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Geology & the lithosphere books

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Indian Ocean Resources and Technology by Ganpat Singh Roonwal Indian Ocean Resources and Technology

The current scenario provides an ideal opportunity to confer higher priority to the marine resources of the Indian Ocean, particularly in terms of integrated management of the deep sea, shallow sea and coastal resources. This will maximize their potential in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/11/2017

Caves and Karst of the Greenbrier Valley in West Virginia by William White Caves and Karst of the Greenbrier Valley in West Virginia

The focus of this book is on the more than 2000 caves of the Greenbrier Valley of West Virginia of which the 14 with lengths greater than 10 km have an aggregate length of 639 km.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/11/2017

Surface Wave Analysis for Near Surface Applications by Giancarlo Dal Moro Surface Wave Analysis for Near Surface Applications

Seismic Wave Analysis for Near Surface Applications presents the foundational tools necessary to properly analyze surface waves acquired according to both active and passive techniques. Applications range from seismic hazard studies, geotechnical surveys and the exploration of extra-terrestrial bodies. Surface...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

Snow and Ice-Related Hazards, Risks, and Disasters by Wilfried (Department of Geography and Geology, University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE, USA) Haeberli Snow and Ice-Related Hazards, Risks, and Disasters
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Snow and Ice-Related Hazards, Risks, and Disasters provides you with the latest scientific developments in glacier surges and melting, ice shelf collapses, paleo-climate reconstruction, sea level rise, climate change implications, causality, impacts, preparedness, and mitigation. It takes a geo-scientific approach...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

The Luxembourg Gutland Landscape by A. M. Kooijman The Luxembourg Gutland Landscape

This book gathers older and current knowledge of the evolution and functioning of cuesta landscapes to provide a better understanding of the Luxembourgian landscape.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/10/2017

Colliding Continents A geological exploration of the Himalaya, Karakoram, and Tibet by Mike (Professor of Earth Sciences at Oxford University) Searle Colliding Continents A geological exploration of the Himalaya, Karakoram, and Tibet

Gargantuan geological forces created the spectacular mountain ranges of the Himalaya and Karakoram. Mike Searle, one of the world's most experienced field geologists, tells the scientific story, illustrating it with his own photographs, and accounts of his mountaineering and research...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/10/2017

Applied Statistical Modeling and Data Analytics A Practical Guide for the Petroleum Geosciences by Srikanta (Institute Fellow and Chief Scientist (Energy), Battelle Memorial Institute, Ohio, USA) Mishra, Akhil (Un Datta-Gupta Applied Statistical Modeling and Data Analytics A Practical Guide for the Petroleum Geosciences
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Applied Statistical Modeling and Data Analytics: A Practical Guide for the Petroleum Geosciences provides a practical guide to many of the classical and modern statistical techniques that have become established for oil and gas professionals in recent years. It serves...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

Advances in Sequence Stratigraphy by Michael (Earth Sciences and Geography Department, Keele University, Newcastle, UK) Montenari Advances in Sequence Stratigraphy
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Advances in Sequence Stratigraphy, Volume Two covers current research across a wide range of stratigraphic disciplines, providing information on the most recent developments for the geoscientific research community. Chapters in this volume include Sequence Stratigraphy - Oman, Sequence Stratigraphy and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

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Mathematical Geosciences Hybrid Symbolic-Numeric Methods by Joseph Awange, Bela Palancz, Robert H. Lewis, Lajos Volgyesi Mathematical Geosciences Hybrid Symbolic-Numeric Methods
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This book showcases powerful new hybrid methods that combine numerical and symbolic algorithms.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/11/2017

Encyclopedia of the Anthropocene by Goldstein, Dominick A. DellaSala Encyclopedia of the Anthropocene
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Encyclopedia of the Anthropocene presents a currency-based, global synthesis cataloguing the impact of humanity's global ecological footprint. Covering a multitude of aspects related to Climate Change, Biodiversity, Contaminants, Geological, Energy and Ethics, leading scientists provide foundational essays that enable researchers...
Format: Mixed media product - Released: 01/12/2017

Crustal Channel Flow Kinematics and Examples Deformation mechanism by Soumyajit Mukherjee Crustal Channel Flow Kinematics and Examples Deformation mechanism

Using the simplest possible language, this guide examines channel flows in different geodynamic contexts and provides a fuller foundation in fluid mechanics for the intensely debated Dalhousie paper on coupled thermal-mechanical channel flow extrusion.
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/12/2017

Physical Geology of Shallow Magmatic Systems Dykes, Sills and Laccoliths by Christoph Breitkreuz Physical Geology of Shallow Magmatic Systems Dykes, Sills and Laccoliths

This book offers a high-level summary of shallow magmatic systems (dykes, sills and laccoliths) to support geoscience master and PhD students, scientists and practicing professionals.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/12/2017

Encounter Earth Interactive Geoscience Explorations by Steve Kluge Encounter Earth Interactive Geoscience Explorations

Pearson's Encounter Earth supplement gives students a well-organized way to visualize key topics in their introductory geoscience courses. This guide saves instructors assignment preparation time-and helps students find Google Earth (TM) locations for assignments created.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

The Story of the Earth in 25 Rocks Tales of Important Geological Puzzles and the People Who Solved Them by Donald R. Prothero The Story of the Earth in 25 Rocks Tales of Important Geological Puzzles and the People Who Solved Them

Every rock is a tangible trace of the earth's past. In The Story of the Earth in 25 Rocks, Donald R. Prothero tells the fascinating stories behind the discoveries that shook the foundations of geology. In twenty-five chapters-each about a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/01/2018

