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Earth sciences books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Earth sciences category. Presented with a red border are the Earth sciences books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Advances in Environmental Risk Monitoring and Decision Support by Zoheir A. Sabeur Advances in Environmental Risk Monitoring and Decision Support

This resource provides a unique, integrated view of advanced environmental modeling and observation monitoring. It details data fusion techniques, sensor technology, and open web-servicing methods for managing environmental information and decision-support concepts.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

Practical Handbook of Earth Science by Jane H. (CSIRO) Hodgkinson, Frank D. (CSIRO) Stacey Practical Handbook of Earth Science
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This self-contained handbook provides a carefully researched, compact source of key earth science information and data, logically sorted by subject matter, and then cross-referenced. Appealing to both experts and non-experts alike, the book presents earth science and environmental science as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Drawing Geological Structures by Jorn H. Kruhl Drawing Geological Structures

Despite the modern dominance of computer graphics programs and digital cameras, the ability todraw geological structures manually remains a necessity in academic geology and beyond. Drawings serve for quick and simple documentation in the field or at the microscope.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Earth Science by Edward J. Tarbuck, Frederick K. Lutgens, Dennis G. Tasa Earth Science
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Computational Statistics in the Earth Sciences With Applications in Matlab by Alan D. Chave Computational Statistics in the Earth Sciences With Applications in Matlab

This book combines theoretical underpinnings of statistics with practical analysis of Earth sciences data using MATLAB. Supplementary resources are available online.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

Hydrocarbons in Basement Formations by M. Enamul Hossain, M. R. Islam, Murtada El-Haj Hydrocarbons in Basement Formations
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Petroleum and natural gas still remain the single biggest resource for energy on earth. Even as alternative and renewable sources are developed, petroleum and natural gas continue to be, by far, the most used and, if engineering properly, the most...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2017

Practical Handbook of Earth Science by Jane H. Hodgkinson, Frank D. Stacey Practical Handbook of Earth Science
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A CRC title, part of the Taylor & Francis imprint, a member of the Taylor & Francis Group, the academic division of T&F Informa plc.
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/08/2017

Advances in Nonlinear Geosciences by Anastasios A. Tsonis Advances in Nonlinear Geosciences

Advances in Nonlinear Geosciences is a set of contributions from the participants of 30 Years of Nonlinear Dynamics held July 3-8, 2016 in Rhodes, Greece as part of the Aegean Conferences, as well as from several other experts in the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

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Atlas of Natural Fractures and Coring-Induced Structures in Core by John C. Lorenz, Scott P. Cooper Atlas of Natural Fractures and Coring-Induced Structures in Core
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An invaluable reference that helps geologists recognize and differentiate the many types of natural fractures, induced fractures and artefacts found in cores Atlas of Natural and Induced Fractures in Core offers a reference for the interpretation of natural and induced...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/10/2017

Umweltchemie Eine Einfuhrung mit Aufgaben und Losungen by Ronald A. Hites, Jonathan D. Raff Umweltchemie Eine Einfuhrung mit Aufgaben und Losungen
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Format: Paperback - Released: 11/10/2017

Dawn-dusk Asymmetries in Planetary Plasma Environ Ments by Stein Haaland, Andrei Runov, Colin Forsyth Dawn-dusk Asymmetries in Planetary Plasma Environ Ments
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Dawn-Dusk Asymmetries in Planetary Plasma Environments Dawn-dusk asymmetries are ubiquitous features of the plasma environment of many of the planets in our solar system. They occur when a particular process or feature is more pronounced at one side of a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

The Practice of Reproducible Research Case Studies and Lessons from the Data-Intensive Sciences by Justin Kitzes The Practice of Reproducible Research Case Studies and Lessons from the Data-Intensive Sciences

The Practice of Reproducible Research presents concrete examples of how researchers in the data-intensive sciences are working to improve the reproducibility of their research projects. Each of the thirty-one case studies in this volume describes the workflow that an author...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

The Practice of Reproducible Research Case Studies and Lessons from the Data-Intensive Sciences by Justin Kitzes The Practice of Reproducible Research Case Studies and Lessons from the Data-Intensive Sciences

The Practice of Reproducible Research presents concrete examples of how researchers in the data-intensive sciences are working to improve the reproducibility of their research projects. Each of the thirty-one case studies in this volume describes the workflow that an author...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/10/2017

Geophysical Waves and Flows Theory and Applications in the Atmosphere, Hydrosphere and Geosphere by David E. Loper Geophysical Waves and Flows Theory and Applications in the Atmosphere, Hydrosphere and Geosphere

This book is a unified presentation of waves and flows occurring in the atmosphere, oceans, rivers, volcanoes and the mantle, for graduate students and researchers.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Earth Observation, Open Science and Innovation by Pierre-Philippe Mathieu Earth Observation, Open Science and Innovation

This book reviews trends and changes in the exploitation of large amount of Earth Observation data, which happens in a collaborative, cross-disciplinary, and open way, from science to applications, innovation and education. Open Science and Innovation refers to the systematic...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/11/2017

Comprehensive Remote Sensing by Shunlin (Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland, USA) Liang Comprehensive Remote Sensing
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Comprehensive Remote Sensing covers all aspects of the topic, with each volume edited by well-known scientists and contributed to by frontier researchers. It is a comprehensive resource that will benefit both students and researchers who want to further their understanding...
Format: Mixed media product - Released: 15/11/2017

Seascape Ecology by Simon J. Pittman Seascape Ecology

Seascape Ecology provides a comprehensive look at the state-of-the-science in the application of landscape ecology to the seas and provides guidance for future research priorities.
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/12/2017

Scientific Integrity and Ethics With Application to the Geosciences by Linda C. S. Gundersen Scientific Integrity and Ethics With Application to the Geosciences

