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  • Local Capillary Trapping in Geological Storage of Carbon Dioxide (CO2)

    By Ehsan Saadatpoor

    After the injection of CO2 into a subsurface formation, storage mechanisms help immobilize the CO2. Injection strategies that promote the movement of CO2 during the post-injection period can increase immobilization by mechanisms of dissolution and residual phase trapping. This book argues that the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    CRC Press

  • Guidelines for Open Pit Slope Design in Weak Rocks

    Edited by Derek Martin, Peter Stacey

    Weak rocks encountered in open pit mines cover a wide variety of materials, with properties ranging between soil and rock. As such, they can provide a significant challenge for the slope designer. For these materials, the mass strength can be the primary control in the design of the pit slopes,…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    CRC Press

  • Advances in Groundwater Governance

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

    Although groundwater remains relatively unknown and underappreciated across the globe, its importance is enormous and even steadily increasing because of factors such as population growth and climate change. It is the sole or primary source of drinking water in many parts of the world and it forms…

    Hardback – 2017-12-27 
    CRC Press

  • Alaska Dinosaurs

    An Ancient Arctic World

    By Anthony R. Fiorillo

    The Arctic was not always cold and inhospitable. Millions of years ago dinosaurs roamed under tree ferns in a warmer world. This book is a survey of the dinosaurs found in the rocks of this now frigid landscape. The author has spent decades exploring fossil bearing sediments of the Mesozoic and has…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05 
    CRC Press

  • GlobalSoilMap - Digital Soil Mapping from Country to Globe

    Proceedings of the Global Soil Map 2017 Conference, July 4-6, 2017, Moscow, Russia

    Edited by Dominique Arrouays, Igor Savin, Johan Leenaars, Alex B. McBratney

    GlobalSoilMap: Digital Soil Mapping from Country to Globe contains contributions that were presented at the 2nd GlobalSoilMap conference, held 4-6 July 2017 in Moscow, Russian Federation. These contributions demonstrate new developments in the GlobalSoilMap project and digital soil mapping…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29 
    CRC Press

  • Rocks and Minerals in Thin Section, Second Edition

    A Colour Atlas

    By W.S. MacKenzie, A.E. Adams, K.H. Brodie

    This concise, clear and handy–sized volume, aimed at the undergraduate level, provides an introduction to the observation, description and identifi cation in thin section, using the polarizing microscope, of samples of the commonlyoccurring rocks and minerals. Illustrated with a wealth of full…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21 
    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 – 2017-11-21 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2017-11-07 
    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 – 2017-11-06 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2017-10-16
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2017-10-11
    CRC Press
    Palaeoecology of Africa

  • Geological Resources and Good Governance in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Holistic Approaches to Transparency and Sustainable Development in the Extractive Sector

    Edited by Jürgen Runge, James Shikwati

    This book looks at the distribution, occurrences, potential and prospects for good governance, transparency and sustainable development of geological resources in Sub-Saharan Africa. By bringing together numerous different point of views, it is carried out in a holistic, interdisciplinary and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    CRC Press

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