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  • Fault-related Rocksby Arthur W. Snoke; Jan Tullis; Victoria R. Todd

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 115.00 US$ 104.65

    This is a richly illustrated reference book that provides a unique, comprehensive, and up-to-date survey of the rocks and structures of fault and shear zones. These zones are fundamental geologic structures in the Earth's crust. Their rigorous analysis is crucial to understanding the kinematics and dynamics of the continental and oceanic crust, the... more...

  • Fieldworkby Christopher Scholz

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85

    Christopher Scholz, an internationally recognized expert in the geological fields of seismology and tectonics, here offers a captivating memoir of a three-month-long field expedition to northern Botswana. Fieldwork tracks the adventures of a group of American scientists trying to gather critical data in some of the wildest and most inhospitable... more...

  • The Galapagos: A Natural Laboratory for the Earth Sciencesby Karen S. Harpp; Eric Mittelstaedt; Noé d'Ozouville; mi; David W. Graham

    Wiley 2014; US$ 154.95 US$ 134.29

    The Galápagos Islands are renown for their unique flora and fauna, inspiring Charles Darwin in the elaboration of his theory of evolution. Yet in his Voyage of the Beagle , published in 1839, Darwin also remarked on the fascinating geology and volcanic origin of these enchanted Islands. Since then, the Galápagos continue to provide scientists... more...

  • Rock Magnetic Cyclostratigraphyby Kenneth P. Kodama; Linda A. Hinnov

    Wiley 2014; US$ 74.95 US$ 64.96

    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...

  • The Geology of the U.S.S.R.by D. V. Nalivkin; Earl Ingerson

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    The Geology of the U.S.S.R: A Short Outline is a 10-chapter text that considers the topographical features, the main stratigraphical description, tectonics, magmatism, and economic deposits of U.S.S.R. territories. The entire US.S.R territory covers an area of approximately eight and a half million square miles, or about one-sixth of the total land... more...

  • Island Arcsby A. Sugimura; S. Uyeda

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Developments in Geotectonics, 3: Island Arcs: Japan and its Environs focuses on geophysical and geological characteristics of island arcs. The book first reviews the geophysical and geological features of island arcs, including topography, crust and upper mantle structure, seismicity, direction of principal stresses of earthquakes, crustal deformation... more...

  • Evolution and Mineralization of the Arabian-Nubian Shieldby S. A. Tahoun

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 31.95

    Evolution and Mineralization of the Arabian?Nubian Shield, Volume 1 presents the exploration for mineral resources in the Precambrian basement terrain underlying large areas of the Middle East. This book discusses the geological investigations of the tectonic evolution, structure, and metallogenesis of the Arabian?Nubian Shield. Organized into four... more...

  • Evolution and Mineralization of the Arabian-Nubian Shieldby Ahmad M.S. Al-Shanti

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Evolution and Mineralization of the Arabian-Nubian Shield, Volume 2 documents the proceedings of a Symposium on the Arabian-Nubian Shield. This book is divided into five main topics ? structure and evolution; metallogenesis; plutonic rocks; metamorphic rocks; and ophiolites. In these topics, this text specifically discusses the Precambrian tectonics... more...

  • Institute of Applied Geologyby Ahmad M. S. Al-Shanti

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 31.95

    Evolution and Mineralization of the Arabian?Nubian Shield, Volume 3 presents the exploration for mineral resources in the Precambrian basement terrain underlying large areas of the Middle East. This book discusses the geological investigations of the tectonic evolution, structure, and metallogenesis of the Arabian?Nubian Shield. Organized into three... more...