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- Springer 2014; US$ 279.00
Interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR) is a relatively new remote sensing tool that is capable of measuring ground-surface deformation with centimeter-to-subcentimeter precision at a spatial resolution of tens of meters over an area of hundreds to thousands of square kilometers. With its global coverage and all-weather imaging capability,... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 279.00
This book describes origin and characteristics of the Earth?s thermal field, thermal flow propagation and some thermal phenomena in the Earth. Description of thermal properties of rocks and methods of thermal field measurements in boreholes, underground, at near-surface conditions enables to understand the principles of temperature field acquisition... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 29.99
Schon wieder ein Buch uber Relativitatstheorie? Ja - aber eines wie keines!?Denn dies?ist ein Buch, das trotz seines anspruchsvollen Inhalts eine breite Leserschaft ansprechen mochte. Einsteins Prinzipien der Speziellen und der Allgemeinen Relativitatstheorie (SRT und ART) werden einleuchtend erklart, so dass sie leicht zu verstehen sind.?Zwei Autoren... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 124.99
The pioneering work of Gus Archie moved log interpretation into log analysis with the introduction of the equation that bears his name. Subsequent developments have mixed empiricism, physics, mathematical algorithms, and geological or engineering models as methods applied to petrophysical measurements in boreholes all over the world. Principles of... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 14.95
Whether worshiped, feared, or studied, volcanoes have always been a subject of fascination and awe. Lopes explains the importance of volcanoes in shaping worlds, the dangers of volcanic eruptions, and some of the best places in the world to see eruptions, as well as including famous “case histories?. Dr Rosaly Lopes is a Principal Scientist at NASA's... more...
- Profile Books 2014; US$ 14.65
The eruption of Laki is one of history's great untold natural disasters. The eruption, spewing out a poisionous fog, lasted for eight months, but its effects lingered across Europe for years, causing the death of people as far away as the Nile, and creating famine that may have triggered the French revolution. Island on Fire is the story not only... more...
- Elsevier Science 1991; US$ 72.95
This timely study is concerned with the current record of sea-level changes during the past 10,000 years; their rates, and our ability to estimate these changes accurately. The author begins with an extensive introduction to the subject, covering the historical background and the possible causes of sea-level changes and the main methods used to reconstruct... more...
- Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 200.00
This book examines the differences between an ideal and a real description of wave propagation, where ideal means an elastic (lossless), isotropic and single-phase medium, and real means an anelastic, anisotropic and multi-phase medium. The analysis starts by introducing the relevant stress-strain relation. This relation and the equations of momentum... more...
- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 185.00
This book reviews advances in understanding of the past ca. two million years of Earth history - the Quaternary Period - in the United States. It begins with sections on ice and water - as glaciers, permafrost, oceans, rivers, lakes, and aquifers. Six chapters are devoted to the high-latitude Pleistocene ice sheets, to mountain glaciations of the... more...