Earth Sciences Products

  • Spatio-temporal Analysis and Optimization of Land Use/Cover Change

    Shenzhen as a Case Study

    By Biao Liu, Huang Bo, Wenting Zhang

    This book will firstly help readers establish the research parameters of land use change and then provide a set of statistical models to effectively process land use change data. Analysis of the results derived from this processing will aid urban planners and policy makers to effectively understand…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 
    CRC Press

  • Advances in Groundwater Governance

    Edited by Karen G. Villholth, Elena Lopez-Gunn, Jac Van Der Gun, Kirstin Conti, Alberto Garrido

    This book captures the complex dimensions of groundwater governance, and is written by a team of leading experts worldwide with diverging backgrounds. It provides crucial and topical information for enhancing and safeguarding the huge benefits accruing from groundwater to humanity, and for…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    CRC Press

  • Building Earth Observation Cameras

    By George Joseph

    A System Engineer’s Guide to Building an Earth Observation Camera Building Earth Observation Cameras discusses the science and technology of building an electro-optical imaging system for a space platform from concept to space qualification and in-orbit evaluation. The book provides a broad…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    CRC Press

  • Risk, Technology, and Moral Emotions

    By Sabine Roeser

    Risks arising from technologies raise important ethical issues. Although technologies such as nanotechnology, biotechnology, ICT, and nuclear energy can improve human well-being, they may also convey risks for our well-being due to, for example, abuse, unintended side-effects, accidents, and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Land Subsidence Mitigation

    Aquifer Recharge Using Treated Wastewater Injection

    By Frank R. Spellman

    This book examines the process of injecting treated wastewater into wells to replenish aquifers, and thereby slow the process of land subsidence, and help to mitigate coastal flooding. It explains how up to fifty percent of sea-level rise may be due to land subsidence, and up to fifty percent of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    CRC Press

  • Cultural Histories, Memories and Extreme Weather

    A Historical Geography Perspective

    Edited by Georgina H. Endfield, Lucy Veale

    There is growing concern over the impacts of climate variability and anomalous and unusual weather. While social and economic systems have generally evolved to accommodate some deviations from 'normal' weather conditions, this is rarely true of extremes. For this reason such events can have the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge Research in Historical Geography

  • Rocks and Minerals in Thin Section, Second Edition

    A Colour Atlas

    By Kate Brodie

    The Second Edition of this concise, clear, and handy-sized volume, highly respected and successful authors explain to the reader, with the help of 180 superb color photomicrographs, how to observe, describe and identify thin section samples of rocks and minerals using the polarising microscope…

    Paperback – 2017-08-17 
    CRC Press

  • Sentient Conceptualizations

    Time in Archaeology

    By Cristian Simonetti

    Sentient Conceptualisations considers how scientists studying the past have understood time in relation to space, focusing on the relationship between feeling and thinking. It represents an anthropological attempt to comprehend how archaeologists and those working in related disciplines develop…

    Hardback – 2017-08-16 

  • Practical Handbook of Earth Science

    By Jane H. Hodgkinson, Frank D. Stacey

    This self-contained handbook provides a carefully researched, compact source of key earth science information and data, logically sorted by subject matter, and then cross-referenced. Appealing to both experts and non-experts alike, the book presents earth science and environmental science as…

    Paperback – 2017-08-16 
    CRC Press

  • Spectral Methods in Geodesy and Geophysics

    By Christopher Jekeli

    The purpose of the book is to provide a rigorous treatment of spectral analysis using Fourier-based techniques in the geosciences, specifically geodesy and geophysics that deal with global and regional spatial data. The basic motivation is to get students to think about spatial data in the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    CRC Press

  • Open Channel Hydraulics, River Hydraulic Structures and Fluvial Geomorphology

    For Engineers, Geomorphologists and Physical Geographers

    Edited by Artur Radecki-Pawlik, Stefano Pagliara, Jan Hradecky

    This book presents practical hydraulic and river engineering research along with fluvial geomorphological concepts, and links the theoretical and practical knowledge of people working every day with rivers, streams, and hydraulic structures to fluvial geomorphology. Besides providing a guide for…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    CRC Press

  • Fractals

    Concepts and Applications in Geosciences

    Edited by Behzad Ghanbarian, Allen G. Hunt

    This book provides theoretical concepts and applications of fractals and multifractals to a broad range of audiences from various scientific communities, such as petroleum, chemical, civil and environmental engineering, atmospheric research, and hydrology. In the first chapter, we introduce…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    CRC Press

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