This volume includes all aspects of environmental geology, i.e. the impact of different geological processes, the geological problems in large river development, trace elements and human health, geology of waste disposal, and environmental geology mapping.
Table of Contents
"Part 1: Geological Processes and Human Environment 1. A scenario of c1imate change and its impact on the future behaviour of a deep geological repository for nuclear spent-fuel 2. Study of the crustal stability of the Beishan area, Gansu province, China - The preselected area for China' s high level radioactive waste repository 3. Groundwater pressure changes associated with earthquakes at the Kamaishi Mine, Japan - A study for stability of geological environment in Japan 4. Study on Tianchi volcano, Changbaishan, China 5. Recent soil erosion on the Loess Plateau through geochemical and palaeomagnetic studies on the Huanghe estuarine sediment in the Bohai Sea, China 6. Effects of runoff characteristics on the difference in drainage density in Soya Hills, Northem Japan Part 2: Karst and Environment
(IGCP379 ""Karst Processes and the Carbon Cycle"") 7. Karst cave development from the bedding-plane point of view (Skocjanske jame Caves, Slovenia) 8. An analysis on fonnation of the karst fengcong depressions in China 9. The CO2 regime of soil profile and its reflection to dissolution of carbonate rock 10. Studies on oxygen isotope thennometry of cave sediment and paleoclimatic record Part 3: Geological Problem in Large River Development 11. Development and hamessing on China' s rivers and environmental geology 12. Experience of studies of geoenvironmental consequences of hydropower development on Volga river 13. Environmental geological problems in the development and harnessing of the Yangtze River 14. Environmental geology in developing and hamessing the Yellow River 15. Feature ofthe geoscientific environment in the area ofPoyang Lake and the strategy of its development and control Part 4: Trace Elements and Human Health 16. Geochemical character of selenium fluorine and human health 17. Heavy metals pollution in Anzaly lake sediments, Northern Iran 18. Distributing pattern of iodine and selenium in the Daba Mountain area, Shaanxi, P.R. China 19. Heavy-metal contamin