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Our Warming Planet: Topics In Climate Dynamics

David., Rind. , Rind, David. Rosenzweig, Cynthia.
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(2018)  | 9789813148772 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 444pp | Availability last checked: 20/2/2018
AUD 275.95 (inc. GST), AUD 250.86 (ex. GST),
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The processes and consequences of climate change are extremely heterogeneous, encompassing many different fields of study. Dr David Rind in his career at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and as a professor at Columbia University has had the opportunity to explore many of these subjects with...

The double constraint inversion methodology : equations and applications in forward and inverse modeling of groundwater flow.

Batelaan, Okke. De, Smedt Florimond. El-Rawy, Mustafa. Zijl, Wouter.
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(2018)  | 9783319713410 | Springer | pbk. | book | x, 101pp | Availability last checked: 25/10/2017
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?This book describes a novel physics-based approach to inverse modeling that makes use of the properties of the equations governing the physics of the processes under consideration. It focuses on the inverse problems occurring in hydrogeology, but the approach is also applicable to similar inverse problems...

Volcanoes of the Azores

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(2018)  | 9783642322259 | Springer | hbk. | 1,  | book | 458pp
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The Azores archipelago consists of nine islands that emerge from the Azores Plateau in the Central Northern Atlantic, situated within the triple junction of the American, Eurasian and African lithosphere plates. Subaerial volcanic activity has been well known since the Pliocene and continues today,...

Our Warming Planet: Topics In Climate Dynamics

Lacis, Andrew. Peters, Danielle. Rind, David. Rosenzweig, Cynthia. David., Rind. , Rind, David. Rosenzweig, Cynthia.
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(2018)  | 9789813148789 | World Scientific Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 444pp | Availability last checked: 20/2/2018
AUD 151.95 (inc. GST), AUD 138.14 (ex. GST),
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The processes and consequences of climate change are extremely heterogeneous,encompassing many different fields of study. Dr David Rind in his career at theNASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and as a professor at ColumbiaUniversity has had the opportunity to explore many of these subjects withcolleagues...

Principals of elemental chemostratigraphy : a practical user guide.

Craigie, Neil.
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(2018)  | 9783319712154 | Springer | hbk. | book | xi, 189pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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1. Introduction1.1 History and development of chemostratigraphy as a subject1.2. Principal applications of chemostratigraphy1.3 commonly used terminology2. Sampling, sample preparation and analytical techniques2.1 sampling strategyHow sampling strategies are established, types of lithologies that should/should...

Landslide Dynamics : ISDR-ICL Landslide Interactive Teaching Tools: Volume 1 : Fundamentals, Mapping and Monitoring

Arbanas, Zeljko. Casagli, Nicola. Guzzetti, Fausto. Sassa, Kyoji. Yamagishi, Hiromitsu.
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(2018)  | 9783319577739 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvii, 604pp | Availability last checked: 30/1/2018
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This interactive book presents comprehensive information on the fundamentals of landslide types and dynamics, while also providing a set of PPT, PDF, and text tools for education and capacity development. As the core activity of the Sendai Partnerships, the International Consortium of Landslides has...

Imaging the Rupture Processes of Earthquakes Using the Relative Back-Projection Method: Theory and Applications

Zhang, Hao.
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(2018)  | 9783662552377 | Springer | hbk. | 1,  | book | 117pp | Availability last checked: 10/2/2018
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This thesis adopts the relative back-projection method to dramatically reduce “swimming” artifacts by identifying the rupture fronts in the time window of a reference station; this led to a faster and more accurate image of the rupture processes of earthquakes. Mitigating the damage caused by earthquakes...

Groundwater: Select Proceedings of ICWEES-2016

Singh, Vijay P. Yadav, Shalini. Yadava, Ram Narayan.
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(2018)  | 9789811057885 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvii, 247pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This book comprises the select proceedings of the International Conference on Water, Environment, Energy and Society. The book is divided into three parts. The first part deals with some aspects of groundwater focusing on delineation of groundwater zones, spatio-temporal variability of groundwater,...

