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The Pebble Spotter's Guide

by Clive Mitchell

Turn a day on the beach or a seaside holiday stroll into a treasure hunt with this lovely little guide to identifying pebbles. 

Pebble spotting is one of life’s simple joys. There’s nothing quite like searching...


Crustal Magmatic System Evolution

by Matteo Masotta, Christoph Beier & Silvio Mollo

A comprehensive picture of the architecture of crustal magmatic systems  

The composition of igneous rocks – their minerals, melts, and fluids – reveals the physical and chemical conditions under...


Seismic Reservoir Modeling

by Dario Grana, Tapan Mukerji & Philippe Doyen

Seismic reservoir characterization aims to build 3-dimensional models of rock and fluid properties, including elastic and petrophysical variables, to describe and monitor the state of the subsurface for...


Permanent Atlas of the European Union

by Collective & Jean-Dominique Giuliani

The European Union, with its 27 Member States and 447 million inhabitants, is one of the world's major economic and commercial powers. But many people still know little about it. The third edition of this book,...


Statistical Methods and Modeling of Seismogenesis

by Nikolaos Limnios, Eleftheria Papadimitriou & George Tsaklidis

The study of earthquakes is a multidisciplinary field, an amalgam of geodynamics, mathematics, engineering and more. The overriding commonality between them all is the presence of natural randomness.

Stochastic...


Extreme Events and Climate Change

by Federico Castillo, Michael Wehner & Dáithí A. Stone

An authoritative volume focusing on multidisciplinary methods to estimate the impacts of climate-related extreme events to society

As the intensity and frequency of extreme events related to climate change...


Principles and Practice of Gravity and Magnetic Methods in Geological Studies

by Dc Mishra

Contents

1.    Introduction

2.    Gravity Method

3.    Magnetic Methods

4.    Common Data Processing Methods and Parameter Estimation – Digital Signal Processing


Soil Microbiology

by Robert L. Tate

An updated text exploring the properties of the soil microbial community  

Today, the environmentally oriented specialties of microbiology are shifting from considering a single or a few microbial...


Rock Blasting - A Practical Treatise On The Means Employed In Blasting Rocks For Industrial Purposes

by George Guillaume Andre

This is a detailed handbook on rock blasting for industrial purposes, with chapters on tools and equipment, hand-use tools, using explosives, blasting underwater, and much more. ?Rock Blasting? will appeal to...


A Study in Earth's Geological Evolution

by Nikolay O. Sorokhtin, Nikolay E. Kozlov, Viktor N. Glaznev & Eugeny V. Martynov

Like N. O. Sorokhtin?s most recent book, The Origins of Natural Diamonds, also available from Wiley-Scrivener at www.wiley.com, this is not just the story of the origin and evolution of the Baltic Shield, but...


A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

by Michael Allaby

This new edition includes 10,000 entries which cover all areas of geoscience, including planetary science, oceanography, palaeontology, mineralogy and volcanology. In this edition, 675 new entries have been...


Principles of Engineering Geology

by K.V.G.K. Gokhale

In Civil Engineering practice, engineering geology plays a vital role. For an efficient and appropriate judgment in the analysis and execution of any project, it is extremely essential not only to have a basic...


Static Conceptual Fracture Modeling

by Ronald A. Nelson

Modelling of flow in naturally fractured reservoirs is quickly becoming mandatory in all phases of oil and gas exploration and production. Creation of a Static Conceptual Fracture Model (SCFM) is needed as input...


Shale

by Thomas Dewers, Jason Heath & Marcelo Sanchez

Advances in theories, methods and applications for shale resource use

Shale is the dominant rock in the sedimentary record. It is also the subject of increased interest because of the growing contribution of...


Geomagnetically Induced Currents from the Sun to the Power Grid

by Jennifer L. Gannon, Andrei Swidinsky & Zhonghua Xu

An introduction to geomagnetic storms and the hazards they pose at the Earth?s surface 

Geomagnetic storms are a type of space weather event that can create Geomagnetically Induced Currents (GICs) which, once...


Hot Carbon

by John F. Marra

There are few fields of science that carbon-14 has not touched. A radioactive isotope of carbon, it stands out for its unusually long half-life. Best known for its application to estimating the age of artifacts—carbon...


Plate Tectonics and Great Earthquakes

by Lynn R. Sykes

The theory of plate tectonics transformed earth science. The hypothesis that the earth’s outermost layers consist of mostly rigid plates that move over an inner surface helped describe the growth of new seafloor,...


Kuroshio Current

by Takeyoshi Nagai, Hiroaki Saito, Koji Suzuki & Motomitsu Takahashi

An interdisciplinary study of the Kuroshio nutrient stream 

The surface water of the Kuroshio, a western boundary current in the North Pacific Ocean, is nutrient-depleted and has relatively low primary productivity,...


Ore Deposits

by Laurence Robb & Sophie Decree

The latest knowledge on mineral ore genesis and the exploration of ore deposits

Global demand for metals has risen considerably over the past decade. Geologists are developing new approaches for studying ore...


Petoskey Stone

by Dan R. Lynch

  • AdventureKEEN’s rocks & minerals products are proven sellers: more than 220,000 units sold
  • Rock hunting is a growing hobby throughout the USA, and this is a great introduction for rock collectors of all skill...