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Environmental Geology

by Edward A. Keller

Environmental Geology Synopsis

Having originally defined the Environmental Geology course, this is considered the most comprehensive yet readable book for your course level. Keller continues to offer the most detailed, current research available. He covers a wide range of topics, discussing everything from fundamental geologic principles to the specifics of environmental law and geologic hazards, from a truly environmental perspective. The Ninth Edition emphasizes the engineering geology approach, especially in the discussion of soil and rock mechanics and landslides.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780321643759
Publication date: 21st January 2010
Author: Edward A. Keller
Publisher: Pearson an imprint of Pearson Education (US)
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 624 pages
Categories: The environment, Geology & the lithosphere,

About Edward A. Keller

EDWARD A. KELLER is professor of environmental geology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he holds a joint appointment with the Environmental Studies Program and the Department of Geological Sciences. Professor Keller's research focuses on natural hazards, including wildfire, flooding, and earthquakes. He is also evaluating the environmental impacts of ecotourism. Professor Keller received his doctorate from Purdue University in 1973; as a graduate student, he wrote the first five chapters of the first edition of Environmental Geology. Professor Keller enjoys teaching and research, and hopes his textbooks help students to appreciate geology and to assist them in becoming ...

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