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Snow

Kirk, Ruth.
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(2017)  | 9780295997780 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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Snow has had an astonishing influence on the shape of the land and humanhistory. Ruth Kirk writes perceptively of how animals and people survive in thesnow; of glaciers, continental ice sheets, blizzards, and avalanches; and of theawesome hazards of Arctic and Antarctic exploration. She discusses both...

Oceanographers and the Cold War: Disciples of Marine Science

Hamblin, Jacob Darwin.
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(2017)  | 9780295997889 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | pbk. | book | 368pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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Oceanographers and the Cold War is about patronage, politics, and the communityof scientists. It is the first book to examine the study of the oceans duringthe Cold War era and explore the international focus of American oceanographers,taking into account the roles of the U.S. Navy, United States foreign...

Seismic forward modeling of fractures and fractured medium inversion.

Cui, XiaoQin. Krebes, Edward S. Lines, Laurence. Peng, Suping.
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(2017)  | 9789811035838 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxvii, 153pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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This detailed book systematically investigates subsurface geological fractures using rock mechanics, geology, and geophysics. Based on geological fracture mechanisms and fracture boundary conditions, it presents new finite-difference equations for the simulation of seismic wave responses to geological...

Advancing culture of living with landslides : vol. 5 landslides in different environments.

Mikos, Matjaz. Sassa, Kyoji. Vilimek, Vit. Yin, Yueping.
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(2017)  | 9783319534824 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxi, 557pp | Availability last checked: 24/5/2017
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This proceedings volume from the fourth World Landslide Forum focuses on landslides in different environments: Landslide interactions with the built environment; Landslides in natural environment; Landslides and water; landslides as environmental change proxies: looking at the past.

Isotropic and anisotropic seismic tomography using active source and earthquake records.

Lin, Yu-Pin.
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(2017)  | 9789811050671 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxvii, 91pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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This book presents investigations on the Earth's seismic structure using both active-source and natural earthquake records. It discusses the ground-truth data obtained from the TAiwan Integrated GEodynamics Research (TAIGER) active-source experiments that provides excellent and unique insights...

Minerals and allied natural resources and their sustainable development : principles, perspectives with emphasis on the indian scenario.

Deb, Mihir. Sarkar, Sanjib Chandra.
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(2017)  | 9789811045639 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxvi, 569pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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Nonrenewable natural resources – metallic and non-metallic minerals, industrial rocks and energy resources (both organic and inorganic), have been treated in a holistic manner in this book, including two important resources (soil and water), not commonly covered in most books on this topic. For the...

Computational techniques for modeling atmospheric processes.

Doroshenko, Anatoliy. Prusov, V. A.
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(2017)  | 9781522526360 | Information Science Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 24/5/2017
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Selection of main mechanical ventilators for underground coal mines : a case study.

Jha, Ajay Kumar.
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(2017)  | 9783319568584 | Springer | pbk. | book | xi, 88pp | Availability last checked: 24/5/2017
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This book provides information on proper underground mine ventilation in order to detail its importance in maintaining safe, productive, healthy and effective underground environments at all times for employees. The text covers correct design, implementation and maintenance of mine ventilation through...

Laser scanning applications in landslide assessment.

Pradhan, Biswajeet.
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(2017)  | 9783319553412 | Springer | hbk. | book | xviii, 359pp | Availability last checked: 17/5/2017
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This book is related to various applications of laser scanning in landslide assessment. Landslide detection approaches, susceptibility, hazard, vulnerability assessment and various modeling techniques are presented. Optimization of landslide conditioning parameters and use of heuristic, statistical,...

Dictionary of mathematical geosciences : with historical notes.

Howarth, Richard J.
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(2017)  | 9783319573144 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvi, 893pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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This dictionary includes a number of mathematical, statistical and computing terms and their definitions to assist geoscientists and provide guidance on the methods and terminology encountered in the literature. Each technical term used in the explanations can be found in the dictionary which also includes...

Landslides in sensitive clays : from research to implementation.

