Main Segments

Science today has come to recognize a large number of specialized segments that together make up and influence the total Earth System - such segments range from those dealing with the inner core of Earth itself to those that cover the far reaches of our solar system and beyond. The main taxonomy of such segments is listed below in this section, while additional specialized sciences are covered in the following sections of this website: Special Phenomenon, Climate & Weather, The Biosphere, Space Weather, Complex Systems and Cosmology.