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- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 69.95
Understanding Geology through Maps guides young professional geologists and students alike in understanding and interpreting the world?s dynamic and varying geological landscapes through the liberal use of visual aids including figures, maps, and diagrams. This highly visual reference introduces the skills of interpreting a geological map and... more...
- Penguin Random House South Africa 2014; US$ 11.00
Meteorites are the remnants of meteors from outer space that have survived the corridor of fire through Earth's atmosphere and landed on our planet. This jam-packed book by enthusiast and collector Ronnie McKenzie introduces the topic in straightforward language and is richly illustrated with some 200 photographs and diagrams. more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 132.50
This book provides a comprehensive introduction to multiple-point geostatistics, where spatial continuity is described using training images. Multiple-point geostatistics aims at bridging the gap between physical modelling/realism and spatio-temporal stochastic modelling. The book provides an overview of this new field in three parts. Part I presents... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 510.00
Extensive field studies on the African and North American plates during this past decade have yielded a wealth of new data and ideas about rift basins and the origin of passive margins. New surface and subsurface basins have been identified; fossils abound in strata that only recently were considered barren; oil exploration is being actively pursued... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 129.95
Structural Geology is a groundbreaking reference that introduces you to the concepts of nonlinear solid mechanics and non-equilibrium thermodynamics in metamorphic geology, offering a fresh perspective on rock structure and its potential for new interpretations of geological evolution. This book stands alone in unifying deformation and metamorphism... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 59.95
This textbook provides an overview of the origin and preservation of carbonate sedimentary rocks. The focus is on limestones and dolostones and the sediments from which they are derived. The approach is general and universal and draws heavily on fundamental discoveries, arresting interpretations, and keystone syntheses that have been developed over... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 149.95
Subduction dynamics has been actively studied through seismology, mineral physics, and laboratory and numerical experiments. Understanding the dynamics of the subducting slab is critical to a better understanding of the primary societally relevant natural hazards emerging from our planetary interior, the megathrust earthquakes and consequent... more...
- Penguin Random House South Africa 2014; US$ 17.00
"Hierdie boek bied verklarings vir van ons raaiselagtigste natuurverskynsels: Hoekom pas die kuslyne van Afrika en Suid-Amerika in mekaar? Was seevlak konstant, of het dit oor tyd verander? Is klimaatsverandering ?n nuwe verskynsel? Was ?n dag nog altyd 24 uur lank? Hoe ontstaan ?n tsunami? en nog vele ander. " more...
- SBPRA 2014; US$ 2.99
This book speaks of the book written in stone beneath our feet as it was read by geologists. It explains why there is a great puzzle about the meaning of the book of stone. It also explains why there is a great puzzle about parts of the book of books ? the Bible. It brings together the threads of science and leaves the reader poised ready to embark... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 7.99
The 1960s revealed a new and revolutionary idea in geological thought: that the continents drift with respect to one another. After having been dismissed for decades as absurd, the concept gradually became part of geology's basic principles. We now know that the Earth's crust and upper mantle consist of a small number of rigid plates that move,... more...