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- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 19.95
Since its inception modern geology has been faced with an important group of problems: explaining parallel formations that are separated by great distances of sea; accounting for isolated life forms in widely separated areas (such as lemurs in Madagascar and India); explaining pre-pleistocene glaciations, and similar problems. The usual explanation... more...
- Gerald Duckworth & Co 2011; US$ 8.74
Paleoclimatologist Curt Stager vividly describes how the decisions we make about the environment in the 21st century will affect the next 100,000 years of life on this planet, and how today?s environmental debate is missing the long-term evidence. By considering the Earth?s history over millions of years, this book changes our understanding: Most... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 19.95
An expert treatise on the origin and evolution of dunes, this classic work was used by NASA in studying sand dunes on Mars and is appropriate for undergraduate and graduate students. The first book to deal exclusively with the behavior of blown sand and related land forms, its accessible style makes it an enduring reference more than half a century... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 149.00
This important volume reviews the status of investigations aimed at deciphering the geologic, biogeographic, and archaeological records for the Quaternary Era?the last million years of geologic time-for the area of continental United States. Over eighty Quaternary scientists have contributed to the fifty-five chapters divided into four main parts.... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 23.99
This graduate-level text surveys the problems of earth and environmental sciences by means of theoretical models that have as an essential basis a purely random element. In addition to introducing students to spatiotemporal modeling as a fundamental methodology in the earth sciences, this volume illustrates the role of spatiotemporal modeling in... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 74.95
Rock magnetic cyclostratigraphy merges environmental magnetism, in which rock magnetic measurements are used to detect past environmental change, and cyclostratigraphy, in which cyclic variations of lithology or a sedimentary rock’s physical properties are related to astronomically-forced paleoclimate change. In addition to providing paleoclimate... more...
- Dover Publications 2014; US$ 24.95
Invaluable for engineers and scientists whose projects require a knowledge of the theory. Part I reviews basic fluid mechanics. Part II introduces concepts, theories, and equations specific to rotating fluids, and Part III presents numerous practical applications of the theory, in fields ranging from centrifuges to aerodynamics. "Highly recommended."... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00
Presenting current approaches in observational and computational seismology, this book introduces advanced methods and techniques by means of case studies in earthquake research. Among others these include solving inverse seismologic problems, tomography for structure imaging, characterizing fault damage and healing, seismicity analysis... more...
- Springer Basel 2011; US$ 89.99
on constant tectonic loading are as good as or better Other geophysical measurements may also bere- than time?varying earthquake likelihood models ted to earthquake occurrence, and such relationships determinedfrom the evolving stress ?eld. are examinedin some of the papers herein. ITABA et al. One approach to understanding earthquakes isto compare... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2009; US$ 11.99
Did the Earth once undergo a super ice age, one that froze the entire planet? A global adventure story and a fascinating account of scientist Paul Hoffman's quest to prove his maverick 'Snowball Earth' theory, this is science writing at its most gripping. In SNOWBALL EARTH, Gabrielle Walker takes us on a thrilling natural history expedition in... more...