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  • Ancient Underground Opening and Preservation

    Proceedings of the International Symposium on Scientific Problems and Long-term Preservation of Large-scale Ancient Underground Engineering (23-26 October 2015, Longyou, Zhejiang, China)

    Edited by Zhifa Yang, Chikaosa Tanimoto

    Hardback – 2015-10-12 
    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 – 2015-09-29 
    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 – 2015-09-28 
    Routledge
    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 – 2015-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2015-09-20 
    CRC Press
    Palaeoecology of Africa

  • 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 – 2015-07-30
    Whittles Publishing

  • Hydraulic Fracturing

    By Michael Berry Smith, Carl T. 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 – 2015-06-08
    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 – 2015-04-21
    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 – 2015-04-09
    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…

    Hardback – 2015-01-27
    CRC Press

  • The Impact of Soil Erosion in the Upper Blue Nile on Downstream Reservoir Sedimentation

    By Yasir Salih Ahmed Ali

    Population growth in the Blue Nile Basin has led to fast land-use changes from forest to agricultural land, which resulted in speeding up the soil erosion processes producing highly negative impacts on the local soil fertility and agricultural productivity. The eroded sediment is transported…

    Paperback – 2014-12-08
    CRC Press
    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

  • Environmental Issues in the Mediterranean

    Processes and Perspectives from the Past and Present

    By John B. Thornes, John Wainwright

    The Mediterranean has been subject to changing human settlement and land use patterns for millennia, and has a history of human exploitation in an inherently unstable landscape. Environmental Issues in the Mediterranean reviews both physical and social aspects of this region, in relation to its…

    Paperback – 2014-12-01
    Routledge

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