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Geology & the lithosphere books

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The Geology Companion Essentials for Understanding the Earth by Gary Prost The Geology Companion Essentials for Understanding the Earth

The purpose of this book is to provide an accessible introduction to geosciences for a wide range of students and lay persons. This is a practical book for those who want to understand the earth, without the need to become...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/09/2017

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

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

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

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

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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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: 01/10/2017

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: 01/10/2017

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: 04/10/2017

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

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: 19/10/2017

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

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

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: 01/12/2017

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. The product of the LASI (Laccoliths and Sills conference) workshop, it comprises thematic sections written...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/12/2017

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Uncertainty Analysis in Rainfall-Runoff Modelling - Application of Machine Learning Techniques UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis by Durga Lal Shrestha Uncertainty Analysis in Rainfall-Runoff Modelling - Application of Machine Learning Techniques UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

This book describes the use of machine learning techniques to build predictive models of uncertainty with application to hydrological models, focusing mainly on the development and testing of two different models. The first focuses on parameter uncertainty analysis by emulating...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/07/2017

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 exemplifies various topics, from deciphering topography using contour patterns to interpreting folds, faults, unconformities and dykes. By solving several types of maps, this book gives readers the confidence to solve difficult geologic questions related to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/07/2017

Geology and Environment In Britain and Ireland by Nigel Woodcock Geology and Environment In Britain and Ireland

A complete introductory text on an increasingly popular subject, Geology and Environment in Britain and Ireland aims to provide suitably broad coverage for students requiring a treatment clearly foucused on familiar examples but retaining a global perspective. The book summarizes...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/07/2017

Land Reclamation in Ecological Fragile Areas Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Land Reclamation and Ecological Restoration (LRER 2017), October 20-23, 2017, Beijing, PR China by Zhenqi Hu Land Reclamation in Ecological Fragile Areas Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Land Reclamation and Ecological Restoration (LRER 2017), October 20-23, 2017, Beijing, PR China

This work holds the proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Land Reclamation and Ecological Restoration (LRER 2017), which will take place on October 20-23 2017, in Beijing, PR China. Major topics of the conference will be: Mining impact on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/07/2017

Submerged Landscapes of the European Continental Shelf Quaternary Paleoenvironments by Jan Harff Submerged Landscapes of the European Continental Shelf Quaternary Paleoenvironments

Quaternary Paleoenvironments examines the drowned landscapes exposed as extensive and attractive territory for prehistoric human settlement during the Ice Ages of the Pleistocene, when sea levels dropped to 120m-135m below their current levels.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/06/2017

Marine Geo-Hazards in China by Yin-Can Ye Marine Geo-Hazards in China

Marine Geo-Hazards in China, the first book to focus specifically on potential marine geological hazards in China, includes 19 chapters with varying focus on key issues surrounding the topic. Early chapters discuss the historical background, research progress, and geological environments...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/06/2017

Nisyros Volcano The Kos - Yali - Nisyros Volcanic Field by Volker Jorg Dietrich Nisyros Volcano The Kos - Yali - Nisyros Volcanic Field

This book presents the first compilation of scientific research on the island of Nisyros, involving various geoscientific disciplines. Presenting a wealth of illustrations and maps, including a geological map of the volcano, it also provides valuable insights into the geothermal...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/06/2017

Landscapes and Landforms of the Lesser Antilles by Casey D. Allen Landscapes and Landforms of the Lesser Antilles

This book focuses on the highly touristed, but surprisingly under-researched Lesser Antilles region. After offering a brief overview of the region's geologic and tectonic history, as well as its basic climatology, subsequent chapters then discuss each island's (or island set's)...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/06/2017

OCR Geology for A Level and AS by Stephen Davies, Frank Mugglestone, Ruth Richards, Tony Shelton OCR Geology for A Level and AS
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Written by experienced Geology authors and teachers, this inspiring new student book has been endorsed by OCR to support the new AS and A Level Geology specifications and provides a thorough explanation of the geological knowledge required for any study...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/06/2017

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