Earth Sciences Products

  • System Safety Engineering and Risk Assessment

    A Practical Approach, Second Edition

    By Nicholas J. Bahr

    We all know that safety should be an integral part of the systems that we build and operate. The public demands that they are protected from accidents, yet industry and government do not always know how to reach this common goal. This book gives engineers and managers working in companies and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    CRC Press

  • Mineral Nutrition of Rice

    By N.K. Fageria

    The third most important cereal crop after wheat and corn, rice is a staple food for more than half of the world’s population. This includes regions of high population density and rapid growth, indicating that rice will continue to be a major food crop in the next century. Mineral Nutrition of Rice…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    CRC Press

  • Biogeography and Biodiversity of Western Atlantic Mollusks

    By Edward J. Petuch

    Shallow water marine molluscan faunas are distributed in a pattern of distinct, geographically definable areas. This makes mollusks ideal for studying the distribution of organisms in the marine environment and the processes and patterns that control their evolution. Biogeography and Biodiversity…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    CRC Press

  • Radiophysical and Geomagnetic Effects of Rocket Burn and Launch in the Near-the-Earth Environment

    By Leonid F. Chernogor, Nathan Blaunstein

    Radiophysical and Geomagnetic Effects of Rocket Burn and Launch in the Near-the-Earth Environment describes experimental and theoretical studies on the effects of rocket burns and launchings on the near-the-Earth environment and geomagnetic fields. It illuminates the main geophysical and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    CRC Press

  • The Behavior of Glass and Other Materials Exposed to Fire

    By Paul R. DeCicco

    "The Behavior of Glass and Other Materials Exposed to Fire - Volume I" has been prepared in response to the general dearth of knowledge concerning the occurrence and effects of "flashover" and back draft phenomena which often results from intentional or unintentional venting of building fires…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Applied Fire Science in Transition

  • The Physics of Composite and Porous Media

    By T. J. T. (Tim) Spanos, Norman Udey

    This book explains non-linear field theory that describes how physical processes occur in the earth. Building on the success of T.J.T. Spanos's previous book The Thermophysics of Porous Media, it describes physical processes associated with the interaction of the various phases at the macroscale (…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27 
    CRC Press

  • Biodiversity, Conservation and Environmental Management in the Great Lakes Basin

    Edited by Eric Freedman, Mark Neuzil

    The Great Lakes Basin in North America holds more than 20 percent of the world's fresh water. Threats to habitats and biodiversity have economic, political, national security, and cultural implications and ramifications that cross the US-Canadian border. This multidisciplinary book presents…

    Hardback – 2017-10-20 
    Routledge

  • Indian Ocean Resources and Technology

    By Ganpat Singh Roonwal

    The current scenario provides an ideal opportunity to confer higher priority to the marine resources of the Indian Ocean, particularly in terms of integrated management of the deep sea, shallow sea and coastal resources. This will maximize their potential in the sustainable development goal (SDG)…

    Hardback – 2017-10-19 
    CRC Press

  • The African Neogene - Climate, Environments and People

    Palaeoecology of Africa 34

    By Juergen Runge

    Volume 34 (2017) of the internationally recognized and acclaimed yearbook series ‘Palaeoecology of Africa’ publishes 10 new interdisciplinary scientific papers on former and recent landscape evolution and on past environments of the African continent (e.g. climate change, vegetation dynamics…

    Hardback – 2017-10-17 
    CRC Press
    Palaeoecology of Africa

  • 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 – 2017-10-01 
    CRC Press

  • Lacto-Fermentation of Human Excreta for Agricultural Application

    By Nadejda Andreev

    Human excreta is a valuable fertilizer for improving soil quality and crop productivity, with a potential to replace or complement the mineral fertilizers. The main challenges related to human excreta regarding agricultural applications are microbial contamination risks, loss of nutrients, and odor…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    CRC Press

  • The Geology Companion

    Essentials for Understanding the Earth

    By Gary Prost, Benjamin Prost

    The purpose of this book is to provide an accessible introduction to geosciences for a wide range of students and lay persons. This is a practical book for those who want to understand the earth, without the need to become scientific experts. It will provide readers with a quick, basic…

    Hardback – 2017-09-25 
    CRC Press

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