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  • Multiple-point Geostatisticsby Gregoire Mariethoz; Jef Caers

    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...

  • Wildfire Hazards, Risks, and Disastersby Douglas Paton; John F. Shroder

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 129.95

    More than 90% of wildfires are caused by human activity, but other causes include lighting, drought, wind and changing weather conditions, underground coal fires, and even volcanic activity. Wildfire Hazards, Risks, and Disasters, one of nine volumes in the Elsevier Hazards and Disasters series, provides a close and detailed examination of wildfires... more...

  • Large Igneous Provincesby Richard E. Ernst

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 104.00

    Explores all aspects of LIPs as key processes in shaping our planet, for researchers, graduate students and mining industry professionals. more...

  • Landslide Hazards, Risks, and Disastersby Tim Davies; John F. Shroder

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 130.00

    Landslides are the most costly geo-hazard in the world, and they?re often the cause or the result of other hazards and disasters such as tsunamis, earthquakes, wildfires, and volcanic eruptions. Landslide Hazards, Risks, and Disasters makes a close and detailed examination of major mass movements and provides measures for more thorough and accurate... 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...

  • Impact Tectonicsby Christian Koeberl; Herbert Henkel

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 359.00

    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...

  • Pyrometamorphismby Rodney Grapes

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 129.00

    Pyrometamorphism occurs at very high temperatures (800 - > 1000 [degrees]C) and low pressures (< 2 kb) and results in the formation of "burnt" and fused rocks termed buchites, paralavas, clinkers and fulgarites. It is typically associated with shallow basaltic intrusions, combustion of carbonaceous matter, and lightning strikes. 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...

  • Minnesota’s Geologyby Richard W. Ojakangas; Charles L. Matsch

    University of Minnesota Press 1982; US$ 90.00

    Minnesota?s Geology provides a history of the past 3.5 billion years in the area?s development. In accessible language, Minnesota-based geologists Richard W. Ojakangas and Charles L. Matsch tell the story of the state?s past and offer a guide for those who want to read geological history firsthand from the rocks and landscapes of today. "Minnesota?s... more...