Geology

474075

By: Mohiuddin Ali Khan

Earthquake engineering is the ultimate challenge for structural engineers. Even if natural phenomena involve great uncertainties, structural engineers need to design buildings, bridges, and dams capable of resisting the destructive forces produced...

796298

By: Eric A. K. Middlemost

The variety of volcanic activity in the Solar System is widely recognised, yet the majestic sequences of magmatic processes that operate within an active planet are much less well known. Providing an exposition of igneous rocks, magmas and volcani...

773195

By: Jonathan R Ryan, Thomas M Scott, Guy H. Means

Visitors planning a trip to Florida may envision the state's entertainment spots, amazing natural areas, and stunning beaches, but they may not consider examining Florida's remarkable geology. Yet, according to the authors of a new book about Flor...

745046

By: Luca Casagrande, Alessandro Frigeri, Alessandro Furieri, Ivan Marchesini, Markus Neteler

The authors are all prominent experts in Open Source GIS in Italy and, in many cases, the international community. They are all professionals with involvement in training and scientific research and are highly motivated by their common goal of sup...

1458792

By:

The changing focus and approach of geomorphic research suggests that the time is opportune for a summary of the state of discipline. The number of peer-reviewed papers published in geomorphic journals has grown steadily for more than two decades a...

416899

By: Simon Winchester

Simon Winchester, New York Times bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman, examines the legendary annihilation in 1883 of the volcano-island of Krakatoa, which was followed by an immense tsunami that killed nearly forty thousand people. ...

416898

By: Simon Winchester

Unleashed by ancient geologic forces, a magnitude 8.25 earthquake rocked San Francisco in the early hours of April 18, 1906. Less than a minute later, the city lay in ruins. Bestselling author Simon Winchester brings his inimitable storytelling ab...

697011

By:

Developments in the Theory and Practice of Cybercartography-awarded an Honorable Mention in Earth Science at the Association of American Publishers' 2015 PROSE Awards-examines some of the recent developments in the theory and practice of cybercart...

704675

By: Hugh R. Rollinson

Using Geochemical Data brings together in one volume a wide range of ideas and methods currently used in geochemistry, providing a foundation of knowledge from which the reader can interpret, evaluate and present geochemical data.

675052

By: Guochun Zhao

The North China Craton is one of the oldest cratonic blocks in the world, containing rocks as old as 3.85 billion years. Focusing on Neoarchean mantle plumes and Paleoproterozoic plate tectonics, this book combines the results from modern geologic...