The Pleistocene Boundary and the Beginning of the Quaternary by John A. Van Couvering

By John A. Van Couvering

The Pleistocene Boundary and the start of the Quaternary provides the result of a forty-year overseas application to set up an exact definition for an important boundary in geologic time - the start of the trendy age of glacial climates. This publication, the ultimate document of foreign Geological Correlation undertaking forty-one, describes the choice of a set reference element within the series of deep-water marine strata uncovered at Vrica, Italy. This element, dated to 1.81 million years earlier than the current, coincides with the onset of the 1st of 4 significant glacial stages. the hole chapters of the booklet rfile the geology and palaeontology of the agreed actual reference element, and the winning notion of this aspect because the boundary-stratotype of the Pleistocene Epoch. The publication then describes the correlation of the boundary in the course of the ocean basins and continents of the area when it comes to targeted stratigraphic standards resembling planktonic biostratigraphy, magnetostratigraphy and radiometric age determinations.

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By John A. Van Couvering

The Pleistocene Boundary and the start of the Quaternary provides the result of a forty-year overseas application to set up an exact definition for an important boundary in geologic time - the start of the trendy age of glacial climates. This publication, the ultimate document of foreign Geological Correlation undertaking forty-one, describes the choice of a set reference element within the series of deep-water marine strata uncovered at Vrica, Italy. This element, dated to 1.81 million years earlier than the current, coincides with the onset of the 1st of 4 significant glacial stages. the hole chapters of the booklet rfile the geology and palaeontology of the agreed actual reference element, and the winning notion of this aspect because the boundary-stratotype of the Pleistocene Epoch. The publication then describes the correlation of the boundary in the course of the ocean basins and continents of the area when it comes to targeted stratigraphic standards resembling planktonic biostratigraphy, magnetostratigraphy and radiometric age determinations.

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Rapid penetration into granular media : visualizing the by Bless, Stephan; Iskander, Magued; Omidvar, Mehdi

By Bless, Stephan; Iskander, Magued; Omidvar, Mehdi

Rapid Penetration into Granular Media: Visualizing the basic Physics of quick Penetration introduces readers to the diversity of tools built to imagine, discover, and version the quick penetration of common and man-made projectiles into earth fabrics whereas delivering professional practitioners with a regular reference that showcases the topic's latest advancements in examine and application.

There has been a flurry of lately funded learn either within the U.S. and Europe on learning the habit of projectiles in granular media. This e-book compiles the findings of contemporary study at the topic and descriptions the elemental physics of speedy earth penetration, and assembles a accomplished selection of experimental and numerical thoughts to review the problem.

    • Presents a entire interdisciplinary evaluation of the newest study advancements within the reaction of granular media to affect and impulsive loading
    • Combines the adventure of well known researchers from assorted disciplines targeting the demanding situations awarded by way of effect loading of granular media
    • Introduces lately constructed tools for visualizing the basic physics of fast penetration into granular media.

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By Bless, Stephan; Iskander, Magued; Omidvar, Mehdi

Rapid Penetration into Granular Media: Visualizing the basic Physics of quick Penetration introduces readers to the diversity of tools built to imagine, discover, and version the quick penetration of common and man-made projectiles into earth fabrics whereas delivering professional practitioners with a regular reference that showcases the topic's latest advancements in examine and application.

There has been a flurry of lately funded learn either within the U.S. and Europe on learning the habit of projectiles in granular media. This e-book compiles the findings of contemporary study at the topic and descriptions the elemental physics of speedy earth penetration, and assembles a accomplished selection of experimental and numerical thoughts to review the problem.

    • Presents a entire interdisciplinary evaluation of the newest study advancements within the reaction of granular media to affect and impulsive loading
    • Combines the adventure of well known researchers from assorted disciplines targeting the demanding situations awarded by way of effect loading of granular media
    • Introduces lately constructed tools for visualizing the basic physics of fast penetration into granular media.

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    Guidebook of Applied Fluvial Geomorphology by D. Sear, D. Malcolm, D. Newson, C. Thorne

    By D. Sear, D. Malcolm, D. Newson, C. Thorne

    This guidebook will end up a important resource of data at the ideas and alertness of fluvial geomorphology for an individual thinking about river engineering and administration, together with flood administration, fisheries, conservation, ecology, game, hydrometry, environmental review, panorama structure and water caliber.

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    By D. Sear, D. Malcolm, D. Newson, C. Thorne

    This guidebook will end up a important resource of data at the ideas and alertness of fluvial geomorphology for an individual thinking about river engineering and administration, together with flood administration, fisheries, conservation, ecology, game, hydrometry, environmental review, panorama structure and water caliber.

