Environmental Geology Products

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01 
    CRC Press

  • Nanotechnology and the Resource Fallacy

    Edited by Stephen L. Gillett

    Dwindling global supplies of conventional energy and materials resources are widely thought to severely constrain, or even render impossible, a "first-world" lifestyle for the bulk of Earth’s inhabitants. This bleak prospect, however, is wrong. Current energy resources are used grotesquely…

    Hardback – 2017-12-31 
    Pan Stanford

  • The African Neogene - Climate, Environments and People

    Palaeoecology of Africa 34

    By Jürgen Runge

    During the Neogene – covering the last 23 Million years – the evolution of the environmental setting in Africa was subject to considerable changes. Natural shifts, slow and rapid, evidenced by modifications in palaeogeography, geodynamics, climate, and vegetation have caused repeated and strong…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26
    CRC Press
    Palaeoecology of Africa

  • 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 – 2017-10-25
    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 – 2017-10-23
    CRC Press

  • Geocryology

    Characteristics and Use of Frozen Ground and Permafrost Landforms

    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 – 2017-09-28
    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

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