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  • Earth History and Palaeogeographyby Trond H. Torsvik; L. Robin M. Cocks

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 60.00 US$ 49.20

    This book provides a complete Phanerozoic story of palaeogeography, using new and detailed full-colour maps, to link surface and deep-Earth processes. more...

  • Richter's Scaleby Susan Elizabeth Hough

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 21.95 US$ 17.56

    By developing the scale that bears his name, Charles Richter not only invented the concept of magnitude as a measure of earthquake size, he turned himself into nothing less than a household word. He remains the only seismologist whose name anyone outside of narrow scientific circles would likely recognize. Yet few understand the Richter scale itself,... more...

  • XVIII International Coal Preparation Congressby Vladimir Litvinenko

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 379.97

    This book gathers technical and scientific articles by leading experts from 15 countries and originally presented at the world?s most prestigious forum on coal preparation: the XVIII International Coal Preparation Congress. Topics addressed include: the mineral resources basis of the coal industry; problems and prospects of development in the coal... more...

  • Forecast Error Correction using Dynamic Data Assimilationby Sivaramakrishnan Lakshmivarahan; John M. Lewis; Rafal Jabrzemski

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 72.93

    This book introduces the reader to a new method of data assimilation with deterministic constraints (exact satisfaction of dynamic constraints)?an optimal assimilation strategy called Forecast Sensitivity Method (FSM), as an alternative to the well-known four-dimensional variational (4D-Var) data assimilation method. 4D-Var works with a forward in... more...

  • Advances in Irish Quaternary Studiesby Peter Coxon; Stephen McCarron; Fraser Mitchell

    Atlantis Press 2016; US$ 141.52

    This book provides a new synthesis of the published research on the Quaternary of Ireland. It reviews a number of significant advances in the last three decades on the understanding of the pattern and chronology of the Irish Quaternary glacial, interglacial, floristic and occupation records. Those utilising the latest technology have enabled significant... more...

  • Imagining Industanby Zafar Adeel; Robert G. Wirsing

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 83.82

    This volume calls upon over a dozen Indus observers to imagine a scenario for the Indus basin in which transboundary cooperation over water resources overcomes the insecurity arising from water dependence and scarcity. From diverse perspectives, its essays examine the potential benefits to be gained from revisiting the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty, as... more...

  • Sustainable Water Resources Planning and Management Under Climate Changeby Elpida Kolokytha; Satoru Oishi; Ramesh S.V. Teegavarapu

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 108.86

    This book discusses different aspects of water resources, ranging from hydrology and modeling to management and policy responses. Climate changes and the uncertainty of future hydrological regimes make sustainable water resources management a difficult task, requiring a set of approaches that address climate variability and change. The book focuses... more...

  • Colour Atlas of Glacial Phenomenaby Michael J. Hambrey; Jürg C. Alean

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 179.95

    This book provides an illustrated guide to the wide variety of features found on and around the world?s glaciers and ice sheets as well as the products of glacial erosion and deposition. It stresses both the beauty and utility of glaciers and demonstrates how our lives are influenced by one of the key components of the Earth system, the cryosphere.... more...

  • Contaminated Sediments in Freshwater Systemsby Frank R. Spellman

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 169.95

    Assessment of freshwater sediments can determine whether chemical concentrations are sufficient to cause adverse effects on aquatic organisms or organisms higher in the food chain, including humans. This book presents methods for assessing sediments and includes an integration of physical, chemical, and biological information. It examines the elements... more...

  • Environmental Ion Exchangeby Anthony M. Wachinski

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 129.95

    This book will contain the most important ion exchange-related design and application issues. Using tables, graphs, and conversion tables, it will explain the fundamentals, providing the knowledge to use ion exchange to reuse wastewaters, recover valuable chemicals, and recycle industrial waters. For anyone who is designing unconventional ion exchange... more...