What is Earth Science? The study of the earth’s systems and the interactions between these systems
Divided into 5 fields of study • Astronomy • Meteorology • Geology • Oceanography • Environmental Science
What are Earth’s Systems? • Geosphere • Atmosphere • Hydrosphere • Biosphere
Geosphere Everything from the crust to the center of the earth.
Atmosphere Blanket of gases that surrounds the planet
Hydrosphere All water on earth including water in the atmosphere
Biosphere All living organisms