Geology - Earth Sciences Products

  • 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

  • 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

  • The International Law of Transboundary Groundwater Resources

    By Gabriel Eckstein

    This book provides a comprehensive review of the state of international law as it applies to transboundary groundwater resources and aquifers. The main focus is on recent developments and the emerging international law for transboundary aquifers as reflected in the practice of states and the work…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Rocks and Minerals in Thin Section, Second Edition

    A Colour Atlas

    By Kate Brodie

    The Second Edition of this concise, clear, and handy-sized volume, highly respected and successful authors explain to the reader, with the help of 180 superb color photomicrographs, how to observe, describe and identify thin section samples of rocks and minerals using the polarising microscope…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19 
    CRC Press

  • Sentient Conceptualizations

    Feeling and Thinking in the Scientific Understanding of Time

    By Cristian Simonetti

    Sentient Conceptualisations considers how scientists studying the past have understood time in relation to space, focusing on the relationship between feeling and thinking. It represents an anthropological attempt to comprehend how archaeologists and those working in related disciplines develop…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Building Earth Observation Cameras

    By George Joseph

    A System Engineer’s Guide to Building an Earth Observation Camera Building Earth Observation Cameras discusses the science and technology of building an electro-optical imaging system for a space platform from concept to space qualification and in-orbit evaluation. The book provides a broad…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    CRC Press

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

    By Ehsan Saadatpoor

    This book argues that the heterogeneity intrinsic to sedimentary rocks gives rise to "local capillary trapping." It evaluates its effectiveness to add an element of increased capacity and containment security in CO2 storage, and assesses the amount and extent of local capillary trapping expected to…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    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 – 2017-08-29 
    CRC Press

  • Social Terrains of Mine Closure in the Philippines

    By Minerva Chaloping March

    The current discourse on mine closure is informed predominantly by industry and corporate perspectives and predicated by experiences of mainly mining companies that are based in developed countries where necessary planning frameworks and regulatory requirements are well-established. Mine closure…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Open Channel Hydraulics, River Hydraulic Structures and Fluvial Geomorphology

    For Engineers, Geomorphologists and Physical Geographers

    Edited by Artur Radecki-Pawlik, Stefano Pagliara, Jan Hradecky

    This book covers links the theoretical and practical knowledge of people working with rivers, streams, and hydraulic structures to fluvial geomorphology. It provides a guide for professionals and students to acquire the knowledge and skills to rehabilitate rivers, streams, and waterways.…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    CRC Press

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