The Concise Geologic Time Scale by James G. Ogg

By James G. Ogg

This concise instruction manual offers a precis of Earth's historical past over the last 4.5 billion years in addition to a quick evaluate of contemporaneous occasions at the Moon, Mars and Venus. The authors were on the vanguard of chronostratigraphic study and projects to create a global geologic time scale for a few years, and the charts during this e-book current the freshest, overseas normal, as ratified through the overseas fee on Stratigraphy and the overseas Union of Geological Sciences. This booklet is a necessary reference for all geoscientists, together with researchers, scholars, and petroleum and mining pros. The presentation is non-technical and illustrated with various color charts, maps and images. The publication additionally features a removable laminated card of the entire time scale to be used as a convenient reference within the place of work, laboratory or box.

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By James G. Ogg

This concise instruction manual offers a precis of Earth's historical past over the last 4.5 billion years in addition to a quick evaluate of contemporaneous occasions at the Moon, Mars and Venus. The authors were on the vanguard of chronostratigraphic study and projects to create a global geologic time scale for a few years, and the charts during this e-book current the freshest, overseas normal, as ratified through the overseas fee on Stratigraphy and the overseas Union of Geological Sciences. This booklet is a necessary reference for all geoscientists, together with researchers, scholars, and petroleum and mining pros. The presentation is non-technical and illustrated with various color charts, maps and images. The publication additionally features a removable laminated card of the entire time scale to be used as a convenient reference within the place of work, laboratory or box.

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Freshwater fish distribution by Tim M. Berra

By Tim M. Berra

This booklet essentially identifies approximately a hundred and seventy households of fishes by utilizing top quality illustrations and contains a correct account of chosen contributors of that individual fish relatives, in addition to a distribution map and accompanying statement on category, distribution, and variety. Key good points * top of the range illustrations of representatives from every one relations * Distribution map supplied for every relatives * Read more...

summary: This publication truly identifies approximately one hundred seventy households of fishes by using fine quality illustrations and comprises a correct account of chosen contributors of that exact fish kin, in addition to a distribution map and accompanying statement on category, distribution, and variety. Key positive aspects * fine quality illustrations of representatives from every one family members * Distribution map supplied for every family members * observation for every relatives

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By Tim M. Berra

This booklet essentially identifies approximately a hundred and seventy households of fishes by utilizing top quality illustrations and contains a correct account of chosen contributors of that individual fish relatives, in addition to a distribution map and accompanying statement on category, distribution, and variety. Key good points * top of the range illustrations of representatives from every one relations * Distribution map supplied for every relatives * Read more...

summary: This publication truly identifies approximately one hundred seventy households of fishes by using fine quality illustrations and comprises a correct account of chosen contributors of that exact fish kin, in addition to a distribution map and accompanying statement on category, distribution, and variety. Key positive aspects * fine quality illustrations of representatives from every one family members * Distribution map supplied for every family members * observation for every relatives

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Sedimentary Rocks in the Field: A Practical Guide (4th by Maurice E. Tucker

By Maurice E. Tucker

This fourth variation builds at the good fortune of earlier variations and for the 1st time is produced in complete color all through with more suitable photographs and diagrams. It keeps its renowned pocket measurement and is a necessary purchase for all scholars operating within the box.

The textual content indicates how sedimentary rocks are tackled within the box and has been written for all people with a geological history. It describes how the beneficial properties of sedimentary rocks could be recorded within the box relatively throughout the development of photo logs. In succeeding chapters many of the sedimentary rock varieties, textures and buildings are mentioned and proven how they are often defined and measured within the box. There are improved sections on hint fossils and volcaniclastics in addition to up to date reference checklist. eventually a concluding part bargains in brief with facies id and issues the methods in the direction of facies interpretations, and the id of sequences and cycles.

Key Features:

• complete color all through with superior photographs, figures and diagrams in a contemporary layout.
• whole revision and replace of top promoting textbook that is a part of the hugely profitable Field Guide series.
• elevated sections on hint fossils and volcaniclastics in addition to up to date reference list.
• convenient pocket dimension with laminated cover.
• contains supplementary site with downloadable logging sheets for fieldwork actions.

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By Maurice E. Tucker

This fourth variation builds at the good fortune of earlier variations and for the 1st time is produced in complete color all through with more suitable photographs and diagrams. It keeps its renowned pocket measurement and is a necessary purchase for all scholars operating within the box.