L'Heureux, Jean-Sébastien. Locat, Ariane. Thakur, Vikas.
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(2017)  | 9783319564869 | Springer | hbk. | book | xix, 603pp | Availability last checked: 10/5/2017
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This book gathers the most recent scientific research on the geological, geotechnical and geophysical aspects of slope failure in sensitive clays. Gathering contributions by international experts, it focuses on understanding the complete and practical spectrum of challenges presented by landslides in...

Lagrangian oceanography : large-scale transport and mixing in the ocean.

Budyansky, Maxim V. Prants, Sergey V. Uleysky, Michael Yu.
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(2017)  | 9783319530215 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiv, 273pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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This book uses the Lagrangian approach, especially useful and convenient for studying large-scale transport and mixing in the ocean, to present a detailed view of ocean circulation. This approach focuses on simulations and on monitoring the trajectories of fluid particles, which are governed by advection...

The earth's lower mantle : composition and structure.

Kaminsky, Felix V.
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(2017)  | 9783319556833 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 331pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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Introduction: History of the problem1. Models of the Earth’s mantle2. High-pressure experimental data on ultramafic and mafic systems3. Natural lower-mantle minerals 3.1. General 3.2. Ultramafic association 3.3. Mafic association 3.4. Carbonatitic association4. Lower-mantle mineral associations ...

Gravitational atlas of antarctica.

Bezděk, Ales. Klokočník, Jaroslav. Kostelecký, Jan.
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(2017)  | 9783319566382 | Springer | hbk. | book | xi, 113pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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This book presents maps of Antarctica, exploring various aspects of its disturbing geopotential and based on the EIGEN 6C4 model, arguably the best gravitational field model currently available. It also provides the latest data on Antarctica’s bedrock topography according to Bedmap 2. In an extensive...

An overview of the sigma research project : a european approach to seismic hazard analysis.

Faccioli, Ezio. Gurpinar, Aybars. Martin, Christophe. Pecker, Alain. Renault, Philippe.
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(2017)  | 9783319581538 | Springer | hbk. | book | xi, 172pp | Availability last checked: 17/5/2017
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1 Introduction1.1 Overview of the project organization1.2 Object of the document2 General Concepts and PSHA Background2.1 Development of a Seismotectonic Framework for PSHA2.2 Development of Seismic Sources and Logic Trees For Source Definition2.3 Site Specific vs. Regional Study2.4 PSHA - A Framework...

Advancing culture of living with landslides : vol. 4 diversity of landslide forms.

Casagli, Nicola. Mikos, Matjaz. Sassa, Kyoji. Yin, Yueping.
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(2017)  | 9783319534848 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxii, 707pp | Availability last checked: 24/5/2017
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This volume contains peer-reviewed papers from the Fourth World Landslide Forum organized by the International Consortium on Landslides (ICL), the Global Promotion Committee of the International Programme on Landslides (IPL), University of Ljubljana (UL) and Geological Survey of Slovenia in Ljubljana,...

Landscapes and landforms of italy.

Marchetti, Mauro. Soldati, Mauro.
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(2017)  | 9783319261928 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxiii, 539pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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From the Contents: Geography of Italy and present climate.- Geological and tectonic background.- Geomorphological regions of Italy.- Long-term geomorphological history (Past climate and palaeogeography).- Valle d’Aosta and Piedmont glaciers.- Adamello Brenta high-mountain landscape.- Dolomites.- Valtellina...

Advancing culture of living with landslides : vol. 3 advances in landslide technology.

Arbanas, Zeljko. Mikos, Matjaz. Sassa, Kyoji. Yin, Yueping.
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(2017)  | 9783319534862 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxiv, 621pp | Availability last checked: 24/5/2017
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This is a proceedings volume with papers from the fourth World Landslides Forum, from the following technical sessions on Advances in Landslide Technology: Landslide monitoring and warning: monitoring techniques and technologies, early warning systems; Landslide disasters and relief: case studies, emergency...

Hurricane monitoring with spaceborne synthetic aperture radar.

Li, Xiaofeng.
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(2017)  | 9789811028922 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 398pp | Availability last checked: 24/5/2017
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This book discusses in detail the science and morphology of powerful hurricane detection systems. It broadly addresses new approaches to monitoring hazards using freely available images from the European Space Agency’s (ESA’s) Sentinel-1 SAR satellite and benchmarks a new interdisciplinary field at...