Science is built on trust. The assumption is that scientists will conduct their work with integrity, honesty, and a strict adherence to scientific protocols.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/12/2017

Geochronology and Thermochronology by Peter W. Reiners, Paul R. Renne, Richard W. Carlson, Kari M. Cooper Geochronology and Thermochronology
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This book is a welcome introduction and reference for users and innovators in geochronology. It provides modern perspectives on the current state-of-the art in most of the principal areas of geochronology and thermochronology, while recognizing that they are changing at...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/12/2017

Geochronology and Thermochronology by Peter W. Reiners, Paul R. Renne, Richard W. Carlson, Kari M. Cooper Geochronology and Thermochronology
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This book is a welcome introduction and reference for users and innovators in geochronology. It provides modern perspectives on the current state-of-the art in most of the principal areas of geochronology and thermochronology, while recognizing that they are changing at...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/12/2017

Global Flood Hazard: Applications in modeling, mapping and forecasting by Guy Schumann, Paul Bates, Giuseppe Aronica, Heiko Apel Global Flood Hazard: Applications in modeling, mapping and forecasting
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Global Flood Hazard Flooding is a costly natural disaster in terms of damage to land, property and infrastructure. This volume describes the latest tools and technologies for modeling, mapping, and predicting large-scale flood risk.
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/12/2017

Other books in this genre

High-Mountain Atmospheric Research The Italian Mt. Cimone WMO/GAW Global Station (2165 m a.s.l.) by Paolo Cristofanelli, Davide Putero, Erika Brattich, Laura Tositti High-Mountain Atmospheric Research The Italian Mt. Cimone WMO/GAW Global Station (2165 m a.s.l.)
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This book presents the results of 20 years of atmospheric composition research studies carried out at the high-mountain (2,165 m a.s.l.) Observatory O. Vittori in Italy, part of the only global station in the Mediterranean region that belongs to the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/07/2017

INTRODUCTION TO THE THEORY OF EARTHQUAKES by Bogdan Apostol INTRODUCTION TO THE THEORY OF EARTHQUAKES


Format: Hardback - Released: 20/07/2017

Our Ecological Footprint by Luca Marazzi Our Ecological Footprint

Our Ecological Footprint presents a powerful model for measuring humanity's impact on the Earth to reduce the harm we are causing the planet before it's too late.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/07/2017

The Competition between Polyphosphate-Accumulating Organisms and Glycogen-Accumulating Organisms: Temperature Effects and Modelling UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis by Carlos Manuel Lopez Vazquez The Competition between Polyphosphate-Accumulating Organisms and Glycogen-Accumulating Organisms: Temperature Effects and Modelling UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

The over-enrichment of surface water bodies with phosphorus compounds can lead to eutrophication resulting in reduced photosynthetic activity, oxygen depletion, production of toxic compounds and, ultimately, loss of plant and animal species. Due to relatively high removal efficiency, economy and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017

Fundamentals of Tropical Climate Dynamics by Tim Li, Pang-chi Hsu Fundamentals of Tropical Climate Dynamics
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This textbook introduces fundamental dynamics of tropical atmosphere and ocean useful for advanced graduate courses in atmospheric and climate sciences. It presents an overview of simple atmospheric and oceanic models, as well as the observed phenomena associated with major climate...
Format: Mixed media product - Released: 07/07/2017

A Pictorial Guide to Metamorphic Rocks in the Field by Kurt T. Hollocher A Pictorial Guide to Metamorphic Rocks in the Field

This book is an illustrative introduction to metamorphic rocks as seen in the field, designed for advanced high school to graduate-level earth science and geology students to jump-start their observational skills. In addition to photographs of rocks in the field,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/07/2017

Water Bankruptcy in the Land of Plenty by Franck Poupeau Water Bankruptcy in the Land of Plenty

As the American Southwest faces its deepest drought in history, this book explores the provocative notion of ?water bankruptcy? with a view towards emphasizing the diversity and complexity of water issues in this region. It bridges between the narratives of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/07/2017

Foundation of Structural Geology by Professor R G Park Foundation of Structural Geology

Since the first edition was published in 1983, this highly-regarded introductory textbook has been used by many generations of students worldwide. It is specifically tailored to the requirements of first or second year geology undergraduates.The third edition has been extensively...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2017

The Terrestrial Biosphere Environmental Change, Ecosystem Science, Attitudes and Values by S.T. Trudgill The Terrestrial Biosphere Environmental Change, Ecosystem Science, Attitudes and Values

Terrestrial Biosphere tries to pose the questions which underlie the many-sided debate of how to respond to and influence change: How should we view nature? What do we do for the best - how should we act - what are...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2017

Ecology, Uncertainty and Policy Managing Ecosystems for Sustainability by John Handmer Ecology, Uncertainty and Policy Managing Ecosystems for Sustainability

A broad and comprehensive exploration of the role of the ecological sciences in sustainability for undergraduates.The urgent quest for more sustainable patterns of development has placed new and difficult demands on both scientists and policy makers as they seek to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2017

Terrain Evaluation by Colin W. Mitchell Terrain Evaluation

First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an informa company.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2017

Insect Morphology Evolutionary Approach by Gordon Gordh Insect Morphology Evolutionary Approach


Format: Hardback - Released: 27/06/2017

The Plutocene: Blueprints for a Post-Anthropocene Greenhouse Earth by Andrew Y. Glikson The Plutocene: Blueprints for a Post-Anthropocene Greenhouse Earth

This book presents projections and blueprints of the future geologic period, climate and biosphere, based on our current understanding of the Earth's history and recent developments in the atmosphere-ocean-cryosphere system. By the second decade of the 21st century it has...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/06/2017

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