1st Edition

Applied Quaternary Research



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ISBN 9789061917069
Published December 31, 1988 by CRC Press
200 Pages

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Proceedings of a symposium at the 1987 INQUA Congress, Ottawa, Aug. 1987. Contributions present the application of quaternary studies to land use planning and development. No index. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Using Quaternary stratigraphy to help locate a hazardous waste treatment site /AJ.Cooper, GM.Funk & E.GAnderson -- Contribution of Quaternary geology to planning and management of open pit coal mines /MarkM.Fenton, MarkR.Trudell, John GPawlowicz, Carolyn E.Sterenberg, Stephen R.Moran & Dennis JMkols -- Tunnelling in Quaternary and glacially influenced sediments in Northwest Germany /Friedrich Grube & AlfGrube -- The application of Quaternary geology in coastal areas /Bob P.Hageman -- The acidification of soils and aquifers, the time factor, and the authorisation of geology as an environmental science /Lars-Kdnig Konigsson -- Transportation corridors - The role of Quaternary and engineering geology /D.E.Lawrence -- Quaternary deposits: Suppliers of mineral raw materials and prerequisites for human development /Gerd W.Liittig -- Thematic applied Quaternary maps: A profitable investment or expensive wallpaper? /Ed FJ.de Mulder -- The significance of origin for the identification of engineering problems in transported Quaternary soils /T.C.Partridge -- Shear-strength determination and stream-bank instability in loess-derived alluvium, West Tennessee, USA /Andrew Simon -- Fabric studies of ice-thrust shear zones as applied to problems in geotechnical engineering /Po C.Tsui, DavidM.Cruden & Stanley Thomson -- Quaternary geology and urban planning in Canada /Owen L.White -- Tunnelling in Quaternary and glacially influenced sediments - Results of engineering-geological investigations /K.Wtistenhagen.

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Geological Survey of the Netherlands. Geological Survey of the Netherlands.