The sea floor : an introduction to marine geology.

Berger, Wolfgang. Seibold, Eugen.
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(2017)  | 9783319514116 | Springer | hbk. | 4 ed.,  | book | xiii, 268pp | Availability last checked: 23/6/2017
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1 Origin and Morphology of Ocean Basins.- 2 Origin and Morphology of Ocean Margins.- 3 Sources and Composition of Marine Sediments.- 4 Effects of Waves and Currents.- 5 Sea Level Processes and Effects of Sea Level Change.- 6 Productivity and Benthic Organisms — Distribution, Activity, and Environmental...

Late Cenozoic Yushe Basin, Shanxi Province, China: Geology and Fossil Mammals: Volume II: Small Mammal Fossils of Yushe Basin

Flynn, Lawrence.
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(2017)  | 9789402410495 | Springer | hbk. | 1,  | book | 227pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
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1 Small Mammal Exploration in Yushe Basin, Shanxi Province      Lawrence J. Flynn and Wen-Yu Wu.- 2   The Lipotyphla of Yushe Basin     Lawrence J. Flynn and Wen-Yu Wu.- 3   The Bats of Yushe Basin      Lawrence J. Flynn.- 4  ...

Advances in geomorphology and quaternary studies in argentina : selected papers from the 6th. congress of the argentine association of geomorphology and quaternary studies (ushuaia, tierra del fuego, 2015).

Rabassa, Jorge.
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(2017)  | 9783319543703 | Springer | hbk. | book | xii, 318pp | Availability last checked: 24/5/2017
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1. PREFACE. Rabassa, J..- 2. LANDSCAPES DEVELOPED ON IGNIMBRITES. Emilia Y. Aguilera, I. Hernando I., Jorge Rabassa.- 3. WHEN SCIENCE AND LEISURE MEET:  A GEOTOURIST ITINERARY IN SOUTHERN TIERRA DEL FUEGO, ARGENTINA.Soledad Schwarz and Piotr Migon.- 4. SOIL-GEOMORPHOLOGY...

Selforganised criticality and predictability in atmospheric flows : the quantum world of clouds and rain.

Amujuri, Mary Selvam.
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(2017)  | 9783319545455 | Springer | hbk. | book | xix, 139pp | Availability last checked: 17/5/2017
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Preface.-  Chapter 1 Noise or Random Fluctuations in Physical Systems: A Review.-  Chapter 2 Self-Organised Criticality: A Signature of Quantum-like Chaos in Atmospheric Flows.-  Chapter 3 Universal inverse power-law distribution for temperature and rainfall in the UK region.-  Chapter...

Genesis of diamonds and associated phases.

Litvin, Yuriy.
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(2017)  | 9783319545424 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiv, 137pp | Availability last checked: 24/5/2017
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This book presents an overview of recent advances in our understanding of the genesis of diamonds and the associated phases. It is divided into three main parts, starting with an introduction to the analysis of diamond inclusions to infer the formation processes. In turn, the second part of the book...

Under the sea: archaeology and palaeolandscapes.

Bailey, Geoffrey N. Harff, Jan. Sakellariou, Dimitris.
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(2017)  | 9783319531588 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 436pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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Preface 1. Archaeology and palaeolandscapes of the continental shelf: an introduction Part I. Techniques and Strategies 2. Survey strategies and techniques in underwater geoarchaeological research: an overview with emphasis on prehistoric sites 3. Relative sea-level rise, palaeotopograpy and transgression...

Uranium Deposits of the World: "

Dahlkamp, Franz J. Dahlkamp, Franz.
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(2017)  | 9783540785569 | Springer | hbk. | 1,  | book | 2400pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2017
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Uranium Deposits of the World, in three volumes, comprises an unprecedented compilation of data and descriptions of the uranium regions in Asia, USA, Latin America and Europe structured by countries. The volumes offer not only a complete uranium-resource reference for the covered continents based on...

