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Mineralogy

  • Metals, Energy and Sustainabilityby Barry Golding; Suzanne D. Golding

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 57.49

    This book explains how and where copper and fossil fuels were formed and the likely future for the extraction of copper and coal. The colourful chronology of our efforts to extract metals from minerals and energy from fossil fuels is presented from earliest times until the present day. The difficult concept of human sustainability is examined in the... more...

  • An Assessment of Mine Legacies and How to Prevent Themby Vladimir Pacheco Cueva

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 46.64

    This book seeks to enrich the growing literature on mine legacies by examining a case study of a small abandoned mine in Latin America. Using a combination of Rapid Rural Appraisal and secondary source analysis, this study assessed some of the most damaging legacies of the San Sebastian mine in eastern El Salvador, compared the country?s mine closure... more...

  • Shale Analyticsby Shahab D. Mohaghegh

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.37

    This book describes the application of modern information technology to reservoir modeling and well management in shale. While covering  Shale Analytics , it focuses on reservoir modeling and production management of shale plays, since conventional reservoir and production modeling techniques do not perform well in this environment. Topics covered... more...

  • Aeolian proceses as Dust Storms in the Deserts of Central Asia and Kazakhstanby Gulnura Issanova; Jilili Abuduwaili

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 83.52

    This book highlights the aeolian processes in the desert zone of Kazakhstan and Central Asian Deserts, and analyzes the current status of dust and sand storms in Central Asia and Kazakhstan.  It also highlights the analyses, dynamics and long-term observations of storms on the basis of numerous cartographic materials and satellite images. Dust/sand... more...

  • New Perspectives on Mineral Nucleation and Growthby Alexander van Driessche; Matthias Kellermeier; Liane G. Benning; Dennis Gebauer

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 141.02

    In the last decade, numerous studies have demonstrated the existence of alternative pathways to nucleation and crystallisation that oppose the classical view. Such proposed scenarios include multistage reactions proceeding via various precursor species and/or intermediate phases. The aim of this book is to review and discuss these recent advances... more...

  • Assessment and Mitigation of Asteroid Impact Hazardsby Josep Maria Trigo-Rodriguez; Maria Gritsevich; Herbert Palme

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 215.88

    This volume is a compilation of the research presented at the International Asteroid Day workshop which was celebrated at Barcelona on June 30th, 2015. The proceedings discuss the beginning of a new era in the study and exploration of the solar system?s minor bodies. International Asteroid Day commemorates the Tunguska event of June 30th, 1908.... more...

  • Earth Materialsby Cornelis Klein; Anthony Philpotts

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00

    Designed specifically for one-semester courses, this beautifully illustrated textbook explains the key concepts in mineralogy and petrology. more...

  • A Treatise of Indian and Tropical Soilsby D.K. Pal

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 83.52

    This book discusses how to apply the basic principles of pedology to the tropical soils of the Indian subcontinent, with an emphasis on ways to enhance crop productivity. The book showcases the research contributions on pedology, geomorphology, mineralogy, micromorphology and climate change collected from the literature on three major soil types:... more...

  • Physics of Petroleum Reservoirsby Xuetao Hu; Shuyong Hu; Fayang Jin; Su Huang

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 184.41

    This book introduces in detail the physical and chemical phenomena and processes during petroleum production. It covers the properties of reservoir rocks and fluids, the related methods of determining these properties, the phase behavior of hydrocarbon mixtures, the microscopic mechanism of fluids flowing through reservoir rocks, and the primary theories... more...

  • Principles and Applications of Well Loggingby Hongqi Liu

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 141.02

    This book primarily focuses on the principles and applications of electric logging, sonic logging, nuclear logging, production logging and NMR logging, especially LWD tools, Sondex production logging tools and other advanced image logging techniques, such as ECLIPS 5700, EXCELL 2000 etc. that have been developed and used in the last two decades. Moreover,... more...