/Spanish
Layout: more than 200 illustrations, four-color throughout, hardcover with jacket
Pages: 224
Size: 24 x 28 cm/11 x 9,5 inches

Price: 14,95 €
14,99 £
19,99 $

ISBN: 978-3-8480-0828-5
Beautiful, constantly changing yet endangered: this is what our planet looks like from the skies. Beautiful Earth offers a completely new viewpoint on our well-known globe. From fascinating cloud formations caught by weather satellites to erupting volcanoes, sand storms or urban developments with all environmental issues they cause, no activity on our planet can be hidden from the “heavenly eyes.” This book pays tribute both to the splendour of Earth with its ever-changing facets, and to human genius, which made the observation of each and every corner of the planet possible. Beautiful Earth does not only contain captivating and intriguing pictures, it also provides a wealth of information on how to predict the weather, use data in aviation, geophysics, nutritional predictions, and many other sciences.

Table of Contents

Klaus Töpfer – A New Dimension of Responsibilty

Volker Liebig – A View of the Earth

An oasis in space: Discovering Earth

Ice, water, fire: What do satellites see?

Seeing, feeling, smelling: Sense in the sky

Climate, cartography, catastrophe: Routine Earth observation

Humans, the Earth, the cosmos: How are they all connected?

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