Uranium Deposits of the World: "

Dahlkamp, F.J. Dahlkamp, Franz.
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(2017)  | 9783540785590 | Springer | hbk. | 1,  | book | 2400pp | Availability last checked: 24/6/2017
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Uranium Deposits of the World, in three volumes, comprises an unprecedented compilation of data and descriptions of the uranium regions in Asia, USA, Latin America and Europe structured by countries. The volumes offer not only a complete uranium-resource reference for the covered continents based on...

GIS Landslide: "

Yamagishi, Hiromitsu. , Netra, Prakash Bhandary. Yamagishi, Hiromitsu.
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(2017)  | 9784431543909 | Springer | hbk. | 1,  | book | 230pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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This book presents landslide studies using the geographic information system (GIS), which includes not only the science of GIS and remote sensing, but also technical innovations, such as detailed light detection and ranging profiles, among others. To date most of the research on landslides has been...

Coastline changes of the baltic sea from south to east : past and future projection.

Furmanczyk, Kazimierz. Harff, Jan. Von, Storch Hans.
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(2017)  | 9783319498928 | Springer | hbk. | book | viii, 388pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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The challenge of sea level change in the Baltic.- What determines the change of coastlines in the Baltic Sea? - Baltic GIA models and sea level change.- The DESM model for the reconstruction and future projection of coastal morphodynamics.- Multi-scale morphodynamic models and climate.- Diatom based...

Pre-carboniferous evolution of the san rafael block, argentina : implications in the gondwana margin.

Cingolani, Carlos Alberto.
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(2017)  | 9783319501512 | Springer | hbk. | book | xix, 267pp | Availability last checked: 19/4/2017
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The argentina continental margin : a potential paleoclimatic-paleoceanographic archive for the southern ocean.

García, Chapori Natalia. Laprida, Cecilia. Violante, Roberto Antonio.
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(2017)  | 9783319041957 | Springer | pbk. | book | xv, 117pp | Availability last checked: 8/2/2017
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The evolution of the Argentina Continental Margin during the Quaternary and the stratigraphic and morphosedimentary configuration responded to climatic variability, oceanographic changes, glacioeustatic fluctuations and tectono-isostatic processes, which began to impact on the margin during previous...

Dust Storm Identification via Satellite Remote Sensing.

Kaskaoutis, D. G. Kambezidis, H. D. Badarinath, K. V. S. Kharol, Shailesh Kumar.
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(2017)  | 9781608769063 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | pbk. | book | 109pp
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Dust storms are considered natural hazards which affect ecosystems for a short-time interval ranging from a few hours to a few days. Due to the significant impact of dust outbreaks on climate, human health and ecosystems, numerous studies have been conducted throughout the world with differing instrumentation...

The Black Sea : Dynamics, Ecology and Conservation.

Ryann, Amy L. Perkins, Nathan J.
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(2017)  | 9781611228557 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | hbk. | book | 293pp
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This book presents topical research data in the study of the Black Sea, including the influence of the Danube River on the trophic functioning of coastal ecosystems in the north-western Black Sea; the ecotoxicological study of the Sevastopol region of the Black Sea; the environmental matrix and the...

Satellite Sar Detection Of Sub-mesoscale Ocean Dynamic Processes

Zheng, Quanan.
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(2017)  | 9789814749008 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 300pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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Synthetic-aperture radar (SAR) as a form of radar to create images of objects,uses the motion of the radar antenna over a targeted region to provide finerspatial resolution than is possible with conventional beam-scanning radars bymounting the antenna on a moving platform such as an aircraft or spacecraft....

Rockhounding virginia.

Beard, Robert.
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(2017)  | 9781493028528 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 224pp | Availability last checked: 17/5/2017
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A complete guide and source-book brimming with advice on collecting and preparing gems and minerals.

Japan's Beach Erosion: Reality And Future Measures (Second Edition)

Uda, Takaaki.
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(2017)  | 9789813146242 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 600pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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Beaches in Japan have been eroding since the 1970s because of artificial landalterations and unsustainable coastal development. Almost all causes of thebeach erosion in Japan are due to anthropogenic factors — as a result of humanactivity. This book presents the state of the beaches throughout Japan,...

