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- Elsevier Science 1987; US$ 72.95
Lifeline earthquake engineering is the application of all relevant knowledge and skill to provide economically feasible engineering safeguards for critical systems such as energy, transportation, water, power, communications, etc. Natural gas and oil pipelines, water and sewage lines, oil and gas storage facilities, tunnels, power, voice and data... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 29.99
Der j√ľngste 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 gesprochen also vor wenigen Sekunden. Ist der Eifelvulkanismus erloschen wie lange behauptet wurde? Schmincke... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 129.95
Currently there are major challenges in data mining applications in the geosciences. This is due primarily to the fact that there is a wealth of available mining data amid an absence of the knowledge and expertise necessary to analyze and accurately interpret the same data.†Most geoscientists have no practical knowledge or experience using data mining... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 109.95
Introduction to Mineralogy and Petrology presents the essentials of both disciplines through an approach accessible to industry professionals, academic researchers, and students. Mineralogy and petrology stand as the backbone of the geosciences. Detailed knowledge of minerals and rocks and the process of formation and association are essential... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95
Why do volcanoes erupt, and in so many different ways? What happens when a volcano erupts in the sea? How can eruptions be predicted? These are a few of the questions addressed in this wide-ranging introduction to volcanoes. Assuming little background knowledge, and providing a comprehensive glossary explaining technical terms, this title deals with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 81.95
Covering theory and practice, this wide-ranging introductory textbook covers the main optical properties of rock-forming minerals that can be recognized under the polarizing microscope. The authors elucidate the basic elements of microscopy, the theory of light transmission through translucent minerals, and the properties of light reflected from opaque... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 100.00
The Origins of Mountains approaches mountains from facts about mountain landscapes rather than theory. The book illustrates that almost everywhere, mountains arose by vertical uplift of a former plain, and by a mixture of cracking and warping by earth movements, and erosion by rivers and glaciers, the present mountainous landscapes were created.... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2002; US$ 19.00
The untold story of the religious figures, philosophers, astronomers, geologists, physicists, and mathematicians who, for more than four hundred years, have pursued the answer to a fundamental question at the intersection of science and religion: When did the universe begin? The moment of the universe's conception is one of science's Holy Grails,... more...