Rear disguise notes: "Here is an enthralling, authoritative advisor to the Hawkeye State's panorama good points and their geologic components. The basically offered textual content and impressive full-color photos and maps will motivate all viewers to learn and luxuriate in the tale of Iowa's panorama. 'Jean earlier writes in regards to the glacial geology of Iowa as though it is an previous buddy. She is familiar with and cares approximately her topic and explains Iowa's geologic sights with a certain hand.' - Rex Buchanan, Kansas Geological Survey"
By B G Wybourne
Ebook through Nagel, Rob
By Philip Jose Farmer
During this vintage of exchange heritage by way of grand grasp Philip Jose Farmer, local American bomber pilot Roger Hawks bails out over enemy territory in WWII, basically to discover himself on one other Earth-one during which the yank continents by no means rose from the waters, and the ancestors of the yank Indians remained in Asia and Europe-an Earth embroiled in an international battle of its personal, with Hawks stuck within the heart.
Earth floor strategies, landforms and sediment deposits are in detail comparable - regarding erosion of rocks, iteration of sediment, and shipping and deposition of sediment via quite a few Earth floor environments. those tactics, and the landforms and deposits that they generate, have a basic touching on engineering, environmental and public issues of safety; on restoration of financial assets; and on our realizing of Earth heritage. This targeted textbook brings jointly the normal disciplines of sedimentology and geomorphology to provide an explanation for Earth floor procedures, landforms and sediment deposits in a complete and built-in approach. it's the perfect source for a two-semester path in sedimentology, stratigraphy, geomorphology, and Earth floor tactics from the intermediate undergraduate to starting graduate point. The booklet can also be followed by way of an internet site website hosting illustrations and fabric on box and laboratory equipment for measuring, describing and studying Earth floor tactics, landforms and sediments.
By T. P. Young
By Gholam A. Kazemi, Jay H. Lehr
Groundwater Age is the 1st ebook of its sort that comes with and synthesizes the state of the art wisdom in regards to the company of groundwater relationship - together with historic improvement, rules, functions, numerous tools, and sure destiny growth within the inspiration. it's a well-organized, complicated, sincerely written source for all of the execs, scientists, graduate scholars, specialists, and water area managers who care for groundwater and who search a accomplished therapy of the topic of groundwater age.
By Everett C. Ladd
This paintings lines how the difficulty of our environment emerged in public opinion within the mid-1960s, turned a public icon within the Nineteen Seventies, and has on the grounds that matured within the public brain. It analyses americans' expectancies for the surroundings and their willingness to spend and paintings for these ambitions.
This booklet presents an enticing and informative evaluation of Colombian landscapes and their geological evolution, together with complete descriptions of seventeen key chosen websites within the state.
It offers perception into the geomorphological variety of Colombian landscapes characterised by means of climatic and topographic edition. The booklet covers the essence of the landscapes within the nation: coastal
beneficial properties, dust volcanoes, desertic geoforms, snow lined peaks, energetic volcanoes, deeply incised canyons and subdesertic valleys. It contributes wisdom and realizing into Colombian landscapes
By Yen-Chiang Chang
Ocean―a resource of existence, has been overused and seriously polluted. whereas the conventional ways may not be capable of clear up the complexity of the sea governance concerns, there's a have to undertake a brand new frame of mind on the way to care for the present difficulties. This booklet emphasises the significance of legislation and coverage whereas producing ocean governance tasks. “Good Ocean Governance” as a brand new state of mind, has to be supported by means of laws and choice makers. it really is, hence, essential to study even if the assumption of fine ocean governance exists in the foreign felony procedure and is as a result topic to move into the household legislations. in this transaction approach, a couple of examples supplied from the U.S., Canada and Australia help to illustrate the extensive photo. additionally incorporated are discussions at the governance of marine assets, send recycling and marine toxins, the effect of maritime clusters in addition to social and tradition impression of ports. the last word goal of this e-book is to tease out extra new rules and discussions on ocean governance matters.