Introduction To Earth Sciences: A Physics Approach

Ikelle, Luc Thomas.
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(2017)  | 9789813148413 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 300pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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Geophysics is concerned with the physical processes and properties of the Earthand its surrounding environment, and with the use of quantitative methods fortheir analysis. This book provides the general public, including students,faculties, and universities with a comprehensive presentation of geophysicssuitable...

Introduction To Earth Sciences: A Physics Approach

Ikelle, Luc Thomas.
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(2017)  | 9789813148420 | World Scientific Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 300pp | Availability last checked: 23/6/2017
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Geophysics is concerned with the physical processes and properties of the Earthand its surrounding environment, and with the use of quantitative methods fortheir analysis. This book provides the general public, including students,faculties, and universities with a comprehensive presentation of geophysicssuitable...

Fluid Dynamics for Global Environmental Studies: "

Tech., Kyushu Univ., Dept. Kyushu Univ., Dept. Interdis.Grad Sch Engg Sci, Kyushu Univ., Dept.
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(2017)  | 9784431564973 | Springer | pbk. | book | xix, 368pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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This book introduces the basic concepts of environmental fluid dynamics. It is intended for use by students, researchers, engineers, and specialists working not only in general fluid research but also in the atmospheric and oceanic research fields. The Earth is covered by atmosphere and oceans and is...

Geostatistical methods for reservoir geophysics.

Azevedo, Leonardo. Soares, Amílcar.
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(2017)  | 9783319532004 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxvii, 141pp | Availability last checked: 19/4/2017
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This book presents a geostatistical framework for data integration into subsurface Earth modeling. It offers extensive geostatistical background information, including detailed descriptions of the main geostatistical tools traditionally used in Earth related sciences to infer the spatial distribution...

Arctic Ice Shelves and Ice Islands: "

Copland, Luke.
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(2017)  | 9789402410990 | Springer | hbk. | 1,  | book | 422pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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This book provides an overview of the current state of knowledge of Arctic ice shelves, ice islands and related features. Ice shelves are permanent areas of ice which float on the ocean surface while attached to the coast, and typically occur in very cold environments where perennial sea ice builds...

Landslide Science and Practice: Volume 1: Landslide Inventory and Susceptibility and Hazard Zoning

Margottini, Claudio.
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(2017)  | 9783662522288 | Springer | pbk. | 1,  | book | 607pp | Availability last checked: 24/6/2017
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This book contains peer-reviewed papers from the Second World Landslide Forum, organised by the International Consortium on Landslides (ICL), that took place in September 2011. The entire material from the conference has been split into seven volumes, this one is the first: 1. Landslide Inventory and...

Reading the Archive of Earth’s Oxygenation: Volume 2: The Core Archive of the Fennoscandian Arctic Russia - Drilling Early Earth Project

Melezhik, Victor.
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(2017)  | 9783662522028 | Springer | pbk. | book | xx, 554pp | Availability last checked: 24/6/2017
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Earth’s present-day environments are the outcome of a 4.5 billion year period of evolution reflecting the interaction of global-scale geological and biological processes punctuated by several extraordinary events and episodes that perturbed the entire Earth system. One of the earliest and arguably greatest...

Advances in Geocomputing: "

Xing, Huilin.
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(2017)  | 9783662518670 | Springer | pbk. | 1,  | book | 325pp | Availability last checked: 24/6/2017
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I. First steps towards modeling a multi-scale earth system, 1. Introduction, 2. Multiscale Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics, 3. Mathematical Formulation II. 3D Mesh Generation in Geocomputing, 1. Introduction, 2. Goemetrical Modeling, 3. Hexahedral Mesh Generation, 4. Tetrahedral Mesh Generation, 5. Conclusions...

Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences: 4th International Symposium

Mosher, D.C.
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(2017)  | 9789401777094 | Springer | pbk. | 1,  | book | 786pp | Availability last checked: 24/6/2017
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1.- Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences.- Submarine Mass Movements: Triggers, Mechanics, and Geotechnical Properties.- Interplay Between Gas Hydrates and Submarine Slope Failure.- Advanced Dynamic Soil Testing — Introducing the New Marum Dynamic Triaxial Testing Device.- Clustering of Geotechnical...

