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  • Rip current prediction system for swimmer safety

    Towards operational forecasting using a process based model and nearshore bathymetry from video

    By Leo Sembiring

    Rip currents are among the most dangerous coastal hazards for the bathing public, and contribute to the highest portion of beach rescues all over the world. In order to help life guards in planning and preparing rescue resources so that casualties can be minimized, information about where and when…

    Paperback – 2015-12-11 
    CRC Press
    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

  • Geomodels in Engineering Geology

    An Introduction

    By Peter Fookes, Geoff Pettifer, Tony Waltham

    Geomodels in Engineering Geology outlines the world's climatic and morphological zones and the changes such environments bring upon the ground. It deals with fundamental aspects of surface soils and geology in relation to their engineering behavior and guides the way that ground investigation can…

    Paperback – 2015-11-15 
    Whittles Publishing

  • 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 – 2015-10-28 
    CRC Press
    Palaeoecology of Africa

  • Pressure and Temperature Well Testing

    By Izzy M. Kutasov, Lev V. Eppelbaum

    The book comprises two parts: Pressure and Flow Well Testing (Part I) and Temperature Well Testing (Part II), and contains numerous authors’ developments. Due to the similarity in Darcy’s and Fourier’s laws the same differential diffusivity equation describes the transient flow of incompressible…

    Hardback – 2015-10-15
    CRC Press

  • Ehrlich’s Geomicrobiology, Sixth Edition

    Edited by Henry Lutz Ehrlich, Dianne K. Newman, Andreas Kappler

    Advances in geomicrobiology have progressed at an accelerated pace in recent years. Ehrlich’s Geomicrobiology, Sixth Edition surveys various aspects of the field, including the microbial role in elemental cycling and in the formation and degradation of minerals and fossil fuels. Unlike the fifth…

    Hardback – 2015-10-06
    CRC Press

  • Mountain Movers

    Mining, Sustainability and the Agents of Change

    By Daniel M. Franks

    The products of mining are everywhere – if it wasn’t grown, it was mined or drilled. But the mining industry has a chequered past. Pollution, human rights abuses, and corruption have tarnished the reputation of the industry across the globe. Over a decade ago the major mining companies embraced the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-10
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Everything Has a History

    By J. B. S. Haldane

    In this collection, first published in 1951, the central theme is that everything has a history, and that we cannot fully understand anything without some knowledge of its history. Professor Haldane writes mainly on geology, astronomy and zoology, but includes a variety of other topics, including…

    Hardback – 2015-09-01
    Routledge Revivals

  • Hydraulic Fracturing

    By Michael Berry Smith, Carl Montgomery

    Hydraulic Fracturing effectively busts the myths associated with hydraulic fracturing. It explains how to properly engineer and optimize a hydraulically fractured well by selecting the right materials, evaluating the economic benefits of the project, and ensuring the safety and success of the…

    Hardback – 2015-06-09
    CRC Press
    Emerging Trends and Technologies in Petroleum Engineering

  • Karstology

    Karsts, Caves and Springs: Elements of Fundamental and Applied Karstology

    By Eric Gilli

    Karst landscapes are home to 25 percent of the world’s drinking water supplies, and in many countries water supply is highly dependent on karst aquifers. Their unique structures, containing many voids, are a particular problem for building corporations and land developers. This book, written…

    Hardback – 2015-04-22
    CRC Press

  • When is Regional “Beautiful”?

    Implications for Knowledge Flows, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

    Edited by Bjorn Asheim, Olof Ejermo

    This book focuses on the importance of geography and space in explaining knowledge flows, entrepreneurship and innovation. During the last few decades spatial perspectives have enjoyed a growing attention outside the specific discipline of geography both in academic economics and among…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10

  • Natural Mineral Nanotubes

    Properties and Applications

    Edited by Pooria Pasbakhsh, G. Jock Churchman

    The book provides a wide introduction on history, minerology, geology, and the characteristics and application of different natural nanotubes. It is the first comprehensive book to discuss natural nanotubes, particularly halloysite nanotubes. The book will be useful mainly for postgraduate students…

    Hardback – 2015-02-04
    Apple Academic Press

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-01-28
    CRC Press

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