The textual content indicates how sedimentary rocks are tackled within the box and has been written for all people with a geological history. It describes how the beneficial properties of sedimentary rocks could be recorded within the box relatively throughout the development of photo logs. In succeeding chapters many of the sedimentary rock varieties, textures and buildings are mentioned and proven how they are often defined and measured within the box. There are improved sections on hint fossils and volcaniclastics in addition to up to date reference checklist. eventually a concluding part bargains in brief with facies id and issues the methods in the direction of facies interpretations, and the id of sequences and cycles.

Key Features:

• complete color all through with superior photographs, figures and diagrams in a contemporary layout.
• whole revision and replace of top promoting textbook that is a part of the hugely profitable Field Guide series.
• elevated sections on hint fossils and volcaniclastics in addition to up to date reference list.
• convenient pocket dimension with laminated cover.
• contains supplementary site with downloadable logging sheets for fieldwork actions.

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Advances in Digital Terrain Analysis (Lecture Notes in by Qiming Zhou, Brian Lees, Guo-an Tang

By Qiming Zhou, Brian Lees, Guo-an Tang

Terrain research has been an energetic research box for years and attracted study stories from geographers, surveyors, engineers and computing device scientists. With the fast progress of Geographical details process (GIS) expertise, rather the institution of excessive solution electronic Elevation types (DEM) at nationwide point, the problem is now taken with supplying justifiable socio-economical and environmental merits. The contributions during this booklet symbolize the cutting-edge of terrain research tools and methods in components of electronic illustration, morphological and hydrological types, uncertainty and functions of terrain research.

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By Qiming Zhou, Brian Lees, Guo-an Tang

Terrain research has been an energetic research box for years and attracted study stories from geographers, surveyors, engineers and computing device scientists. With the fast progress of Geographical details process (GIS) expertise, rather the institution of excessive solution electronic Elevation types (DEM) at nationwide point, the problem is now taken with supplying justifiable socio-economical and environmental merits. The contributions during this booklet symbolize the cutting-edge of terrain research tools and methods in components of electronic illustration, morphological and hydrological types, uncertainty and functions of terrain research.

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Deltas: Sites and Traps for Fossil Fuels (Geological Society by Michael K. G. Whateley, K. T. Pickering

By Michael K. G. Whateley, K. T. Pickering

This quantity of 23 papers, comprising many features of contemporary and historical deltaic sedimentary structures, is meant as an outline of this topic for using scholars, academics and researchers alike.

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By Michael K. G. Whateley, K. T. Pickering

This quantity of 23 papers, comprising many features of contemporary and historical deltaic sedimentary structures, is meant as an outline of this topic for using scholars, academics and researchers alike.

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Earthsea Cycle 02 - Tombs of Atuan by Ursula K. Le Guin

By Ursula K. Le Guin

THE TOMBS OF ATUAN publication of Ursula okay. Le Guin's Earthsea Cycle Now a SCI FI unique Miniseries! while younger Tenar is selected as excessive priestess to the traditional and anonymous Powers of the Earth, every thing is taken clear of her-home, kinfolk, possessions, even her identify. She is referred to now merely as Arha, the Eaten One, father or mother of the labyrinthine Tombs of Atuan, shrouded in darkness. whilst a tender wizard, Ged Sparrowhawk, involves thieve the Tombs' maximum hidden treasure, the hoop of Erreth-Akbe, Tenar's rightful accountability is to guard the Tombs. yet Ged additionally brings with him the sunshine of magic and stories of a brighter international Tenar hasn't ever recognized. Will Tenar danger every thing to flee the darkness that has turn into her area? With thousands of copies bought around the world, Ursula okay. Le Guin's Earthsea Cycle has earned a valuable position at the cabinets of delusion fanatics in all places, along the works of such loved authors as J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis.

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By Ursula K. Le Guin

THE TOMBS OF ATUAN publication of Ursula okay. Le Guin's Earthsea Cycle Now a SCI FI unique Miniseries! while younger Tenar is selected as excessive priestess to the traditional and anonymous Powers of the Earth, every thing is taken clear of her-home, kinfolk, possessions, even her identify. She is referred to now merely as Arha, the Eaten One, father or mother of the labyrinthine Tombs of Atuan, shrouded in darkness. whilst a tender wizard, Ged Sparrowhawk, involves thieve the Tombs' maximum hidden treasure, the hoop of Erreth-Akbe, Tenar's rightful accountability is to guard the Tombs. yet Ged additionally brings with him the sunshine of magic and stories of a brighter international Tenar hasn't ever recognized. Will Tenar danger every thing to flee the darkness that has turn into her area? With thousands of copies bought around the world, Ursula okay. Le Guin's Earthsea Cycle has earned a valuable position at the cabinets of delusion fanatics in all places, along the works of such loved authors as J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis.

