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  • Big Coalby Jeff Goodell

    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...

  • 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...

  • Die Geologie des Erzgebirgesby Ulrich Sebastian

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 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 sich aus ihnen... 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...

  • Introduction to Mineralogy and Petrologyby S. K. Haldar

    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...

  • Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery for Geoscientistsby Guangren Shi

    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...

  • Precambrian Evolution of the North China Cratonby Guochun Zhao

    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...

  • Geologyby Frank H. T. Rhodes; Raymond Perlman

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 7.99

    Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of... more...

  • Geology - The Key Ideas: Teach Yourselfby David Rothery

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; Not Available

    Geology - The Key Ideas is a definitive introduction to the nature and workings of the Earth. Extensively illustrated it covers everything from earthquakes and plate tectonics to the formation of rocks and minerals. With clear explanations of complex geological processes, and a glossary of specialist terms, this book will give you a new understanding... more...