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Sediment-hosted Gas Hydrates
Sediment-hosted Gas Hydrates
by D. (edt) Long
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Gas hydrates are both a major new energy source and a major driver of global climate change. The papers in this book describe the latest advances in the understanding of sediment-hosted hydrates, and include studies of real and artificial sediments... (read more)

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Structure and Fate of Subducting Slabs
Structure and Fate of Subducting Slabs
by Thorne Lay
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What Structure and Fate of Subducting Slabs does well is provide the most comprehensive summary available of the seismological literature on the structure of suducting slabs...This is a landmark work and the best review of its kind available. All... (read more)

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Geologic History of the Feather River Country, California
Geologic History of the Feather River Country, California
by Cordell Durrell
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How did the Sierra Nevada and adjacent lands come to be the size and shape they are today? This book covers 400 million years of physical evolution in a language understandable to nonscientists, tracing the volcanic activity, the folding and building of... (read more)

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Rock Stress and Its Measurement
Rock Stress and Its Measurement
by B. Amadei
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Unlike man made materials such as concrete, steel, etc, natural materials such as rocks and soils are subject to natural (virgin) stresses called in-situ stresses. Knowledge of the in-situ stress field is very important in many problems dealing with... (read more)

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Vulkane Der Eifel: Aufbau, Entstehung Und Heutige Bedeutung
Vulkane Der Eifel: Aufbau, Entstehung Und Heutige Bedeutung
by Hans-ulrich Schmincke
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Der jüngste Vulkan Deutschlands, das Ulmener Maar, ist gerade mal 11000 Jahren alt. Auch der Laacher-See-Vulkan, bei dessen gewaltiger Eruption Glutlawinen den Rhein zu einem riesigen See aufstauten, brach erst vor 12 900 Jahren aus – geologisch... (read more)

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Atlas of Shear Zone Structures in Meso-Scale (Springer Geology)
Atlas of Shear Zone Structures in Meso-Scale (Springer Geology)
by Soumyajit Mukherjee
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Study of structures associated with shear zones is a crucial aspect to understand the deformation mechanism associated with such zones. Shear zones have been emphasized since it will lead to many latest applied studies such as radioactive waste disposal,... (read more)

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How to Build a Habitable Planet: The Story of Earth from the Big Bang to Humankind (Revised and Expanded Edition)
How to Build a Habitable Planet: The Story of Earth from the Big Bang to Humankind (Revised and Expanded Edition)
by Charles H Langmuir
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"In this comprehensive and engaging tour of environmental science, world-leading authorities Charles Langmuir and Wally Broecker provide the residents of the only habitable planet we know with the essential knowledge of how we got here and where we might... (read more)

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The Dating Game: One Man's Search for the Age of the Earth (Canto Classics)
The Dating Game: One Man's Search for the Age of the Earth (Canto Classics)
by Cherry Lewis
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In this book, Cherry Lewis skilfully blends the history of gauging the age of the earth with a biography of Arthur Holmes, a British geologist who was a pioneer of geochronology. When it was deeply unfashionable to do so in the early twentieth century... (read more)

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Petrology and Structural Geology #9: Emplacement Mechanisms of Nappes and Thrust Sheets
Petrology and Structural Geology #9: Emplacement Mechanisms of Nappes and Thrust Sheets
by Olivier Merle
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This book, filling an editorial gap, provides a comprehensive treatment of the emplacement mechanisms of nappes and thrust sheets. In the first chapter the basic concepts of thrusting are explained and a short overview of thrust geometry is presented. In... (read more)

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Sediments and Toxic Substances: Environmental Effects and Ecotoxicity (Environmental Science and Engineering / Environmental Scienc)
Sediments and Toxic Substances: Environmental Effects and Ecotoxicity (Environmental Science and Engineering / Environmental Scienc)
by Wolfgang Calmano
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This book is the result of a research project on environmental behaviour of sediments. It represents one of the most comprehensive programs in the field of chemical and biological interactions of toxicants in sediments. It also provides valuable insights... (read more)

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Implications of Pyrite Oxidation for Engineering Works
Implications of Pyrite Oxidation for Engineering Works
by A. Brian Hawkins
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The book highlights and analyses the distress to buildings caused by sulphate-induced heave, with particular reference to the recent problems in the Dublin area of Ireland. It describes the formation of pyrite, the processes involved in its oxidation and... (read more)

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Earthquakes (2ND 10 Edition)
Earthquakes (2ND 10 Edition)
by David S. Brumbaugh
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This reader-friendly, carefully illustrated text introduces the scientific, historical, and personal safety aspects of earthquakes. It is significantly broader in perspective than other texts on the subject, providing the basic scientific facts about... (read more)

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Sustainable Development (06 Edition)
Sustainable Development (06 Edition)
by Susan Baker
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The promotion of sustainable development opens up the debates surrounding our relationship with the natural world, what constitutes social progress, and the character of development in the present and into the future. Answering the need for an... (read more)

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Physics of the Earth
Physics of the Earth
by Frank Stacey
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A classic graduate textbook providing students with the necessary grounding to embark on geophysics research.... (read more)

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Soil Geomorphology
Soil Geomorphology
by Raymond B. Daniels
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In sections on stratigraphy, geomorphology, and hydrology, outlines the three major geological processes that shape the landscape, and suggests how to see the basic similarities through the welter of variation that the planet's surface presents. The... (read more)

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A History of Geology
A History of Geology
by Gabriel Gohau
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"By far the best short introduction to the history of geology in printÐÐor out of it, for that matter.  There is simply no other one-volume introduction to the whole sweep of the history of geology that one can safely recommend to... (read more)

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Essential Maths for Geoscientists: An Introduction
Essential Maths for Geoscientists: An Introduction
by Paul I. Palmer.
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Maths for Geoscientists is an accessible, student-friendly introduction to the essential mathematics required by those students taking degree courses within the Geosciences. Clearly structured throughout, this book carefully guides the student step by... (read more)

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Dynamics of Comets and Asteroids and Their Role in Earth History
Dynamics of Comets and Asteroids and Their Role in Earth History
by Shin Yabushita
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This volume of proceedings contains research and review papers concerning the dynamics of asteroids and comets and especially their interactions with the Earth as signified by geological and historical records. Remembering what may have happened to the... (read more)

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Cataclysms on the Columbia: The Great Missoula Floods
Cataclysms on the Columbia: The Great Missoula Floods
by John Eliot Allen
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The OpenBook Series highlights Ooligan Press's commitment to transparency on our road toward sustainable publishing. We believe that disclosing the impacts of the choices we make will not only help us avoid unintentional greenwashing, but also serve to... (read more)

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Inorganic Geochemistry
Inorganic Geochemistry
by Dominic Emery
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For petroleum geologists and advanced students, explains the geological processes that have affected a reservoir rock and the oil trapped in it, the characterization of fluids in sedimentary basins, their interaction with each other and with rocks... (read more)

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