Hazard analysis of seismic soil liquefaction.

Huang, Yu. Yu, Miao.
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(2017)  | 9789811043789 | Springer | hbk. | book | xx, 165pp | Availability last checked: 19/4/2017
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This book presents comprehensive hazard analysis methods for seismic soil liquefaction, providing an update on soil liquefaction by systematically reviewing the phenomenon’s occurrence since the beginning of this century. It also puts forward a range of advanced research methods including in-situ...

Geological Atlas of Africa: With Notes on Stratigraphy, Tectonics, Economic Geology, Geohazards, Geosites and Geoscientific Educ

Schlüter, Thomas.
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(2017)  | 9783662500095 | Springer | pbk. | 2,  | book | 307pp | Availability last checked: 24/6/2017
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Aims and Concepts of the Atlas.- Early Geological Maps of Africa.- Tectonostratigraphic Synopsis.- Review of Countries and Teritorries.

Flood modeling, prediction and mitigation.

Sen, Zekai.
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(2017)  | 9783319523552 | Springer | hbk. | book | x, 590pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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The work includes professional experience and expertise of the author in humid and arid regions. The basis of each model, algorithm and calculation methodologies are presented with rational, logical and analytical thinking directions so that the reader will become acquainted with the basic scientific...

Integrative study of the mean sea level and its components.

Benveniste, Jérôme. Cazenave, Anny. Champollion, Nicolas. Paul, Frank.
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(2017)  | 9783319564890 | Springer | hbk. | book | vii, 416pp | Availability last checked: 10/5/2017
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Preface. - A. Cazenave, N. Champollion, J. Benveniste & P. LecomteSection I: Observations & Contributors to Sea LevelSatellite Altimetry-Based Sea Level at Global and Regional Scales - M. Ablain, J.-F. Legeais, P. Prandi, M. Marcos, L. Fenoglio-Marc, H. Dieng, J. Benveniste & A. CazenaveMonitoring Sea...

Fossil horses of south america : phylogeny, systemics and ecology.

Alberdi, María Teresa. Prado, José Luis.
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(2017)  | 9783319558769 | Springer | hbk. | book | x, 150pp | Availability last checked: 3/5/2017
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1. Introduction.- 2. Taxonomy nomenclature.- 3. Collections around the word.- 4. Systematic and phylogeny.- 5. Biostratigraphy and biogeography.- 6. Ancient feeding ecology and niche differentiation of Pleistocene horses.- 7.Horses and megafauna extinction.

Oil and gas exploration in cuba : geological-structural cartography using potential fields and airborne gamma spectrometry.

Cobiella, Reguera Jorge Luis. Pardo, Echarte Manuel E.
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(2017)  | 9783319567433 | Springer | pbk. | book | xiv, 76pp | Availability last checked: 3/5/2017
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A summary of the results achieved in the geological-structural mapping, by potential fields and airborne gamma spectrometry data, of the units of igneous and metamorphic rocks in the western regions (Havana-Matanzas), central (Cienfuegos, Villa Clara-Sancti Spiritus) and central-eastern (Camagüey-Las...

Quantitative plate tectonics : physics of the earth - plate kinematics - geodynamics.

Schettino, Antonio.
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(2017)  | 9783319345949 | Springer | pbk. | book | xiv, 403pp | Availability last checked: 17/5/2017
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Preface Part I: Plate Kinematics 1 Composition of the Crust and the Mantle1.1 Crust and mantle minerals1.2 Continental crust1.3 Oceanic crust1.4 Lithospheric mantle1.5 Asthenosphere1.6 Transition zone1.7 Lower mantleReferencesProblems2 Plate Motions2.1 The continuum mechanics representation2.2 Euler’s...

Engineering geology for society and territory - volume 5 : urban geology, sustainable planning and landscape exploitation.

Bobrowsky, Peter. Culshaw, Martin. Guzzetti, Fausto. Lollino, Giorgio. Manconi, Andrea.
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(2017)  | 9783319384207 | Springer | pbk. | book | xxxv, 1400pp | Availability last checked: 17/5/2017
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This book is one out of 8 IAEG XII Congress volumes, and deals with the theme of urban geology. Along with a rapidly growing world population, the wave of urban growth continues, causing cities to swell and new metropolitan centers to emerge. These global trends also open new ventures for underground...

