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  • Calcretesby V. P. Wright; M. E. Tucker

    Wiley 2009; US$ 75.00

    Calcretes are an important component of many ancient fluvial, lacustrine and shallow-marine carbonate sequences, and they are widely developed in many parts of the world at the present time. Calcretes are useful to the earth scientist involved in reconstructing ancient environments, palaeoclimates and palaeographics, and they may also reveal details... more...

  • Sedimentology and Sedimentary Basinsby Mike R. Leeder

    Wiley 2009; US$ 119.95

    Sedimentology is a core discipline of earth and environmental sciences. It enquires the origins, transport and deposition of mineral sediment on the Earth's surface. The subject is a link between positive effects arising from the building of relief by tectonics and the negative action of denudation in drainage catchments and tectonic subsidence in... more...

  • Sedimentary Petrologyby M. E. Tucker

    Wiley 2009; US$ 109.00

    The earlier editions of this book have been used by successive generations of students for more than 20 years, and it is the standard text on the subject in most British universities and many others throughout the world. The study of sediments and sedimentary rocks continues to be a core topic in the Earth Sciences and this book aims to provide a... more...

  • Fluvial Sedimentology VIIby Susan Marriott; Michael Blum; Suzanne Leclair

    Wiley 2009; US$ 189.95

    IAS Special Publication 35, Fluvial Sedimentology VII, comprises of a series of peer-reviewed papers that were initially presented at the 7th International Conference on Fluvial Sedimentology, held in Lincoln, Nebraska on August 6-10, 2001. The 29 papers in this volume reflect the topical and geographic diversity of exciting research conducted by... more...

  • Sandstone Diagenesisby Stuart Burley; Richard Worden

    Wiley 2009; US$ 194.95

    Diagenesis affects all sediments after their deposition and includes a fundamental suite of physical, chemical and biological processes that control the texture, mineralogy and fluid-flow properties of sedimentary rocks. Understanding the processes and products of diagenesis is thus a critical component in the analysis of the evolution of sedimentary... more...

  • Sedimentologyby James L. Best; C. R. Fielding; Ian Jarvis; Peter Mozley

    Wiley 2009; US$ 82.95

    Sedimentology has seen many significant advances and changes over the past 40 years, ranging from facies modelling to sequence stratigraphy; chemostratigraphy to basin analysis; and the integration of studies of physical, chemical and, increasingly, biological processes in the interpretation and prediction of sedimentary environments and products.... more...

  • Community-based Natural Resource Managementby Ajit Menon; Praveen Singh; Esha Shah; Sharachchandra Lele; Suhas Paranjape

    SAGE India 2007; US$ 34.95

    Non-governmental organisations today, as part of civil society, have come to play a prominent role in South Asia in the context of community-based natural resource management (CBNRM). This book examines the theory and practice of NGO-driven CBNRM within the framework of emerging critiques of dominant discourses of development, the micro-politics of... more...

  • Low-Grade Metamorphismby M. Frey; Douglas Robinson

    Wiley 2009; US$ 185.95

    Low-Grade Metamorphism explores processes and transformations in rocks during the early stages of metamorphic recrystallization. There has been little analysis and documentation of this widespread phenomenon, especially of the substantial and exciting advances that have taken place in the subject over the last decade. This book rectifies that shortfall,... more...

  • Ore Geology and Industrial Mineralsby Anthony M. Evans

    Wiley 2009; US$ 133.95

    Much new data and many new ideas have emerged in the area of ore geology and industrial minerals since publication of the second edition of this text in 1987. The overriding philosophy behind this new edition is the inclusion and integration of this new material within the established framework of the text. The third edition is re-presented in the... more...

  • Carbonate Sedimentologyby Maurice E. Tucker; V. Paul Wright

    Wiley 2009; US$ 160.00

    Carbonate rocks (limestones and dolomites) constitute a major part of the geological column and contain not only 60% of the world's known hydrocarbons but also host extensive mineral deposits. This book represents the first major review of carbonate sedimentology since the mid 1970's. It is aimed at the advanced undergraduate - postgraduate level and... more...