Download E-books Sediments, Morphology and Sedimentary Processes on Continental Shelves: Advances in technologies, research and applications (Special Publication 44 of the IAS) PDF

By Michael Z. Li, Christopher R. Sherwood, Philip R. Hill

The applying of multibeam and sediment delivery dimension applied sciences and the adoption of multi-faceted examine methodologies have drastically complicated our realizing of the sedimentary tactics on continental cabinets within the final decade.

This ebook uniquely blends  state-of-the-art learn and state-of-the artwork evaluation articles that take inventory of recent advances in multibeam mapping and sediment delivery applied sciences, spatial research and modelling, and the purposes of those advances to the knowledge of shelf sediments, morphodynamics, and sedimentary approaches. Case reports also are awarded to demonstrate the usage of seabed estate and strategy wisdom in habitat mapping and ocean management

With its mixture of papers targeting technological advances, integration of shelf morphology and tactics, and the appliance of those advances to coastal and ocean administration, this targeted booklet quantity will function a milestone reference for pro marine scientists and as complex textual content for college kids in marine geology, sedimentology and oceanography.

This e-book is a part of the overseas organization of Sedimentologists (IAS) precise Publications.

The specific guides from the IAS are a suite of thematic volumes edited by way of experts on matters of significant curiosity to sedimentologists. Papers are reviewed and published to a similar excessive criteria as these released within the magazine Sedimentology and several other of those volumes became general works of reference.

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Download E-books AGI Data Sheets: For Geology in the Field Laboratory and Office PDF

By J. Thomas Dutro Jr., Richard Vincent Dietrich, Richard M. Foose

One of many best-kept secrets and techniques in geology is that this convenient compilation of geological info. even supposing pocket-sized, this spiral-bound and easy-to-read e-book bargains a great deal of worthwhile details similar to geologic map symbols, actual standards graphs and charts, projection nets, checklists, and data on approximately a hundred issues. excellent for fast reference within the box, lab, and workplace.

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Download E-books Practical Statistics for Geographers and Earth Scientists PDF

By Nigel Walford

Practical facts for Geographers and Earth Scientists offers an introductory consultant to the rules and alertness of statistical research in context. This publication is helping scholars to achieve the extent of competence in statistical tactics useful for self sustaining investigations, field-work and different initiatives. the purpose is to provide an explanation for statistical thoughts utilizing information with regards to suitable geographical, geospatial, earth and environmental technological know-how examples, making use of snap shots in addition to mathematical notation for optimum readability. recommendation is given on asking definitely the right initial study inquiries to make sure that the proper facts is amassed for the selected statistical research process. The e-book bargains a realistic consultant to creating the transition from realizing rules of spatial and non-spatial statistical options to making plans a chain analyses and producing effects utilizing statistical and spreadsheet software program.

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Download E-books Geology and Mineralogy, Considered with Reference to Natural Theology, Volume II; The Evolution Debate, 1813-1870 (Volume III) PDF

Relocating clear of his prior trust in a quick, catastrophic heritage of the Earth, this quantity indicates how Buckland envisages in its place innovative swap because the Earth progressively cooled because it used to be ready for human career. Extinct creatures didn't die out simply because they have been poorly designed; God enjoyed the dinosaurs and had tailored them to their quite a few conditions.

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Download E-books Perspectives in Carbonate Geology: A Tribute to the Career of Robert Nathan Ginsburg (Special Publication 41 of the IAS) PDF

By Peter K. Swart, Gregor P. Eberli, Judith A. McKenzie

This unique e-book Perspectives in Carbonate Geology is a suite of papers so much of that have been awarded at a symposium to honor the eightieth birthday of Bob Ginsburg on the assembly of Geological Society of the United States in Salt Lake urban in 2005. the vast majority of the papers during this e-book are attached with the research of contemporary carbonate sediments. Bob Ginsburg pioneered the idea that of comparative sedimentology - that's utilizing the fashionable to match to and relate to and comprehend the traditional. those reviews are keen on Bob's components of ardour: coral reefs and sea-level; submarine cementation and formation of seashore rock; floor sediments on nice Bahama financial institution and different structures; beginning of ooids; coastal sediments; formation of stromatolites; impression of storms on sediments; and the formation of dolomite. the rest of the papers practice the examine of contemporary environments and sedimentary methods to historic sediments.


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40           Analogue and Numerical Modelling of Sedimentary Systems
From knowing to Prediction
Edited by means of P. de Boer, G. Postma, ok. van der Zwan, P. Burgess and P. Kukla
2008, 336 pages, 172 illustrations

39           Glacial Sedimentary approaches and Products
Edited by way of M.J. Hambrey, P. Christoffersen, N.F. Glasser and B. Hubbard
                2007, 416 pages, 181 illustrations

38           Sedimentary strategies, Environments and Basins
                A Tribute to Peter Friend
                Edited by way of G. Nichols, E. Williams and C. Paola
                2007, 648 pages, 329 illustrations

37           Continental Margin Sedimentation
From Sediment delivery to series Stratigraphy
Edited via C.A. Nittrouer, J.A. Austin, M.E. box, J.H. Kravitz, J.P.M. Syvitski and P.L. Wiberg
2007, 549 pages, 178 illustrations

36           Braided Rivers
Process, Deposits, Ecology and Management
                Edited through G.H. Sambrook Smith, J.L. most sensible, C.S. Bristow and G.E. Petts
                2006, 390 pages, 197 illustrations

35           Fluvial Sedimentology VII
                Edited by means of M.D. Blum, S.B. Marriott and S.F. Leclair
                2005, 589 pages, 319 illustrations


4              Sandstone Diagenesis: fresh and Ancient
                Edited through S.D. Burley and R.H. Worden
                2003, 648 pages, 223 illustrations

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