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Foundations of the Earth

by H.H. Shugart

"Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth?" God asks Job in the "Whirlwind Speech," but Job cannot reply. This passage—which some environmentalists and religious scholars treat as a "green" creation...


Gis Open Source

by Luca Casagrande, Alessandro Frigeri, Alessandro Furieri & Ivan Marchesini et al.

The authors are all prominent experts in Open Source GIS in Italy and, in many cases, the international community. They are all professionals with involvement in training and scientific research and are highly...


Me and the Biospheres

by John Allen

The life story of John P. Allen, inventor of the largest laboratory for global ecology ever built and one of the most luminous minds of our time. Contained within a magnificently designed air-tight glass-and-steel-framed...


The Field Description of Metamorphic Rocks

by Norman Fry

Geological Society of London Handbook Series Edited by KeithCox

Founded in 1807, the Geological Society of London has beenpublishing since 1845 and now distributes its journal to Fellowsthroughout the world....


Geomorphology and River Management: Applications of the River Styles Framework

by Gary J. Brierley & Kirstie A. Fryirs

This book outlines a generic set of procedures, termed the River Styles Framework, which provides a set of tools for interpreting river character, behavior, condition, and recovery potential. Applications of...


Erosion in Geomechanics Applied to Dams and Levees

by Stephane Bonelli

Erosion is the most common cause of failures at earth-dams, dikes and levees, whether through overtopping and overflowing, or internal erosion and piping. This book is dedicated to the phenomenon of internal...


Multiscales Geomechanics: From Soil to Engineering Projects

by Pierre-Yves Hicher

This book addresses the latest issues in multiscale geomechanics. Written by leading experts in the field as a tribute to Jean Biarez (1927-2006), it can be of great use and interest to researchers and engineers...


Rocks, Gems, and Minerals of the Rocky Mountains

by Garret Romaine

Rocks, Gems, and Minerals of the Rocky Mountains is a field guide to more than 130 of the most common and sought-after rocks, gems, and minerals hidden throughout the Rocky Mountains. Conveniently sized to...


Magic in Stone

by Ruth Beaumont Cook

Sylacauga—Alabama’s “Marble City”—is blessed with an abundant natural resource that nurtures both its economy and its cultural heritage. Thirty-five miles long, at least four hundred feet deep, and...


Applied Multidimensional Geological Modeling

by Alan Keith Turner, Holger Kessler & Michiel J. van der Meulen

Over the past decades, geological survey organizations have digitized their data handling and holdings, unlocking vast amounts of data and information for computer processing. They have undertaken 3-D modeling...


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...


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...


Building Blocks in Earth Science

by Dr. Gary Parker

Develop critical thinking skills as you explore what to believe and why you believe it!

To understand earth science, it requires “teamwork,” combining the methods and evidences of both science and history....


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,...


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...


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...


Evolution and Geological Significance of Larger Benthic Foraminifera

by Marcelle K. BouDagher-Fadel

Evolution and Geological Significance of Larger Benthic Foraminifera is a unique, comprehensive reference work on the larger benthic foraminifera. This second edition is substantially revised, including extensive...


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...