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Geology

  • Permeable Reactive Barrierby Ravi Naidu; Volker Birke

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    Remediation of ground water is complex and often challenging. The passive remediation technology, currently in vogue, is based on permeable reactive barriers (PRB) that allow water to pass through while the fence/barrier made of reactive materials remediates the contaminants. Although PRB has been in operation for over a decade there are limited published... more...

  • The Story of Life in 25 Fossilsby Donald R. Prothero

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    Every fossil tells a story. Best-selling paleontology author Donald R. Prothero describes twenty-five famous, beautifully preserved fossils in a gripping, scientific history of life on Earth. Recounting the adventures behind the discovery of these objects and fully interpreting their significance within the larger fossil record, Prothero creates a... more...

  • Harmful Algae Blooms in Drinking Waterby Harold W. Walker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    Harmful algal blooms (HABs) occurring in freshwater, and the associated toxins they produce, are dangerous to animals and humans. Mitigating the increasing presence of HABs presents a major challenge to water managers and drinking water utilities across the world. This book explores the current research on removal of HABs and toxins from drinking... more...

  • Wave Fields in Real Mediaby J. Jose M. Carcione

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 230.00

    Authored by the internationally renowned Josť M. Carcione, Wave Fields in Real Media: Wave Propagation in Anisotropic, Anelastic, Porous and Electromagnetic Media examines the differences between an ideal and a real description of wave propagation, starting with the introduction of relevant stress-strain relations. The combination of this relation... more...

  • Earth and Life Processes Discovered from Subseafloor Environmentsby Ruediger Stein; Donna Blackman; Fumio Inagaki; Hans-Christian Larsen

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 140.00

    The Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP: 2000-2013) has provided crucial records of past and present processes and interactions within and between the biosphere, cryosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere and geosphere. Research in IODP encompasses a wide range of fundamental and applied issues that affect society, such as global climate change, biodiversity,... more...

  • Advances in Geophysicsby Renata Dmowska

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 222.00

    The critically acclaimed serialized review journal for over 50 years, Advances in Geophysics is a highly respected publication in the field of geophysics. Since 1952, each volume has been eagerly awaited, frequently consulted, and praised by researchers and reviewers alike. Now in its 55th volume, it contains much material still relevant today--truly... more...

  • Flow in Porous Rocksby Andrew W. Woods

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 88.00

    Provides simplified models explaining flows in heterogeneous rocks, their physics and energy-production processes, for researchers, energy-industry professionals and graduate students. more...

  • Nanocomposites in Wastewater Treatmentby Ajay Kumar Mishra

    Pan Stanford 2014; US$ 179.95

    Nanocomposites have better adsorption capacity, selectivity, and stability than nanoparticles. Therefore, they find diversified applications in many areas. Recently, various methods for heavy metal detection from water have been extensively studied. The adsorption of various pollutants such as heavy metal ions and dyes from the contaminated water... more...

  • Hazards, Risks and, Disasters in Societyby Andrew E. Collins; Jones Samantha; Bernard Manyena; Janaka Jayawickrama; John F. Shroder

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 150.00

    Hazards, Risks, and Disasters in Society provides analyses of environmentally related catastrophes within society in historical, political and economic contexts. Personal and corporate culture mediates how people may become more vulnerable or resilient to hazard exposure. Societies that strengthen themselves, or are strengthened, mitigate decline... more...

  • Structural Geologyby Bruce E. Hobbs; Alison Ord

    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...