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- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 510.00
Extensive field studies on the African and North American plates during this past decade have yielded a wealth of new data and ideas about rift basins and the origin of passive margins. New surface and subsurface basins have been identified; fossils abound in strata that only recently were considered barren; oil exploration is being actively pursued... more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 59.95
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...
- 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...
- SBPRA 2014; US$ 2.99
This book speaks of the book written in stone beneath our feet as it was read by geologists. It explains why there is a great puzzle about the meaning of the book of stone. It also explains why there is a great puzzle about parts of the book of books ? the Bible. It brings together the threads of science and leaves the reader poised ready to embark... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 7.99
The 1960s revealed a new and revolutionary idea in geological thought: that the continents drift with respect to one another. After having been dismissed for decades as absurd, the concept gradually became part of geology's basic principles. We now know that the Earth's crust and upper mantle consist of a small number of rigid plates that move,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 95.95
Cognition in Geosciences: The Feeding Loop Between Geo-disciplines, Cognitive Sciences and Epistemology presents the basic idea that the geosciences can contribute to elucidate some unsolved problems of epistemology and cognition. This book introduces the fundamental concept of a semantic system, which comprises information plus human resources and... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 29.95
Scholarly introductory treatment explores the role of modern geostatistics in improved mathematical models of scientific mapping, focusing on the Bayesian maximum entropy approach for studying spatiotemporal distributions of natural variables. 2000 edition. more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 190.00
Volcanoes are unquestionably one of the most spectacular and awe-inspiring features of the physical world. Our paradoxical fascination with them stems from their majestic beauty and powerful, sometimes deadly, destructiveness. Notwithstanding the tremendous advances in volcanology since ancient times, some of the mystery surrounding volcanic eruptions... more...
- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2015; US$ 45.79
Die Explosion des Tambora im Jahre 1815, auf einer kleinen indonesischen Insel gelegen, löschte nicht nur die Inselkultur aus, sondern führte weltweit zu Wetterextremen. Durch die globale Klimaabkühlung folgte 1816 das berühmte ?Jahr ohne Sommer?. Erstmals beleuchtet der Autor die ganze Dimension der Auswirkungen des heftigsten Vulkanausbruchs der... more...