Volcan Chaiten Silicic Volcanism in the Southern Patagonian Andes by Jonathan M. Castro Volcan Chaiten Silicic Volcanism in the Southern Patagonian Andes

In the era of modern volcanology, dating back to the eruption of St. Pierre on the Isle of Martinique in 1902, there have been only two directly observed rhyolitic eruptions of significant effect, that of Volcan Chaiten in May of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/01/2018

The Evolution of the Chilean-Argentinean Andes by Andres Folguera The Evolution of the Chilean-Argentinean Andes

This book describes the Mesozoic to Cenozoic evolution of the Chilean and Argentinean Andes. This book provides up-to-date reviews, maps, evolutionary schemes and extensive reference lists useful for geoscientists and students in Earth Science fields.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/01/2018

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The African Neogene and Quaternary - Climate, Environments and People Palaeoecology of Africa 34 by Juergen (Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany) Runge The African Neogene and Quaternary - Climate, Environments and People Palaeoecology of Africa 34
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Volume 34 (2017) of the internationally recognized and acclaimed yearbook series `Palaeoecology of Africa' publishes 10 new interdisciplinary scientific papers on former and recent landscape evolution and on past environments of the African continent (e.g. climate change, vegetation dynamics and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/10/2017

Nicolaus Steno Biography and Original Papers of a 17th Century Scientist by Troels Kardel, Paul Maquet Nicolaus Steno Biography and Original Papers of a 17th Century Scientist
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This biography of Niels Stensen, the anatomist, geologist and bishop better known as Nicolaus Steno , covers his family and background and his work in anatomy and geology and his spiritual journey. Includes Steno's scientific papers in original language.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Mixed-Phase Clouds Observations and Modeling by Constantin (Boston College, USA) Andronache Mixed-Phase Clouds Observations and Modeling
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Mixed-Phase Clouds: Observations and Modeling presents advanced research topics on mixed-phase clouds. As the societal impacts of extreme weather and its forecasting grow, there is a continuous need to refine atmospheric observations, techniques and numerical models. Understanding the role of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/2017

Habitats Excursions into the Earth History of Salzburg and Upper Bavaria by Habitats Excursions into the Earth History of Salzburg and Upper Bavaria

Ocean basins are pulled apart and disappear again, continents move and collide, mountain chains uplift and are then eroded, a rising sea level submerges land under water around the world, volcanic super-eruptions lead to global temperature falls, asteroids collide with...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

A Key for Identification of Rock-Forming Minerals in Thin Section by Andrew J. Barker A Key for Identification of Rock-Forming Minerals in Thin Section

Structured in the form of a dichotomous key, comparable to those widely used in botany, the mineral key provides an efficient and systematic approach to identifying rock-forming minerals in thin-section. This unique approach covers 150 plus of the most commonly...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The Mountains That Remade America How Sierra Nevada Geology Impacts Modern Life by Craig H. Jones The Mountains That Remade America How Sierra Nevada Geology Impacts Modern Life

From ski towns to national parks, fresh fruit to environmental lawsuits, the Sierra Nevada has changed the way Americans live. Where there was gold to be mined (and where there was not) redefined land, mineral, and water laws. Where rain...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Cataclysms A New Geology for the Twenty-First Century by Michael R. Rampino Cataclysms A New Geology for the Twenty-First Century

In 1980, the science world was stunned when a maverick team of researchers proposed that a massive meteor strike had wiped the dinosaurs and other fauna from the Earth 66 million years ago. Scientists found evidence for this theory in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

Fractals Concepts and Applications in Geosciences by Behzad Ghanbarian Fractals Concepts and Applications in Geosciences

This book provides theoretical concepts and applications of fractals and multifractals to a broad range of audiences from various scientific communities, such as petroleum, chemical, civil and environmental engineering, atmospheric research, and hydrology. In the first chapter, we introduce fractals...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Spectral Methods in Geodesy and Geophysics by Christopher Jekeli Spectral Methods in Geodesy and Geophysics

The purpose of the book is to provide a rigorous treatment of spectral analysis using Fourier-based techniques in the geosciences, specifically geodesy and geophysics that deal with global and regional spatial data. The basic motivation is to get students to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Peru: Medio Putumayo-Algodon - Rapid Biological and Social Inventories Report 28 by Nigel Pitman Peru: Medio Putumayo-Algodon - Rapid Biological and Social Inventories Report 28

In February 2016, a multidisciplinary team of geologists, biologists, social scientists, and local residents explored the rivers, forests, and human communities of a remote area in northern Amazonian Peru, along the Putumayo, Algodon, and Mutun rivers. This report describes the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Map Interpretation for Structural Geologists by Narayan (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India) Bose, Soumyajit (Professor of Geology, Indian Institute of Te Mukherjee Map Interpretation for Structural Geologists
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Map Interpretation for Structural Geologists covers various topics, from deciphering topography using contour patterns to interpreting folds, faults, unconformities and dykes. By interpreting several types of maps, this book gives readers the confidence to solve difficult geologic questions related to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/08/2017

Geocryology An Introduction to Frozen Ground by Stuart A. Harris Geocryology An Introduction to Frozen Ground

This book provides a general survey of Geocryology, which is the study of frozen ground called permafrost. Frozen ground is the product of cold climates as well as a variety of environmental factors. Its major characteristic is the accumulation of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/08/2017

Local Capillary Trapping in Geological Storage of Carbon Dioxide (Co2) by Ehsan Saadatpoor Local Capillary Trapping in Geological Storage of Carbon Dioxide (Co2)

After the injection of CO2 into a subsurface formation, storage mechanisms help immobilize the CO2. Injection strategies that promote the movement of CO2 during the post-injection period can increase immobilization by mechanisms of dissolution and residual phase trapping. This book...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/07/2017

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