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The Art and Science of Seismic Interpretation

This book demystifies that art and science of seismic interpretation for those without formal geophysical training. From geologists to managers and investors, The Art and Science of Seismic Interpretation is a guide to what seismic data is, how it is interpreted, and what it can deliver.

Climate Change: The Science of Global Warming and Our Energy Future (2nd)

This second edition of Climate Change is an accessible and comprehensive guide to the science behind global warming. Exquisitely illustrated, the text is geared toward students at a variety of levels. Edmond A. Mathez and Jason E. Smerdon provide a broad, informative introduction to the science that underlies our understanding o...

Timefulness: How Thinking Like a Geologist Can Help Save the World (Hardcover)

Why an awareness of Earth's temporal rhythms is critical to our planetary survivalFew of us have any conception of the enormous timescales in our planet's long history, and this narrow perspective underlies many of the environmental problems we are creating for ourselves. The passage of nine days, which is how long a drop of wat...

Geologia Medica No Brasil: Efeitos Dos Materiais E Fatores Geologicos Na Saude Humana E Meio Ambiente: 2005 Workshop Internacional De Geologia

Este livro tem por objetivos divulgar fundamentos, metodologias e resultados de investigações já realizadasdentro do conceito multidisciplinar da “Geologia Médica”. O conteúdo é composto por artigos relativosàs apresentações de pesquisadores brasileiros por ocasião da realização, do Workshop Internacionalde Geologia Médica em ju...

Ingenieurgeologie (6th Edition)

Der "Abriss der Ingenieurgeologie", wie das Buch bisher hieß, hat sich in vier Auflagen bestens bewährt, sowohl für Studierende als auch im Beruf stehende Geologen und Bauingenieure. Die Neuauflage wurde an vielen Stellen modernisiert und erweitert, v. a. wieder die Kapitel über Gesteins- und Gebirgsbeschreibung sowie über Tunne...

Polar Environments and Global Change

The polar regions are the 'canary in the coal mine' of climate change: they are likely to be hit the hardest and fastest. This comprehensive textbook provides an accessible introduction to the scientific study of polar environments against a backdrop of climate change and the wider global environment. The book assembles diverse ...

Chondrules: Records of Protoplanetary Disk Processes

Chondrules are spherical silicate grains which formed from protoplanetary disk material, and as such provide an important record of the conditions of the Solar System in pre-planetary times. Chondrules are a major constituent in chondritic meteorites, however despite being recognised for over 200 years, their origins remain enig...

Mineral Exploration: Principles and Applications (2nd Edition)

Mineral Exploration: Principles and Applications, Second Edition,presents an interdisciplinary approach on the full scope of mineral exploration. Everything from grass root discovery, objective base sequential exploration, mining, beneficiation, extraction, economic evaluation, policies and acts, rules and regulations, sustainab...

Clays in the Critical Zone

Clays and clay minerals are the most abundant natural reactive solids on the Earth's surface. This comprehensive review considers clay science in the context of the Critical Zone - the Earth's permeable near-surface layer. Providing information on clays and clay minerals related to geological, biological and material sciences in...

Indian Shield: Precambrian Evolution and Phanerozoic Reconstitution

Indian Shield: Precambrian Evolution and Phanerozoic Reconstitutionhighlights unique evolutionary trends covering a period of over 3,500 million years, from the oldest crust to the most recent geological activity of the Indian Subcontinent. The book discusses regional terrain geology in terms of the evolutionary history of the c...