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An unrivalled consolidation of topics related to salt tectonics, covering the entire scale from the microscopic to the continental. With over 600 full-color illustrations, including 200 seismic images of salt structures, this is a definitive practical handbook for graduate students and researchers, and professionals in the petroleum industry.
Geomorphology and Volcanology of Costa Rica is the product of more than 30 years of research explaining the evolution of the quaternary relief of a geomorphologically diverse country. The book details the physical landscape of Costa Rica, with an emphasis on potential threats to the landscape, such as earthquakes, landslides,...
Land Surface Remote Sensing: Environment and Risks explores the use of remote sensing in applications concerning the environment, including desertification and monitoring deforestation and forest fires. The first chapter covers the characterization of aerosols and gases by passive remote sensing. The next chapter presents the correlation of optical images for...
This book, for undergraduate and graduate students and researchers, examines effects on geomorphology within the Anthropocene period. It describes how humans have a major influence on the Earth's systems, and how this is being accelerated through changes in technology, population, and land cover changes. Future climate change is also discussed.
This richly illustrated book celebrates the diversity, importance, and intrinsic beauty of soils around the world and helps the reader to understand the ways that soils are related to the landscapes in which they form.
Geomorphology of Central America is authored by a scientist with more than 30 years of regional assessment research experience in Central American countries, arming scientists with a classic research method-a method most effective when applied to specific geographic regions globally. The scientific techniques used for assessing regional studies of an...
By Svend Buhl
This book offers a comprehensive description of the discovery, history and study of the Henbury craters and meteorites. It features colorful illustrations of the meteorites found in this area as well as a detailed map of the crater locations.
Geotechnique Symposium in Print 2011: The theme of this symposium blends together two areas of research which relate to the effects of suction and partial saturation on soil behaviour and the study of compaction as a method of soil improvement. The recurring interest in these areas of research, together with...
Professor Buswell describes the elements that together form Mallorca's contemporary landscape. Well-illustrated with maps and photographs, this book should be read by all who are inquisitive about what they see around them when they visit the island.