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  • Volcanic Landforms and Surface Featuresby Jack Green; Nicholas Martin Short

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 83.82

    THIS BOOK, conceived by N. M. S. , is patterned this atlas, namely to assemble into a single source after The Atlas and Glossary of Primary Sedi­ book a photographic record of nearly all volcanic mentary Structures by F. J. Pettijohn and P. E. Potter surface features described during the development (Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. ). We introduce of... more...

  • Strain Faciesby E. Hansen

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 83.82

    This series of monographs represents continuation on an inter­ nationai basis of the previous series MINERALOGIE UND PETRO­ GRAPHIE IN EINZELDARSTELLUNGEN, published by Sprin­ ger-Verlag. The voluminous results arising from recent progress in pure and applied research increase the need for authoritative reviews but the standard scientific journals... more...

  • Experimental and Natural Rock Deformation / Experimentelle und natürliche Gesteinsverformungby P. Paulitsch

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 97.97

    Ten years have passed since the last symposium on "Rock Deformation" was held in Los Angeles. The intervening period has seen striking advances in X-ray and experimental structural petrology. The Symposium of the Working Group on X-Ray and Experimental Structural Petrology, held at the invitation of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft on 17 and 18... more...

  • Handbook of World Salt Resourcesby Stanley J. Lefond

    Springer US 2012; US$ 97.97

    Sixty years ago the Louisiana Geological Survey published "Rock Salt. Its Origin. Geological Occurrences and Economic Importance in the' State of Louisiana, Together with Brief Notes and References to All Known Salt Deposits and Industries of the World" (Bull., 7, 1908, 259 pp.) by G. D. Harris, assisted by G. D. Maury and L. Reineke. The volume which... more...

  • Carbonate Facies in Geologic Historyby J.L. Wilson

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 76.20

    Since 1950 geologists have learned more about the origin and lithification of carbonate sediments than in all the previous years of the history of science. This is true in all the diverse fields of carbonate geology: the study of Recent environments, marine zoology and botany, organic geochemistry, trace element and isotope geochemistry, mineralogy,... more...

  • Potassium Argon Datingby O. A. Schaeffer; J. Zähringer

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 83.82

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  • Principles of Geodynamicsby Adrian E. Scheidegger

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 76.20

    Geodynamics is an old science. Most of the basic theories have been conceived in principle during the 19th century and not many fundamen­ tal ideas have been added since. Some progress has been made in the following-up of these concepts and, in some instances, in the deter­ mination of some important facts about the Earth. Nevertheless, geo­ dynamics... more...

  • Die Wüsten der Erde und ihre Erforschungby Alfons Gabriel

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 39.34

    Seit dem Erscheinen von J . WALTHERS bereits klassischem Werk uber "Das Gesetz der Wustenbildung" im Jahre 1900 ist eine Flut von Arbeiten uber die Wusten teils in Aufsatzen in Fachzeit­ schriften, teils in Lehrbuchern veroffentlicht worden. Wir besitzen auch ausgezeichnete Monographien einzelner Wusten, wie die von E. F. GAUTIER der Sahara, von H.... more...

  • Big Coalby Jeff Goodell

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2007; US$ 13.05

    Long dismissed as a relic of a bygone era, coal is back -- with a vengeance. Coal is one of the nation's biggest and most influential industries -- Big Coal provides more than half the electricity consumed by Americans today -- and its dominance is growing, driven by rising oil prices and calls for energy independence. Is coal the solution to America's... 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...