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  • Earth Materialsby Kevin Hefferan; John O'Brien

    Wiley 2010; US$ 106.95

    Minerals and rocks form the foundation of geologic studies. This new textbook has been written to address the needs of students at the increasing number of universities that have compressed separate mineralogy and petrology courses into a one- or two-semester Earth materials course. Key features of this book include: equal coverage of mineralogy,... more...

  • The Field Description of Igneous Rocksby Dougal Jerram; Nick Petford

    Wiley 2011; US$ 48.99

    The Second Edition of this unique pocket field guide has been thoroughly revised and updated to include advances in physical volcanology, emplacement of magmas and interpreting structures and textures in igneous rocks. The book integrates new field based techniques (AMS and geophysical studies of pluton shape) with new topics on magma mixing and... more...

  • Geology For Dummiesby Alecia M. Spooner

    Wiley 2011; US$ 22.99 US$ 18.39

    Get a rock-solid grasp on geology Geology is the study of the earth's history as well as the physical and chemical processes that continue to shape the earth today. Jobs in the geosciences are expected to increase over the next decade, which will increase geology-related jobs well above average projection for all occupations in the coming years.... more...

  • Climate Change and Global Sustainabilityby Akimassa Sumi; Nobuo Mimura; Toshihiko Masui

    United Nations University Press 2011; Not Available

    Climate change owing to global warming is a paramount concern for society in the twenty-first century, and it is not an issue that can be solved by individual academic or scientific disciplines working in isolation. Because climate change involves a wide range of interlinked problems, solutions must be pursued in an interdisciplinary manner. This book... more...

  • Regional Geology and Tectonics: Principles of Geologic Analysisby David G. Roberts; A.W. Bally

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 169.95

    Expert petroleum geologists David Roberts and Albert Bally bring you Regional Geology and Tectonics: Principles of Geologic Analysis , volume one in a three-volume series covering Phanerozoic regional geology and tectonics. It has been written to provide you with a detailed overview of geologic rift systems, passive margins, and cratonic basins,... more...

  • Salt Marshesby Judith S Weis; Carol A Butler

    Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 23.95

    Tall green grass. Subtle melodies of songbirds. Sharp whines of muskrats. Rustles of water running through the grasses. And at low tide, a pungent reminder of the treasures hidden beneath the surface.All are vital signs of the great salt marshes' natural resources. Now championed as critical habitats for plants, animals, and people because of... more...

  • The GEOLOGY OF BRITAINby Peter Toghill

    Crowood 2011; US$ 21.86

    This book is a geological history of Britain from over 2,000 million years ago to the present day and describes the enormous variety of rocks, minerals and fossils that form this fascinating island. An introductory chapter covers the fundamental principles of geology. Further chapters describe the rocks, minerals and fossils of the recognised periods... more...

  • Supercontinentby Ted Nield

    Granta Publications 2012; US$ 11.99

    The shifting continents of the Earth are heading for inevitable collision: 250 million years from now, all the land masses on this planet will come together in a single, gigantic supercontinent which no human is ever likely to see. That future supercontinent will not be the first to form on Earth, nor will it be the last. Each cycle lasts half a billion... more...

  • The Holoceneby Neil Roberts

    Wiley 2013; US$ 137.95

    The Holocene provides students, researchers and lay-readers with the remarkable story of how the natural world has been transformed since the end of the last Ice Age around 15,000 years ago.  This period has witnessed a shift from environmental changes determined by natural forces to those dominated by human actions, including those of climate... more...

  • Seismic Reflections of Rock Propertiesby Jack Dvorkin; Mario A. Gutierrez; Dario Grana

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 68.00

    An accessible guide to using the rock physics-based forward modeling approach for seismic subsurface mapping, for researchers and petroleum geologists. more...