Environmental Geology Products

  • 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 – 2016-10-27 
    CRC Press
    Energy and the Environment

  • 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 – 2016-10-24 
    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 – 2016-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2016-09-30 
    CRC Press
    Systematics Association Special Volumes

  • 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 – 2016-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • Colour Atlas of Glacial Phenomena

    By Michael J. Hambrey, Jurg C. Alean

    This book provides an illustrated guide to the wide variety of features found on and around the world’s glaciers and ice sheets as well as the products of glacial erosion and deposition. It stresses both the beauty and utility of glaciers and demonstrates how our lives are influenced by one of the…

    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 – 2016-09-07 
    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

  • Molluscan Communities of the Florida Keys and Adjacent Areas

    Their Ecology and Biodiversity

    By Edward J. Petuch, Robert F. Myers

    Molluscan Communities of the Florida Keys and Adjacent Areas: Their Ecology and Biodiversity is the first comprehensive overview of the ecology and biodiversity of the phylum Mollusca in the area of Florida extending from the Dry Tortugas and Ten Thousand Islands in the west to Palm Beach in the…

    Hardback – 2014-12-15
    CRC Press

  • Hazards Analysis

    Reducing the Impact of Disasters, Second Edition

    By John C. Pine

    The impacts of natural and man-made disasters have increased exponentially over the past few decades. Moreover, with our global interconnectedness and the growing scale of disasters, today's catastrophic disasters can have regional, national, and even global economic consequences.Following in the…

    Hardback – 2014-09-10
    CRC Press

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