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    Coastal Tectonics (Geological Society Special Publication) by Iain S. Stewart, Claudio Vita-Finzi

    By Iain S. Stewart, Claudio Vita-Finzi

    Describes the appliance of high-resolution coastal files to constructing and checking out tectonic types. The case reports are at scales starting from worldwide to neighborhood and care for glacioisostasy, relative sea-level swap and seismic and aseismic crustal deformation at quite a few timescales. a global viewpoint featuring a bunch of box facts from contrasting elements of the area in addition to novel modelling and analytical ways. it's the in simple terms publication that considers the subject with such scope. Readership: Tectonic geologists, Quaternary scientists, execs desirous about seismic threat or coastal development/protection. additionally to be had: Extensional Tectonics: Faulting and Fault-Related procedures (Key matters in Earth Sciences) - ISBN 1862391157 Continental Tectonics - ISBN 1862390517 The Geological Society of LondonFounded in 1807, the Geological Society of London is the oldest geological society on this planet, and one of many biggest publishers within the Earth sciences.The Society publishes a variety of top quality peer-reviewed titles for teachers and pros operating within the geosciences, and enjoys an enviable foreign acceptance for the standard of its work.The many parts during which we put up in include:-Petroleum geology-Tectonics, structural geology and geodynamics-Stratigraphy, sedimentology and paleontology-Volcanology, magmatic reports and geochemistry-Remote sensing-History of geology-Regional geology courses

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    By Iain S. Stewart, Claudio Vita-Finzi

    Describes the appliance of high-resolution coastal files to constructing and checking out tectonic types. The case reports are at scales starting from worldwide to neighborhood and care for glacioisostasy, relative sea-level swap and seismic and aseismic crustal deformation at quite a few timescales. a global viewpoint featuring a bunch of box facts from contrasting elements of the area in addition to novel modelling and analytical ways. it's the in simple terms publication that considers the subject with such scope. Readership: Tectonic geologists, Quaternary scientists, execs desirous about seismic threat or coastal development/protection. additionally to be had: Extensional Tectonics: Faulting and Fault-Related procedures (Key matters in Earth Sciences) - ISBN 1862391157 Continental Tectonics - ISBN 1862390517 The Geological Society of LondonFounded in 1807, the Geological Society of London is the oldest geological society on this planet, and one of many biggest publishers within the Earth sciences.The Society publishes a variety of top quality peer-reviewed titles for teachers and pros operating within the geosciences, and enjoys an enviable foreign acceptance for the standard of its work.The many parts during which we put up in include:-Petroleum geology-Tectonics, structural geology and geodynamics-Stratigraphy, sedimentology and paleontology-Volcanology, magmatic reports and geochemistry-Remote sensing-History of geology-Regional geology courses

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    Quaternary Geology and Sedimentology of the Barrier Island by Richard A Davis

    By Richard A Davis

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    Published through the yankee Geophysical Union as a part of the Field journey Guidebooks Series.

    The succeed in of coast lined through this expedition represents a extensive variety in coastal morphology and environmental stipulations. It extends from Egmont Channel, the doorway to Tampa Bay, at the south, to Crystal River at the north, a complete distance of approximately a hundred and fifty km. This component to the west-peninsular Florida coast is split right into a barrier island part at the south and a marsh-dominated coast at the north (fig. 1). Orientation of the coast levels from northwest to north-northeast even if in the community, the abnormal, non-barrier coast could have virtually any orientation.

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    By Richard A Davis

    About The Product

    Published through the yankee Geophysical Union as a part of the Field journey Guidebooks Series.

    The succeed in of coast lined through this expedition represents a extensive variety in coastal morphology and environmental stipulations. It extends from Egmont Channel, the doorway to Tampa Bay, at the south, to Crystal River at the north, a complete distance of approximately a hundred and fifty km. This component to the west-peninsular Florida coast is split right into a barrier island part at the south and a marsh-dominated coast at the north (fig. 1). Orientation of the coast levels from northwest to north-northeast even if in the community, the abnormal, non-barrier coast could have virtually any orientation.

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    Precambrian sedimentary environments: a modern approach to by Wladyslaw Altermann, Patricia Corcoran