The chile-2015 (illapel) earthquake and tsunami.

Braitenberg, Carla. Rabinovich, A. B.
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(2017)  | 9783319578217 | Springer | pbk. | book | 335pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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This volume presents a collection of contributions that were published in ''Pure and Applied Geophysics - pageoph'' and which deals with the major earthquake that hit Illapel, Chile on September 16, 2015 with magnitude 8.3, and associated trans-oceanic tsunami. The subducting Nazca plate beneath the...

The archaean: geological and geochemical windows into the early earth.

Glikson, Andrew Y.
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(2017)  | 9783319376165 | Springer | pbk. | book | xiv, 238pp | Availability last checked: 10/5/2017
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Preface.- Field features of Archaean greenstone terrains.- Archaean Volcanism.- Archaean Plutonism.- Asteroid and comet impacts.-Archaean sedimentation.- Early life forms.- Secular geochemical trends.- Global Archaean tectonics.- Archaean crustal evolution – a synthesis.

Teide Volcano: Geology and Eruptions of a Highly Differentiated Oceanic Stratovolcano

Carracedo, Juan.
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(2017)  | 9783662507711 | Springer | pbk. | 1,  | book | 279pp | Availability last checked: 24/6/2017
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Teide Volcano has many different meanings: For the Guanche aborigines, who endured several of its eruptions, it was Echeide (Hell). Early navigators had in Teide, a lifesaving widely visible landmark that was towering over the clouds. For the first explorers, Teide was a challenging and dangerous climb,...

Arabian Deserts: Nature, Origin and Evolution

Edgell, H.
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(2017)  | 9789402404593 | Springer | pbk. | 1,  | book | 592pp | Availability last checked: 24/6/2017
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Definitions of deserts.- Types of deserts and landform regions of Arabia.- Geological setting of Arabian deserts.- Influences of climate.- Ecology of Arabian deserts.- Watercourses and rivers of Arabia.- Arabian sand seas.- Lesser dunefields of Arabia.- Types of desert dunes in Arabia.- Sources of sand...

Atmospheric Chemistry: From The Surface To The Stratosphere

Ritchie, Grant.
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(2017)  | 9781786341761 | World Scientific Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 250pp | Availability last checked: 23/6/2017
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Understanding the composition and chemistry of the Earth's atmosphere is essential to global ecological and environmental policy making and research. Atmospheric changes as a result of both natural and anthropogenic activity have affected many of the Earth's natural systems throughout history, some...

Atmospheric Chemistry: From The Surface To The Stratosphere

Ritchie, Grant.
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(2017)  | 9781786341754 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 250pp | Availability last checked: 20/5/2017
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Understanding the composition and chemistry of the Earth's atmosphere is essential to global ecological and environmental policy making and research. Atmospheric changes as a result of both natural and anthropogenic activity have affected many of the Earth's natural systems throughout history, some...

Deformation Microstructures in Rocks: "

Mukherjee, Soumyajit.
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(2017)  | 9783662521410 | Springer | pbk. | 1,  | book | 111pp | Availability last checked: 24/6/2017
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Study of microstructures is an indispensable component of understanding structural geology of any terrain. A number of ‘new’ microscopic structures such as ‘flanking microstructures’, trapezoid-shaped mineral grains, reversal of ductile shear sense, micro-duplexes, V-pull aparts, and new minerals nucleating...

Technology and application of environmental and engineering geophysics : selected papers of the 7th international conference on environmental and engineering geophysics, iceeg-beijing 2016.

Di, Qingyun. Xue, Guoqiang.
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(2017)  | 9789811032431 | Springer | hbk. | book | viii, 283pp | Availability last checked: 8/2/2017
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This book focuses on essential theories, methods and techniques in the field of environmental and engineering geophysics that can contribute to resource detection and environmental protection. Geophysics has been playing an important role in exploring the earth, locating vital resources and promoting...

 

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