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  • New Frontiers in Integrated Solid Earth Sciencesby S.A.P.L. Cloetingh; Jorg F.W. Negendank

    Springer 2009; US$ 129.00

    Man's intensifying use of the Earth's habitat has led to an urgent need for scientifically advanced 'geo-prediction systems' that accurately locate subsurface resources and forecast the timing and magnitude of earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and land subsidence.As advances in the earth sciences lead to process-oriented ways of modeling... more...

  • Earth Science and Human History 101by John J.W. Rogers; Trileigh (Patricia) L. Tucker

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 50.00

    How much has human history been influenced by the earth and its processes? This volume in the Science 101 series describes how both slow changes and rapid, violent, ones have impacted the development of civilizations throughout history. Slow changes include variations in climate, progressive development of types of tools and sources of energy, and... more...

  • Why Geology Mattersby Doug Macdougall

    University of California Press 2011; US$ 26.95

    Volcanic dust, climate change, tsunamis, earthquakes?geoscience explores phenomena that profoundly affect our lives. But more than that, as Doug Macdougall makes clear, the science also provides important clues to the future of the planet. In an entertaining and accessibly written narrative, Macdougall gives an overview of Earth?s astonishing history... more...

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

    Wiley 2011; US$ 47.50

    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$ 21.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • Reading the Archive of Earth’s Oxygenationby Victor A. Melezhik; Anthony R. Prave; Anthony E. Fallick

    Springer 2012; US$ 229.00

    Earth's present-day environments are the outcome of a 4.5 billion year period of evolution reflecting the interaction of global-scale geological and biological processes punctuated by several extraordinary events and episodes that perturbed the entire Earth system. One of the earliest and arguably greatest of these events was a substantial increase... 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...