Geology

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By: Tom Koppel

Drawing on history, science, and personal memories, Koppel demonstrates the complexity of tides and how they affect all our lives.

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By: Lanru Jing, John Hudson, Ove Stephansson

Among the most important and exciting current steps forward in geo-engineering is the development of coupled numerical models. They represent the basic physics of geo-engineering processes which can include the effects of heat, water, mechanics an...

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By: Vladimir Kotlyakov, Anna Komarova

Geography is a system of highly developed sciences about the environment. Geographical science embracing the study of the Earth's physical phenomena, people and their economic activities has always been in need of an extensive terminology. Geograp...

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By: Lucien F. Montaggioni, Colin J.R. Braithwaite

This book presents both state-of-the art knowledge from Recent coral reefs (1.8 million to a few centuries old) gained since the eighties, and introduces geologists, oceanographers and environmentalists to sedimentological and paleoecological stud...

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By: W. J. Heikkila

The author argues that, after five decades of debate about the interactive of solar wind with the magnetosphere, it is time to get back to basics. Starting with Newton's law, this book also examines Maxwell's equations and subsidiary equations suc...

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By: Igor Florinsky

Digital Terrain Analysis in Soil Science and Geology provides soil scientists and geologists with an integrated view of the principles and methods of digital terrain analysis. Its attention to first principles and focus on error analysis makes it ...

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By: A. Ganesh

The applications of geospatial technologies are playing an ever-increasing role in conservation and natural resources management. Advances in the science and technology behind remote sensing are making it more practical to conduct large-scale inve...

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By: Bernhard Pracejus

This is a very detailed colour atlas for ore/opaque minerals (ore microscopy) with the main emphasis on: name and synonyms, mineral group, chemical composition, information about major formation environment, optical data, reflection colour/shade c...

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Earth's Oldest Rocks provides a comprehensive overview of all aspects of early Earth, from planetary accretion through to development of protocratons with depleted lithospheric keels by c. 3.2 Ga, in a series of papers written by over 50 of the wo...

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By: Rachel C. Benton, Dennis O., Jr. Terry, Emmett Evanoff

The forbidding Big Badlands in Western South Dakota contain the richest fossil beds in the world. Even today these rocks continue to yield new specimens brought to light by snowmelt and rain washing away soft rock deposited on a floodplain long ag...