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- 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...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2007; US$ 14.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 41.95
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...
- Springer 2013; US$ 39.95
Die faszinierende Geologie und Erdgeschichte des Erzgebirges Das Erzgebirge ist in geologischer Hinsicht eine der faszinierendsten Regionen Europas. Auf drei Vierteln seiner Fläche stehen metamorphe Gesteine an. Über Jahrhunderte standen diese wissenschaftlich im Schatten der ökonomisch bedeutenden Erzlagerstätten. Allerdings lässt... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 109.95
This book looks at the distribution, occurrences, potential and prospects for good governance, transparency and sustainable development of geological resources in Sub-Saharan Africa. By bringing together numerous different point of views, it is carried out in a holistic, interdisciplinary and scientific way. The states of Sub-Saharan Africa are... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 109.95
Introduction to Mineralogy and Petrology presents the essentials of both disciplines through an approach accessible to industry professionals, academic researchers, and students. Mineralogy and petrology stand as the backbone of the geosciences. Detailed knowledge of minerals and rocks and the process of formation and association are essential... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 129.95
Currently there are major challenges in data mining applications in the geosciences. This is due primarily to the fact that there is a wealth of available mining data amid an absence of the knowledge and expertise necessary to analyze and accurately interpret the same data. Most geoscientists have no practical knowledge or experience using data mining... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 49.95
The North China Craton is one of the oldest cratonic blocks in the world, containing rocks as old as 3.85 billion years. Focusing on Neoarchean mantle plumes and Paleoproterozoic plate tectonics, this book combines the results from modern geological research to provide you with a detailed synthesis of the geology, structure, and evolution of the North... more...