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  • Geology of the Alpsby O. Adrian Pfiffner

    Wiley 2014; US$ 140.50

    The Alps, with their outstanding outcrop conditions, represent a superb natural laboratory for many geological processes, and have played a crucial role in the history of geology. This book gives an up-to-date and holistic overview of the key aspects of Alpine geology. After a brief presentation of the plate tectonic framework, the rock suites are... more...

  • Geodynamicsby Donald L. Turcotte; Gerald Schubert

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 76.00

    A fully updated third edition of this classic textbook, containing two new chapters on numerical modelling supported by online MATLAB codes. more...

  • Visible Bonesby Jack Nisbet

    Sasquatch Books 2014; US$ 16.95

    How can you know a place? Historian and naturalist Jack Nisbet—author of Sources of the River: Tracking David Thompson Across Western North America—looks to the relics of a region to connect the present moment to the distant past. In the vast Western territory defined by the Columbia River, Nisbet tracks the stories and meaning of relics... more...

  • The Finite-Difference Modelling of Earthquake Motionsby Peter Moczo; Jozef Kristek; Martin Gális

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 92.00

    A systematic tutorial introduction to the finite-difference (FD) numerical modelling technique for professionals, academic researchers, and graduate students in seismology. more...

  • Tensile Fracturing in Rocksby Dov Bahat; Avinoam Rabinovitch; Vladimir Frid

    Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2005; US$ 329.00

    Understanding tensile fracture in rocks provides an important key for the interpretation of many problems in structural geology. This book presents a multidisciplinary approach to tensile fracture in rocks (faulting is briefly addressed), starting with an introduction to fracture physics and progressing through tectonofractographic features, characterized... more...

  • Thrustbeltsby Michal Nemcok; Steven Schamel; Rod Gayer

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 99.00

    Comprehensive summary of research and new techniques for academic researchers, petroleum workers and graduate students. more...

  • Applied Clay Mineralogyby Haydn H. Murray

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 185.00

    This book on Applied Clay Mineralogy is comprehensive. It covers the structure, composition, and physical and chemical properties of kaolinite, halloysite, ball clays; bentonites including sodium montmorillonite, calcium montmorillonite, and hectorite; and palygorskite and sepiolite. There is also a short chapter on common clays which are used for... more...

  • Geochemical Investigations in Earth and Space Sciencesby R.J. Hill; J. Leventhal; Z. Aizenshtat; M.J. Baedecker; G. Claypool; R. Eganhouse; M. Goldhaber; K. Peters

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 155.00

    This volume is the product of a technical session organized for the 2002 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting in recognition of Isaac Kaplan's many contributions to various fields of geochemistry. As Kaplan enters his sixth decade of scientific investigation, it is fair to say that his work has touched or influenced innumerable scientists either... more...

  • Impact Tectonicsby Christian Koeberl; Herbert Henkel

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 329.00

    This volume is the 8th in a series of impact books resulting from the activities of the scientific program "Response of the Earth System to Impact Processes" (IMPACT), by the European Science Foundation. The book resulted from an international meeting at Mora, Sweden, which was held as part of the IMPACT program. The papers cover various... more...

  • Travertineby Allan Pentecost

    Springer 2005; US$ 135.00

    This is the first book entirely devoted to travertine, a material in use for over 4000 years. The single-author work is a valuable reference source for travertine, covering all aspects of travertine origins, formation, composition, flora and fauna, occurrence and utilisation, as well as covering allied continental carbonates such as lake marls, calcretes... more...