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Hazardous materials in the hydrologic environment the role by Committee on U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources

By Committee on U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources Research, Water Science and Technology Board, Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources.

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By Committee on U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources Research, Water Science and Technology Board, Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources.

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Principles of Soil Conservation and Management by Humberto Blanco-Canqui, Rattan Lal

By Humberto Blanco-Canqui, Rattan Lal

Principles of Soil administration and Conservation” comprehensively stories the state-of-knowledge on soil erosion and administration. It discusses intimately soil conservation issues on the subject of soil productiveness, surroundings caliber, and agronomic construction. It addresses the results of soil erosion with emphasis on worldwide hotspots and synthesizes to be had from constructed and constructing nations. It additionally severely reports details on no-till administration, natural farming, crop residue administration for business makes use of, conservation buffers (e.g., grass buffers, agroforestry systems), and the matter of hypoxia within the Gulf of Mexico and in different regions.

This publication uniquely addresses the worldwide matters together with carbon sequestration, internet emissions of CO2, and erosion as a sink or resource of C lower than various situations of soil administration. It additionally deliberates the results of the projected international warming on soil erosion and vice versa. the fear approximately worldwide nutrition defense on the subject of soil erosion and techniques for confronting the remainder difficulties in soil administration and conservation are particularly addressed. This quantity is acceptable for either undergraduate and graduate scholars attracted to knowing the foundations of soil conservation and administration. The ebook is additionally priceless for practitioners, extension brokers, soil conservationists, and policymakers as a huge reference material.

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By Humberto Blanco-Canqui, Rattan Lal

Principles of Soil administration and Conservation” comprehensively stories the state-of-knowledge on soil erosion and administration. It discusses intimately soil conservation issues on the subject of soil productiveness, surroundings caliber, and agronomic construction. It addresses the results of soil erosion with emphasis on worldwide hotspots and synthesizes to be had from constructed and constructing nations. It additionally severely reports details on no-till administration, natural farming, crop residue administration for business makes use of, conservation buffers (e.g., grass buffers, agroforestry systems), and the matter of hypoxia within the Gulf of Mexico and in different regions.

This publication uniquely addresses the worldwide matters together with carbon sequestration, internet emissions of CO2, and erosion as a sink or resource of C lower than various situations of soil administration. It additionally deliberates the results of the projected international warming on soil erosion and vice versa. the fear approximately worldwide nutrition defense on the subject of soil erosion and techniques for confronting the remainder difficulties in soil administration and conservation are particularly addressed. This quantity is acceptable for either undergraduate and graduate scholars attracted to knowing the foundations of soil conservation and administration. The ebook is additionally priceless for practitioners, extension brokers, soil conservationists, and policymakers as a huge reference material.

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Natural hazards and disasters by Donald Hyndman, David Hyndman

By Donald Hyndman, David Hyndman

Cengage Learning's typical dangers and mess ups brings direction thoughts to lifestyles with interactive studying, examine, and examination practise instruments besides industry best textual content content material for introductory earth technological know-how classes. even if you utilize a standard revealed textual content or all electronic common risks and mess ups substitute, it truly is by no means been more uncomplicated to raised comprehend the underlying geological procedures, discover the influence those tactics have on people and vice versa, and study recommendations for mitigating those risks' actual and fiscal damage. to be had with InfoTrac pupil Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.

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By Donald Hyndman, David Hyndman

Cengage Learning's typical dangers and mess ups brings direction thoughts to lifestyles with interactive studying, examine, and examination practise instruments besides industry best textual content content material for introductory earth technological know-how classes. even if you utilize a standard revealed textual content or all electronic common risks and mess ups substitute, it truly is by no means been more uncomplicated to raised comprehend the underlying geological procedures, discover the influence those tactics have on people and vice versa, and study recommendations for mitigating those risks' actual and fiscal damage. to be had with InfoTrac pupil Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.

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