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.
Preface Yuan Daoxian GEOLOGICAL PROCESSES AND HUMAN ENVIRONMENT A scenario of climate change and its impact on the future behaviour of a deep geological repository for nuclear spent-fuel L.M. King-Clayton, F. Kautsky and N.-O. Svensson Study of the crustal stability of the Beishan area, Gansu province, China --- The preselected area for China's high level radioactive waste repository Guoqing Xu, Ju Wang, Yuanxin Jin and Weiming Chen Groundwater pressure changes associated with earthquakes at the Kamaishi Mine, Japan - A study for stability of geological environment in Japan Kohson Ishimaru and Isao Shimizu Study on Tianchi volcano, Changbaishan, China Liu Ruoxin, Wei Haiquan and Li Xiaodong Recent soil erosion on the Loess Plateau through geochemical and palaeomagnetic studies on the Huanghe estuarine sediment in the Bohai Sea, China Hao Chen and G.B. Shimmield Effects of runoff characteristics on the difference in drainage density in Soya Hills, Northern Japan Yukiya Tanaka and Yasushi Agata KARST AND ENVIRONMENT (IGCP379 ''KARST PROCESSES AND THE CARBON CYCLE'') Karst cave development from the bedding-plane point of view (Skocjanske jame Caves, Slovenia) M. Knez An analysis on formation of the karst fengcong depressions in China Zhongcheng Jiang The geochemical cycle of carbon dioxide in a carbonate rock area, Akiyoshi-dai Plateau, Yamaguchi, Southwestern Japan Kazuhisa Yoshimura and Youji Inokura The CO2 regime of soil profile and its reflection to dissolution of carbonate rock Shengyou Xu and Shiyi He Studies on oxygen isotope thermometry of cave sediment and paleoclimatic record Jiaming Qin GEOLOGICAL PROBLEM IN LARGE RIVER DEVELOPMENT Development and harnessing on China's rivers and environmental geology Si Fuan, Shao Weizhong and Yang Guowei Experience of studies of geoenvironmental consequences of hydropower development on Volga river I.A. Paraboutchev and A.D. Larionov Environmental geological problems in the development and harnessing of the Yangtze River Chen Deji and Yan Peixuan Environmental geology in developing and harnessing the Yellow River Ma Guoyan, Xu Fuxin and Cui Zhifang Feature of the geoscientific environment in the area of Poyang Lake and the strategy of its development and control Lu Zhongguang TRACE ELEMENTS AND HUMAN HEALTH Geochemical character of selenium fluorine and human health Li Jlaxi, Huang Huaizeng, Liu Xiaoduan, Ge Xiaoli and Wu Gongjian Heavy metals pollution in Anzaly lake sediments, Northern Iran S. Kousari Distributing pattern of iodine and selenium in the Daba Mountain area, Shaanxi, P.R. China Luo Kunli, Yan Lidong, Zhang Qi and Ge Lingmei Heavy-metal contamination in the Grand Canal, People's Republic of China Huanxin Weng and Charlie Y. Xu GEOLOGY RELATED TO WASTE DISPOSAL The impact of excavation and landfilling on the hydrogeology of a clay pit D. Halliday, J.D. Mather and J.B. Joseph Hydro-fraise diaphragm-wall encapsulating Bitterfeld hazardous waste sites L. Krapp Redox condition in the vadose zone intermittently flooded with waste water Min Wang and Yongfeng Wu ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY MAPPING Mapping units on SÃ£o SebastiÃ£o Geohazards Prevention Chart, northshore of SÃ£o Paulo State, Brazil P.C. Fernandes da Silva, C. de Queiroz Telles Maffra, L.K. Tominaga and R. Vedovello Presentation of a methodology to produce geological hazard map to evaluate natural risks, using GIS: state of the art of the study in the Serchio-Gramolazzo river basin (Tuscany - Italy) M. Amanti, P. Cara, S. Falcetti, R. Ventura and M. Pecci Geological hazards and their provincial atlas in China Duan Yonghou