A Photographic Atlas of Flood Basalt Volcanism

Sheth, Hetu.
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(2018)  | 9783319677040 | Springer | hbk. | book | xviii, 363pp | Availability last checked: 10/1/2018
AUD 486.95 (inc. GST), AUD 442.68 (ex. GST),
This unique book presents hundreds of spectacular photographs of large-scale to small-scale field geological features of flood basalt volcanism from around the world. Major flood basalt provinces covered in this book include the British Palaeogene, Central Atlantic Magmatic Province, Columbia River,...

El Niño in World History

Adamson, George. Grove, Richard.
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(2018)  | 9781137457394 | Springer Palgrave | hbk. | book | xvii, 245pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
AUD 199.95 (inc. GST), AUD 181.77 (ex. GST),
Chapter 1: Introduction.- Section I: A Millennial History of El Niño.- Chapter 2: El Niño in Prehistory.- Chapter 3. El Niño Chronology and the Little Ice Age.- Chapter 4. The ‘Great El Niño’, 1790-94.- Chapter 5: The Influence of El Niño on World Crises in the Nineteenth Century.- Section II: The Science...

Archean-mesoproterozoic crustal evolution and crust-mantle geodynamics of western liaoning-northeastern hebei provinces, north china craton.

Wang, Wei.
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(2018)  | 9789811079214 | Springer | hbk. | book | xix, 305pp | Availability last checked: 30/1/2018
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This thesis presents geological, petrological, geochemical, and zircon U–Pb–Lu–Hf isotopic field data for representative Precambrian lithologies in the Western Liaoning-Northeastern Hebei Provinces along the northern margin of the North China Craton (NCC). It describes late Neoarchean (2.64–2.48 Ga)...

Deutschlands Norden: vom Erdaltertum zur Gegenwart

Böse, Margot.
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(2018)  | 9783662553725 | Springer | hbk. | 1,  | book | 201pp | Availability last checked: 18/1/2018
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Dieses Buch erklÀrt die faszinierende Entstehung der Landschaft im Norden Deutschlands, so wie sie sich heute zeigt. Dabei spannen die Autoren einen Bogen von der Jungsteinzeit bis hin zur Moderne. Im ersten Teil des Buches beschreiben die Autoren detailliert welche Prozesse die Landschaft vor der Eiszeit...

Handbook of Climate Change Communication : Vol. 1: Theory of Climate Change Communication

Azeiteiro, Ulisses M. Azul, Anabela Marisa. Leal, Filho Walter. Manolas, Evangelos. Mcghie, Henry.
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(2018)  | 9783319698373 | Springer | hbk. | book | vi, 397pp | Availability last checked: 30/1/2018
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1 Africa’s Dilemmas in Climate Change Communication: Universalistic Science versus Indigenous Technical Knowledge2 The Impact of Climate Change on Biodiversity: The Ecological Consequences of Invasive Species in Greece3 Evaluating the Suitability of Community-Based Adaptation: A Case Study of Bangladesh4...

The 2016 Mw 7.1 Kumamoto Earthquake: A Photographic Atlas of Coseismic Surface Ruptures Related to the Aso Volcano, Japan

Lin, Aiming.
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(2017)  | 9789811058547 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxxi, 170pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
AUD 193.95 (inc. GST), AUD 176.32 (ex. GST),
1. An Overview of the 2016 Mw 7.1 Kumamoto Earthquake 2. Outline of Coseismic Surface Rupture 2.1.Terminology of Coseismic Surface Rupture     2.2. Distribution of Coseismic Surface Ruptures and Displacements 2.2.1. Southwest–Central Segments 2.2.2. Northeast Segment 3. Structural Features...

Sedimentation in the rupnarayan river : volume 2: estuarine environment of deposition.

Kumar, Maity Swapan. Maiti, Ramkrishna.
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(2017)  | 9783319713144 | Springer | pbk. | book | xviii, 82pp | Availability last checked: 29/11/2017
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?This book elucidates sedimentation processes at work in the Rupnarayan River, with particular focus on the environment of sediment deposition under a tidal system. It addresses the various complexities arising from the interactions between riverine and marine processes, as well as the seasonal fluctuations...

