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  • Geocryology

    An Introduction to Frozen Ground

    By Stuart A. Harris, Anatoli Brouchkov, Cheng Guodong

    This book provides a general survey of Geocryology, which is the study of frozen ground called permafrost. Frozen ground is the product of cold climates as well as a variety of environmental factors. Its major characteristic is the accumulation of large quantities of ice which may exceed 90% by…

    Hardback – 2017-08-11 
    CRC Press

  • Geoinformatics in Applied Geomorphology

    Edited by Siddan Anbazhagan, S.K. Subramanian, XIAOJUN YANG

    With recent innovations in the arena of remote sensing and geographic information systems, the use of geoinformatics in applied geomorphology is receiving more attention than ever. Geoinformatics in Applied Geomorphology examines how modern concepts, technologies, and methods in geoinformatics can…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    CRC Press

  • Field Hydrogeology

    A Guide for Site Investigations and Report Preparation, Second Edition

    By John E. Moore

    In recent years, the focus in hydrogeologic investigations has expanded to include aquifer sustainability as part of resource evaluations. While there are other books on the subject, Field Hydrogeology: A Guide for Site Investigations and Report Preparation provides the first integrated…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    CRC Press

  • Soils and Human Health

    Edited by Eric C. Brevik, Lynn C. Burgess

    Despite the connections between soils and human health, there has not been a great amount of attention focused on this area when compared to many other fields of scientific and medical study. Soils and Human Health brings together authors from diverse fields with an interest in soils and human…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    CRC Press

  • Geologic Fundamentals of Geothermal Energy

    By David R. Boden

    Geothermal energy stands out because it can be used as a baseload resource. This book, unlike others, examines the geology related to geothermal applications. Geology dictates (a) how geothermal resources can be found, (b) the nature of the geothermal resource (such as liquid- or vapor-dominated)…

    Hardback – 2016-11-07
    CRC Press
    Energy and the Environment

  • Palaeogeography and Palaeobiogeography: Biodiversity in Space and Time

    Edited by Paul Upchurch, Alistair J. McGowan, Claire S.C. Slater

    Biogeography represents one of the most complex and challenging aspects of macroevolutionary research, requiring input from both the earth and life sciences. Palaeogeographic reconstruction is frequently carried out by researchers with backgrounds in geology and palaeontology, who are less likely…

    Paperback – 2016-10-12
    CRC Press
    Systematics Association Special Volumes

  • Introduction to Environmental Geotechnology, Second Edition

    By Hsai-Yang Fang, Ronald C. Chaney

    This new edition of a bestseller presents updated technology advances that have occurred since publication of the first edition. It increases the utility and scope of the content through numerous case studies and examples and an entirely new set of problems and solutions. The book also has an…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06
    CRC Press

  • Colour Atlas of Glacial Phenomena

    By Michael J. Hambrey, Jürg C. Alean

    Considering that glaciers and ice sheets cover about 10% of the Earth’s land surface in a world where human civilization is increasingly impacted by the effects of changing glacial activity, Colour Atlas of Glacial Phenomena presents itself as an indispensable guide for students, professionals, and…

    Hardback – 2016-09-19
    CRC Press

  • Mining in the Himalayas

    An Integrated Strategy

    By A.K. Soni

    Himalaya, the world's most prominent mountain system of the world is a source of sustainence for the social, cultural and economic development of population across different countries. Unscientific, small-scale mining for harnessing reounrces including minerals has caused ecosystem damage.…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01
    CRC Press

  • Red Sea Geothermal Provinces

    By D. Chandrasekharam, Aref Lashin, Nassir Al Arifi, Abdulaziz M Al-Bassam

    “Today, over two billion people in developing countries live without any electricity. They lead lives of misery, walking miles every day for water and firewood, just to survive. What if there was an existing, viable technology, that when developed to its highest potential could increase everyone’s…

    Hardback – 2016-06-23
    CRC Press

  • Spatial Microsimulation with R

    By Robin Lovelace, Morgane Dumont

    Generate and Analyze Multi-Level Data Spatial microsimulation involves the generation, analysis, and modeling of individual-level data allocated to geographical zones. Spatial Microsimulation with R is the first practical book to illustrate this approach in a modern statistical programming language…

    Paperback – 2016-03-21
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC The R Series

  • Changing Climates, Ecosystems and Environments within Arid Southern Africa and Adjoining Regions

    Palaeoecology of Africa 33

    Edited by Juergen Runge

    This book is volume 33 of the yearbook series ‘Palaeoecology of Africa’ presenting the outcome of a ‘tribute conference’ to the internationally recognized South African researcher and palynologist Professor Louis Scott. He has recently retired, but is continuing his active research career. The…

    Hardback – 2015-10-30
    CRC Press
    Palaeoecology of Africa

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