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  • Pneumatic Flow Mixing Method

    Edited by Masaki Kitazume

    The Pneumatic Flow Mixing method, one of admixture stabilization techniques, was developed to stabilize dredged soil and surplus soil for constructing reclaimed land and promoting their beneficial use in 1999, in which soil and cement are mixed by the help of turbulent flow generated in the soil…

    Hardback – 2016-11-10 
    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 – 2016-09-15 
    CRC Press

  • River Sedimentation

    Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on River Sedimentation (Stuttgart, Germany, 19-22 September, 2016)

    Edited by Silke Wieprecht

    Sediment dynamics in fluvial systems is of high ecological, economic and human-health-related significance worldwide. Appropriate management strategies are needed to limit maintenance costs and minimise potential hazards to the aquatic and adjacent environments. Human intervention, ranging from…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    CRC Press

  • Routledge Revivals: John Phillips and the Business of Victorian Science (2005)

    By Jack Morrell

    First published in 2005, this book represents the first full length biography of John Phillips, one of the most remarkable and important scientists of the Victorian period. Adopting a broad chronological approach, this book not only traces the development of Phillips’ career but clarifies and…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Mining in Latin America

    Critical Approaches to the New Extraction

    Edited by Kalowatie Deonandan, Michael L. Dougherty

    The last two decades have witnessed a dramatic expansion and intensification of mineral resource exploitation and development across the global south, especially in Latin America. This shift has brought mining more visibly into global public debates and spurred a great deal of controversy and…

    Hardback – 2016-07-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • 3D Recording, Documentation and Management of Cultural Heritage

    By Efstratios Stylianidis, Fabio Remondino

    Documentation of our cultural heritage is experiencing an explosion of innovation. New tools have appeared in recent decades including laser scanning, rapid prototyping, high dynamic range spherical and infrared imagery, drone photography, augmented and virtual reality and computer rendering in…

    Hardback – 2016-07-15
    Whittles Publishing

  • 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

  • Responsible Mining

    Key Principles for Industry Integrity

    By Sara Bice

    Mining can have negative environmental and social impacts, but can also be responsible. However corporations have little impetus to act responsibly without being held to account by an informed and active public, and by strong institutions and governments which not only create but also enforce…

    Paperback – 2016-06-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources

    Exploitation and Development

    Edited by Usman Ahmed, D. Nathan Meehan

    As the shale revolution continues in North America, unconventional resource markets are emerging on every continent. In the next eight to ten years, more than 100,000 wells and one- to two-million hydraulic fracturing stages could be executed, resulting in close to one trillion dollars in industry…

    Hardback – 2016-06-14
    CRC Press
    Emerging Trends and Technologies in Petroleum Engineering

  • Landslides and Engineered Slopes. Experience, Theory and Practice

    Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Landslides (Napoli, Italy, 12-19 June 2016)

    Edited by Stefano Aversa, Leonardo Cascini, Luciano Picarelli, Claudio Scavia

    Landslides and Engineered Slopes. Experience, Theory and Practice contains the invited lectures and all papers presented at the 12th International Symposium on Landslides, (Naples, Italy, 12-19 June 2016). The book aims to emphasize the relationship between landslides and other natural hazards.…

    Hardback – 2016-06-06
    CRC Press

  • Metal Removal and Recovery from Mining Wastewater and E-waste Leachate

    By Suthee Janyasuthiwong

    Metal contamination in the environment is a persisting global issue. The metal reservoirs in the earth have declined due to society’s needs and due to uncontrolled mining activities. Therefore, the idea to recover metals from waste streams has emerged. In this thesis, cost competitive technologies…

    Paperback – 2016-05-12
    CRC Press
    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

  • Geology for Ground Engineering Projects

    By Chris J. N. Fletcher

    Bridges the Gap between Geology and Ground Engineering High-quality geological models are crucial for ground engineering projects, but many engineers are not always at ease with the geological terminology and analysis presented in these models, nor with their implications and limitations. Project…

    Paperback – 2016-05-02
    CRC Press

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