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What is Earth Science? |
Earth Science is the study of Earth and its neighbors in space.
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The following fields of science are generally categorized within the Earth sciences:

Earth science or geoscience is an all-encompassing term that refers to the fields of science dealing with planet Earth.[2] It can be considered to be a branch of planetary science, but with a much older history. There are both reductionist and holistic approaches to Earth sciences. The formal discipline of Earth sciences may include the study of the atmospherehydrospherelithosphere, andbiosphere. Typically, Earth scientists will use tools from physicschemistrybiologychronology, and mathematics to build a quantitative understanding of how the Earth system works, and how it evolved to its current state.