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  • Rifts and Passive Marginsby Michal Nemcok

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 120.00

    This is a comprehensive synthesis of state-of-the-art information on vitally important hydrocarbon habitats for advanced geology students and researchers, exploration geoscientists, and petroleum managers. more...

  • Precambrian Geologyby Alan M. Goodwin

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 93.95

    The main goal of this book is to provide a modern comprehensive statement on the Earth's Precambrian crust. It uses geographic and tectonic location, lithostratigraphy, geochronology, and petrogenesis as a basis for considering Precambrian coastal evolution--including the role of plate tectonics. Detailed consideration is given to the endogenic and... more...

  • Kritische Metalle in der Großen Transformationby Andreas Exner; Martin Held; Klaus Kümmerer

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 44.99

    Das Buch weitet den Blick über die kurzfristige Verfügbarkeit von kritischen Metallen auf die grundlegende Frage: Kritisch für wen? Die Autoren nehmen alle Akteure in den Blick und behandeln geologische, chemische, technische, ökonomische und soziale Aspekte wie auch Fragen des Recyclings und verbinden diese. Auch auf Fragen nach dem guten Leben und... more...

  • Integrative Understanding of Shale Gas Reservoirsby Kun Sang Lee; Tae Hong Kim

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This timely book begins with an overview of shale gasreservoir features such as natural fracture systems, multi-fractured horizontalwells, adsorption/desorption of methane, and non-linear flow within thereservoir. Geomechanical modelling, an aspect of importance in ultra-lowpermeability reservoirs, is also presented in detail. Taking these complex... more...

  • Shallow Geophysical Mass Flows down Arbitrary Topographyby Ioana Luca; Yih-Chin Tai; Chih-Yu Kuo

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book lays a foundation for formulating depth-averaged equations describing shallow geophysical mass flows - landslides, avalanches or debris flows. Offering detailed derivation of model equations, its stimulating examples show how the models are applied. more...

  • Barren Landsby Kevin Krajick

    Open Road Distribution 2016; US$ 9.99

    First published in 2001, Barren Lands is the classic true story of the men who sought?and found?a great diamond mine on the last frontier of the far north. From a bloody 18th-century trek across the Canadian tundra to the daunting natural forces facing protagonists Chuck Fipke and Stewart Blusson as they struggle against the mighty DeBeers cartel,... more...

  • Ground Engineering - Principles and Practices for Underground Coal Miningby J.M. Galvin

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book teaches readers ground engineering principles and related mining and risk management practices associated with underground coal mining. It establishes the basic elements of risk management and the fundamental principles of ground behaviour and then applies these to the essential building blocks of any underground coal mining system, comprising... more...

  • Advanced Treatment Technologies for Urban Wastewater Reuseby Despo Fatta-Kassinos; Dionysios D. Dionysiou; Klaus Kümmerer

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 259.00

    This volume offers a detailed overview of currently applied and testedwastewater treatment technologies and the integration of advanced processes toremove trace organic contaminants and microorganisms. It discusses thepotential of enhanced biological treatment to produce effluent suitable forreuse, new processes for urban wastewater disinfection and... more...

  • Wastewater Reuse and Current Challengesby Despo Fatta-Kassinos; Dionysios D. Dionysiou; Klaus Kümmerer

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 259.00

    This volume discusses the current challenges related to the reuse ofwastewater. It reviews the analytical methodologies for evaluating emerging contaminantsand their transformation products, the sensitivity of various bioassays forassessing the biological effects of treated wastewater, and the bioavailabilityand uptake of organic contaminants during... more...

  • Urban Storm Water Management, Second Editionby Hormoz Pazwash

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 159.95

    Design Drainage and Storm Water Management Systems Efficiently Urban Storm Water Management, Second Edition covers the design, installation, and maintenance of storm water management systems, addresses the impact of urban development on runoff and infiltration, and focuses on storm water management relative to flooding and water pollution.... more...