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Geophysical Exploration Technology: Applications in Lithological and Stratigraphic Reservoirs

by Ming Li

Authored by one of the world’s hydrocarbon exploration experts, Geophysical Exploration Technology: Applications in Lithological and Stratigraphic Reservoirs presents the latest technological advancements...


Hell's Roundabout

by Benjamin Vance

Science Fiction novel purporting the Earth's magnetosphere is capable of transporting people and objects incompletely through mineral deposits in the Earth's mantle.

Complete carnage at several automobile wreckage...


What Light Through Yonder Window Breaks?: More Experiments in Atmospheric Physics

by Craig F. Bohren

Abounding in lively writing and fun-filled, easy-to-perform experiments, this illustrated volume makes the fascinating world of atmospheric physics accessible to readers without a scientific background. 1991...


Geophysical Inverse Theory and Regularization Problems

by Michael S. Zhdanov

This book presents state-of-the-art geophysical inverse theory developed in modern mathematical terminology. The book brings together fundamental results developed by the Russian mathematical school in regularization...


Seismic Waves and Rays in Elastic Media

by M.A. Slawinski

This book seeks to explore seismic phenomena in elastic media and emphasizes the interdependence of mathematical formulation and physical meaning. The purpose of this title - which is intended for senior undergraduate...


Measuring Ocean Currents: Tools, Technologies, and Data

by Dr. Antony Joseph

Measuring Ocean Currents: Tools, Technologies, and Data covers all major aspects of ocean current measurements in view of the implications of ocean currents on changing climate, increasing pollution levels,...


Interpreting Aerial Photographs to Identify Natural Hazards

by Charles E. Glass

Authored by a world-renowned aerial photography and remote sensing expert, Geographic Aerial Photography: Identifying Earth-Surface Hazards Through Image Interpretation is the most practical and authoritative...


Thermodynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans

by Judith A. Curry & Peter J. Webster

Atmospheric and climatological studies are becoming more and more important in day-to-day living. Winds and ocean current owe their existence to the thermodynamic imbalances that arise from the differential...


Subsea Pipelines and Risers

by Yong Bai & Qiang Bai

• Updated edition of a best-selling title

• Author brings 25 years experience to the work

• Addresses the key issues of economy and environment

Marine pipelines for the transportation of oil and gas have...


Identifying Marine Phytoplankton

by Carmelo R. Tomas

Identifying Marine Phytoplankton is an accurate and authoritative guide to the identification of marine diatoms and dinoflagellates, meant to be used with tools as simple as a light microscope. The book compiles...


Dynamical Paleoclimatology: Generalized Theory of Global Climate Change

by Barry Saltzman

The book discusses the ideas and creates a framework for building toward a theory of paleoclimate. Using the rich and mounting array of observational evidence of climatic changes from geology, geochemistry,...


Marine Mammals of the World: A Comprehensive Guide to Their Identification

by Thomas A. Jefferson, Marc A. Webber & Robert L. Pitman

With coverage on all the marine mammals of the world, authors Jefferson, Webber, and Pitman have created a user-friendly guide to identify marine mammals alive in nature (at sea or on the beach), dead specimens...


An Introduction to Atmospheric Gravity Waves

by Carmen J. Nappo

Gravity waves exist in all types of geophysical fluids, such as lakes, oceans, and atmospheres. They play an important role in redistributing energy at disturbances, such as mountains or seamounts and they are...


Transport Phenomena in Porous Media III

by Derek B Ingham & Ioan Pop

Fluid and flow problems in porous media have attracted the attention of industrialists, engineers and scientists from varying disciplines, such as chemical, environmental, and mechanical engineering, geothermal...


Medical Geology: Effects of Geological Environments on Human Health

by Miomir Komatina

Geology, one of the basic natural sciences, is proving to be of outstanding importance in solving problems relating to:

  • agriculture
  • exploitation of the Earth's mineral resources
  • environmental issues
  • soil preservation...

General Circulation Model Development: Past, Present, and Future

by David A. Randall

General Circulation Models (GCMs) are rapidly assuming widespread use as powerful tools for predicting global events on time scales of months to decades, such as the onset of EL Nino, monsoons, soil moisture...


Operational Aspects of Oil and Gas Well Testing

by S. McAleese

Well Testing is recognised by many operating oil and gas companies to be the most hazardous operation they routinely undertake. Therefore, it is of great importance that such operations are extremely well planned...


Fine Sediment Dynamics in the Marine Environment

by J.C. Winterwerp & C. Kranenburg

Cohesive sediment, or mud, is encountered in most water bodies throughout the world. Often mud is a valuable resource, synonymous with fertile land, enriching the natural environment and used as an important...


Glaciotectonism

by James S. Aber & Andrzej Ber

Glaciotectonism is an important component of modern glacial theory, gaining widespread recognition within the past 25 years. This book is outcome of compiling maps of glaciotectonic structures and landforms...


Seismic Signatures and Analysis of Reflection Data in Anisotropic Media

by I. Tsvankin

Following the breakthrough in the last decade in identifying the key parameters for time and depth imaging in anisotropic media and developing practical methodologies for estimating them from seismic data, this...