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  • The Geology and Tectonic Settings of China's Mineral Depositsby Franco Pirajno

    Springer 2012; US$ 179.00

    Extensive descriptions of a wide range of key or world-class mineral deposits of China are presented in the context of the country’s general geology, tectonic units and mineral systems and their geodynamic evolution within the tectonic framework of the Asian continent. This comprehensive overview, incorporating the latest geological concepts,... more...

  • Landscape Evolution in the United Statesby Joseph A. DiPietro

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 119.95

    Landscape Evolution in the United States is an accessible text that balances interdisciplinary theory and application within the physical geography, geology, geomorphology, and climatology of the United States. Landscape evolution refers to the changing terrain of any given area of the Earth's crust over time. Common causes of evolution (or geomorphology?land... more...

  • Regional Geology and Tectonicsby David G. Roberts; A.W. Bally

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 399.95

    Volume 1A: Principles of Geologic Analysis A "how-to" primer describes the basic concepts petroleum geologists and students need to understand hydrocarbon exploration in a broad range of geological settings globally. Volume 1B: Phanerozoic Rift Systems and Sedimentary Basins Incorporates industry data to present regional seismic lines and cross... more...

  • Geological Structures and Mapsby Richard J Lisle

    Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 39.95

    Care is taken to define terms rigorously and in a way that is in keeping with current professional usage. Photographs of structures in the field are included to emphasize the similarities between structures at outcrop scale and on the scale of a map. This book is designed to be read without tutorial help alongside fieldwork. Worked examples are given... more...

  • Ein Planet voller Überraschungen / Our Surprising Planetby Reinhard F. J. Hüttl

    Springer 2011; US$ 49.99

    Die Erde ist ein außergewöhnlicher Planet. Und seine Geheimnisse sind noch keineswegs entschlüsselt. Lernen Sie das System Erde mit diesem Buch besser kennen und erfahren Sie, wie Geowissenschaftler heute die Strukturen, Prozesse und Wechselwirkungen unseres Heimatplaneten erforschen und zu welch überraschenden Entdeckungen sie... more...

  • Reservoir Induced Earthquakesby H.K. Gupta

    Elsevier Science 1992; US$ 72.95

    Since the publication of the first Dams and Earthquakes in 1976, the phenomenon of reservoir induced seismicity (RIS) is more widely understood. There are now over 70 known cases of reservoir-induced earthquakes. These damaging earthquakes have occurred in China, Kariba, Zambia, Greece, Kremasta, Koyna, India, California and elsewhere. The December... more...

  • The Mapping of Geological Structuresby K. R. McClay

    Wiley 2013; US$ 144.95

    Acknowledgements. Introduction. Mapping Techniques. Fold Structures. Foliations. Linear Structures. Faults and Shear Zones. Joint, Veins, and Stylolites. Polyphase Deformation. First Steps in Overall Interpretation and Analysis. References and Further Reading. Appendices. more...

  • Deformation Microstructures in Rocksby Soumyajit Mukherjee

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    Study of microstructures is an indispensable component of understanding structural geology of any terrain. A number of ‘new’ microscopic structures such as ‘flanking microstructures’, trapezoid-shaped mineral grains, reversal of ductile shear sense, micro-duplexes, V-pull aparts, and new minerals nucleating inside host minerals... more...

  • Big Coalby Jeff Goodell

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2007; US$ 14.95

    "[A] compelling indictment of one of the country's biggest, most powerful and most antiquated industries . . . well-written, timely and powerful." The New York Times "Big Coal gives its readers a clear sense of the tradeoffs we face in our feverish quest for inexpensive energy, and that's more than enough for one book." --Book World The Washington... more...

  • 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...