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  • Evolution of Fossil Ecosystems, Second Editionby Paul Selden; John Nudds

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 54.95

    Evolution of Fossil Ecosystems describes all of the main Fossil Lagerstätten (sites of exceptional fossil preservation) from around the world in a chronological order. It covers the history of research, stratigraphy and taphonomy, main faunal and floral elements, and the palaeoecology of each site and gives a comparison with coeval sites around... more...

  • Global View of Engineering Geology and the Environmentby Wu Faquan; Shengwen Qi

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 324.00

    Global View of Engineering Geology and the Environment contains selected papers from the International Symposium and 9th Asian Regional Conference of the International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment (IAEG, Beijing, China, 24-25 September 2013). The book focusses on six topics: - Crustal stability and dynamical geo-hazards;... more...

  • Fossil Ecosystems of North Americaby Paul Selden; John Nudds

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 43.95

    Most major recent advances in understanding the history of life on Earth have been through the study of exceptionally well preserved biotas (Fossil-Lagerstätten). These are windows on the history of life on Earth and can provide a fairly complete picture of the evolution of ecosystems through time. This book follows the success of Evolution of Fossil... more...

  • Structural Analysis and Synthesisby Stephen M. Rowland; Ernest M. Duebendorfer; Ilsa M. Schiefelbein

    Wiley 2013; US$ 90.95 US$ 78.82

    This widely used, highly readable introduction to structural analysis is specifically designed to support the laboratory work of undergraduates in structural geology courses. The new third edition includes: New and amended exercises and redrafted figures to improve clarity A single fold-out map of the Bree Creek Quadrangle ? a mythical... more...

  • Meteoritesby Ronnie McKenzie

    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...

  • Multiple-point Geostatisticsby Gregoire Mariethoz; Jef Caers

    Wiley 2014; US$ 133.95 US$ 116.09

    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...

  • Structural Geologyby Bruce E. Hobbs; Alison Ord

    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...

  • Subduction Dynamics: From Mantle Flow to Mega Disastersby Gabriele Morra; David A. Yuen; Scott D. King; Sang Mook Lee; Seth Stein

    Wiley 2015; US$ 149.95 US$ 129.96

    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 tsunamis.... more...

  • Origin of Carbonate Sedimentary Rocksby Noel P. James; Brian Jones

    Wiley 2015; US$ 59.95 US$ 51.96

    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...

  • Hoe op Aarde?by Terence McCarthy

    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...