    By Wladyslaw Altermann, Patricia Corcoran

    The incentive for this quantity got here from the concept the Precambrian is the major, either to the current, and to the knowledge of the Earth as a complete. The Precambrian constitutes approximately eighty five% of Earth's heritage, and of that, approximately 3.75 billion years of Precambrian time, represented via rocks, are obtainable to geoscientists. historic atmospheric and environmental stipulations may be traced again to the time while the Earth was once simply approximately 250 million years outdated. Precambrian rocks offer nearly seventy five% of vital mineral assets corresponding to Fe, Mn, Au, Pt and Cr. lots of those components are linked to sedimentary rocks and a few vital hydrocarbon, coal and graphite deposits also are hosted by way of Precambrian rocks.This quantity is geared toward geoscientists attracted to Precambrian sedimentary rocks and at scholars of Earth historical past. It comprises assessment articles discussing Precambrian stipulations and case reports from Precambrian shields and successions of North and South the United States, Australia, Africa, Europe, Asia and India. The introductory papers, written through specialists on Precambrian environments, deal with comprehensively the applying of actualism to the Precambrian, the evolution and impact of lifestyles at the sedimentary rock checklist, the genesis of Banded Iron Formations, the Precambrian sulphur cycle and the importance of Precambrian chemical carbonate precipitates. The case experiences contain depositional settings and procedures in Archean terranes, in Paleoproterozoic sequences, with a few emphasis at the loss of crops and weathering, and in overdue Proterozoic sequences, with a few emphasis on glacial deposits. The contributions exhibit that Precambrian sedimentary deposits are more often than not just like their Phanerozoic opposite numbers by way of composition, sedimentary tactics, and depositional environment, yet may perhaps fluctuate considerably due to loss of plants, climatic and organic constraints, composition and movement of seawater, and the secular involvement of continental crust.Contains evaluate articles discussing Precambrian stipulations and case reports from Precambrian shields and successions of North and South the United States, Australia, Africa, Europe, Asia and India. The introductory papers, written by means of specialists on Precambrian environments, deal with comprehensively the applying of actualism to the Precambrian, the evolution and impact of lifestyles at the sedimentary rock list, the genesis of Banded Iron Formations, the Precambrian sulphur cycle and the importance of Precambrian chemical carbonate precipitates. targeted case experiences comprise depositional settings and approaches in Archean terranes, in Paleoproterozoic sequences, with a few emphasis at the loss of plants and weathering, and in past due Proterozoic sequences, with a few emphasis on glacial deposits. Written for geoscientists drawn to Precambrian sedimentary rocks and scholars of Earth history.If you're a member of the overseas organization of Sedimentologists (IAS), for buying information, please see: http://www.iasnet.org/publications/details.asp?code=SP33

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    By Wladyslaw Altermann, Patricia Corcoran

    The incentive for this quantity got here from the concept the Precambrian is the major, either to the current, and to the knowledge of the Earth as a complete. The Precambrian constitutes approximately eighty five% of Earth's heritage, and of that, approximately 3.75 billion years of Precambrian time, represented via rocks, are obtainable to geoscientists. historic atmospheric and environmental stipulations may be traced again to the time while the Earth was once simply approximately 250 million years outdated. Precambrian rocks offer nearly seventy five% of vital mineral assets corresponding to Fe, Mn, Au, Pt and Cr. lots of those components are linked to sedimentary rocks and a few vital hydrocarbon, coal and graphite deposits also are hosted by way of Precambrian rocks.This quantity is geared toward geoscientists attracted to Precambrian sedimentary rocks and at scholars of Earth historical past. It comprises assessment articles discussing Precambrian stipulations and case reports from Precambrian shields and successions of North and South the United States, Australia, Africa, Europe, Asia and India. The introductory papers, written through specialists on Precambrian environments, deal with comprehensively the applying of actualism to the Precambrian, the evolution and impact of lifestyles at the sedimentary rock checklist, the genesis of Banded Iron Formations, the Precambrian sulphur cycle and the importance of Precambrian chemical carbonate precipitates. The case experiences contain depositional settings and procedures in Archean terranes, in Paleoproterozoic sequences, with a few emphasis at the loss of crops and weathering, and in overdue Proterozoic sequences, with a few emphasis on glacial deposits. The contributions exhibit that Precambrian sedimentary deposits are more often than not just like their Phanerozoic opposite numbers by way of composition, sedimentary tactics, and depositional environment, yet may perhaps fluctuate considerably due to loss of plants, climatic and organic constraints, composition and movement of seawater, and the secular involvement of continental crust.Contains evaluate articles discussing Precambrian stipulations and case reports from Precambrian shields and successions of North and South the United States, Australia, Africa, Europe, Asia and India. The introductory papers, written by means of specialists on Precambrian environments, deal with comprehensively the applying of actualism to the Precambrian, the evolution and impact of lifestyles at the sedimentary rock list, the genesis of Banded Iron Formations, the Precambrian sulphur cycle and the importance of Precambrian chemical carbonate precipitates. targeted case experiences comprise depositional settings and approaches in Archean terranes, in Paleoproterozoic sequences, with a few emphasis at the loss of plants and weathering, and in past due Proterozoic sequences, with a few emphasis on glacial deposits. Written for geoscientists drawn to Precambrian sedimentary rocks and scholars of Earth history.If you're a member of the overseas organization of Sedimentologists (IAS), for buying information, please see: http://www.iasnet.org/publications/details.asp?code=SP33

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    CK-12 Earth Science (2009) (Flexbook) by : Craig Freudenrich, John Benner, David Bethel, Dana

    By : Craig Freudenrich, John Benner, David Bethel, Dana Desonie, Corliss Karasov, Mary Lusk, Erik Ong, Kurt Rosenkrantz, Julie Sandee

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    By : Craig Freudenrich, John Benner, David Bethel, Dana Desonie, Corliss Karasov, Mary Lusk, Erik Ong, Kurt Rosenkrantz, Julie Sandee

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