Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to earth science: physical science
Any of several essentially geologic sciences that are concerned with the origin, structure, and physical phenomena of the earth.
(Geological Science) any of various sciences, such as geology, geography, and geomorphology, that are concerned with the structure, age, and other aspects of the earth
any of various sciences, as geography, geology, or meteorology, that deal with the earth. Also called geoscience.
earth′ sci`entist, n.
Any of several sciences, such as geology, oceanography, or meteorology, that specialize in the origin, composition, and physical features of the Earth.
Geology, or any of the other sciences that study the physical phenomena of the Earth.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||earth science - any of the sciences that deal with the earth or its parts|
natural science - the sciences involved in the study of the physical world and its phenomena
fossilology, palaeontology, paleontology - the earth science that studies fossil organisms and related remains
geology - a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks
meteorology - the earth science dealing with phenomena of the atmosphere (especially weather)
oceanography, oceanology - the branch of science dealing with physical and biological aspects of the oceans
limnology - the scientific study of bodies of fresh water for their biological and physical and geological properties