Remote Sensing Geology: "

Gupta, Ravi.
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(2017)  | 9783662558744 | Springer | hbk. | 3 ed.,  | book | xxiii, 428pp | Availability last checked: 6/1/2018
AUD 188.95 (inc. GST), AUD 171.77 (ex. GST),
Over the past decade, advances in sensor technology, processing algorithms, and computational capacity have taken remote sensing to a level where observations can be transformed into quantitative measurements, and the technology can be used in near real-time for mapping, monitoring and decision-making. For...

The Late Triassic World: Earth in a Time of Transition

Tanner, Lawrence H.
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(2017)  | 9783319680088 | Springer | hbk. | book | xi, 805pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This volume presents the latest science on all significant geological and paleontological aspects of the Earth during the Late Triassic Period. Rather than presenting a collection of narrowly focused research papers, the volume consists of a series of peer-reviewed chapters on specific aspects of the...

Analysis of Hydrogeochemical Vulnerability

Hannigan, Robyn. Moraru, Constantin.
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(2017)  | 9783319709598 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvi, 171pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This monograph instructs the reader on how to analyze the hydrogeochemical vulnerability. It introduces notions of geochemical signals, points of migration of pollutants in the unsaturated zone, and new hydrogeochemical classifications. Three test sites in the USA, Germany, and Moldova are described...

Ground-penetrating Radar and Magnetometry for Buried Landscape Analysis

Conyers, Lawrence B.
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(2017)  | 9783319708898 | Springer | pbk. | book | xii, 109pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
AUD 111.95 (inc. GST), AUD 101.77 (ex. GST),
Chapter 1 1.1 Introduction1.2 Geophysics for landscape analysis1.3 Multiple method integration1.4 The focus of this book: a modification from other approaches to integrate methods 1.5 Some initial thoughts on analysis of geophysical data1.6 Example of the method used to analyze both GPR and magneticsChapter...

Caves and Karst of the Greenbrier Valley in West Virginia

White, William.
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(2017)  | 9783319658001 | Springer | hbk. | book | x, 411pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
AUD 333.95 (inc. GST), AUD 303.59 (ex. GST),
?The Greenbrier Karst.- Geology of the Greenbrier Valley.- Hydrology of the Greenbrier Karst.- Karst Geomorphology.- The Exploration History of the Greenbrier Valley Caves.- The Swago Creek Basin.- The Little Levels and the Hills Creek Basin.- The Friars Hole System.- Caves, Karst, and Science in the...

Boron Isotopes: The Fifth Element

Foster, Gavin. Marschall, Horst.
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(2017)  | 9783319646640 | Springer | hbk. | book | v, 289pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This new volume on boron isotope geochemistry offers review chapters summarizing the cosmochemistry, high-temperature and low-temperature geochemistry, and marine chemistry of boron. It also covers theoretical aspects of B isotope fractionation, experiments and atomic modeling, as well as all aspects...

Beach Management Tools - Concepts, Methodologies and Case Studies

Botero, Camilo M. Cervantes, Omar D. Finkl, Charles W.
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(2017)  | 9783319583037 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxiv, 960pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
AUD 530.95 (inc. GST), AUD 482.68 (ex. GST),
This book provides an overview of beach management tools, including carrying capacity, beach nourishment, environmental and tourism awards (like Blue Flag or others), bathing water quality, zoning, beach typologies, quality index, user's perception, interdisciplinary beach monitoring, coastal legislation,...

Climate Change, Extreme Events and Disaster Risk Reduction: Towards Sustainable Development Goals

Huggel, Christian. Mal, Suraj. Singh, R. B.
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(2017)  | 9783319564685 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvii, 309pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
AUD 333.95 (inc. GST), AUD 303.59 (ex. GST),
Introducing the Linkages between Climate Change, Extreme Events and Disaster Risk Reduction.-  Analysis of weather- and climate-related disasters in mountain regions using different disaster databases.- Influence of climate change on environmental hazards and human well-being in the urban areas -  Warsaw...

 

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