Glossary of Geology

Glossary of Geology Author Klaus K. E. Neuendorf
ISBN-10 0922152764
Release 2005-01-01
Pages 779
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The fifth edition of the Glossary of Geology contains nearly 40,000 entries, including 3.600 new terms and nearly 13,000 entries with revised definitions from the previous edition. In addition to definitions, many entries include background information and aids to syllabication. The Glossary draws its authority from the expertise of more than 100 geoscientists in many specialties who reviewed definitions and added new terms.



Glossary of Geology and Related Sciences

Glossary of Geology and Related Sciences Author Jesse V. Howell
ISBN-10 MINN:31951000959062P
Release 1960
Pages 72
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Glossary of Geology

Glossary of Geology Author Klaus K. E. Neuendorf
ISBN-10 3540279512
Release 2005-01-01
Pages 779
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The Glossary has expanded coverage particularly in such active fields as carbonate sedimentology, environmental geology and geophysics, GIS, GPS, hydrology and hydraulics, marine and coastal geology, organic geochemistry, paleoecology, seismology, stratigraphic nomenclature, speleology and karst, and structural geology and tectonics. Many definitions provide a syllabification guide and background information. Thus a reader will learn the difference between look-alike pairs, such as sylvanite (a mineral) and sylvinite (a rock); the origin of terms; the meaning of abbreviations and acronyms common in the geosciences vocabulary; the dates many terms were first used; the meaning of certain prefixes; and the preferred term of two or more synonyms. The authority of this edition, like that of its predecessors, rests on the expertise of geoscientists from many specialties, who have reviewed definitions, added new terms, and cited references. Their contributions make the Glossary an essential reference work for all in the geosciences community.



Glossary of Geology

Glossary of Geology Author Robert McAfee
ISBN-10 0913312002
Release 1974
Pages 857
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Dictionary of Geology and Mineralogy

Dictionary of Geology and Mineralogy Author William Humble
ISBN-10 UCAL:B3121880
Release 1840
Pages 279
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Numerical Geology

Numerical Geology Author N. M. S. Rock
ISBN-10 3540500707
Release 1988
Pages 427
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This sourcebook to the prodigious literature on applications of computers and statistics to geology contains over 2000 references. The glossary provides succinct explanations of most statistical and mathematical terms. Computer topics include hardware, software, programming languages, databases, and communications graphics, CAO/CAM, CAI, GIS and expert systems. Statistical topics range from elementary properties of numbers through univariate, bivariate to multivariate methods. The brief notes on each method provide a general guide to what the technique does, and are illustrated with worked examples from a wide range of geological disciplines. Students and researchers will find the book useful in coping with the explosion of information which has taken place in geology, and to make the best possible use of computers in interpreting acquired data.



Soil Structure and Fabric

Soil Structure and Fabric Author R Brewer
ISBN-10 9780643106185
Release 1988-01-01
Pages 173
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Soil Structure and Fabric sets out a method of describing the structure and fabric of soils that proceeds consistently from macroscopic descriptions in the field to descriptions from standard thin sections as viewed with a light microscope. Most of the book is devoted to the description and classification of the microscopic characteristics of soils.



The Manual of Scientific Style

The Manual of Scientific Style Author Harold Rabinowitz
ISBN-10 0080557961
Release 2009-06-12
Pages 984
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Much like the Chicago Manual of Style, The Manual of Scientific Style addresses all stylistic matters in the relevant disciplines of physical and biological science, medicine, health, and technology. It presents consistent guidelines for text, data, and graphics, providing a comprehensive and authoritative style manual that can be used by the professional scientist, science editor, general editor, science writer, and researcher. Scientific disciplines treated independently, with notes where variances occur in the same linguistic areas Organization and directives designed to assist readers in finding the precise usage rule or convention A focus on American usage in rules and formulations with noted differences between American and British usage Differences in the various levels of scientific discourse addressed in a variety of settings in which science writing appears Instruction and guidance on the means of improving clarity, precision, and effectiveness of science writing, from its most technical to its most popular



Environmental Hydrogeology Second Edition

Environmental Hydrogeology  Second Edition Author Philip E. LaMoreaux
ISBN-10 9781420055023
Release 2008-10-21
Pages 375
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Headlines continue to blare news of climate change, tangential catastrophic events, and dwindling energy resources. Written by respected practitioners, and geared to practitioners and students, Environmental Hydrogeology, Second Edition explores the role that hydrogeology can play in solving challenging environmental problems. New in the Second Edition: Coverage of groundwater recharging Exploration of geology of sink hole prone areas A case study of how salt-water springs were drawn down to manageable levels in the Red River Comprehensive Coverage from Trusted Experts The authors provide a complete introduction to the fast-growing and evolving field of environmental hydrogeology and its future. The second edition includes completely updated material and select new case studies. Matching the caliber of coverage found in the previous edition, the authors explore topics such as the geological aspects of disposal sites, surface water hydrogeology, groundwater hydrology and wells, environmental impacts and the hydrological system, and more. They also include types, sources, and properties of waste products, and propose waste management programs for groundwater protection. Explore Applications and Solutions Looming threats such as climate change, water pollution, acid rain, and air pollution extend beyond national boundaries and span the gaps between continents. An in-depth understanding of hydrogeology will be necessary to resolve these problems. Focusing on science rather than the regulations of any particular jurisdiction, the authors explore a variety of solutions and practical applications to issues such as groundwater recharging and protection.



Glossary of mining geology

Glossary of mining geology Author Gerhardt Christian Amstutz
ISBN-10 UCAL:B4118540
Release 1971
Pages 197
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3 D Structural Geology

3 D Structural Geology Author Richard H. Groshong
ISBN-10 9783662039120
Release 2013-03-14
Pages 324
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This is a handbook of practical techniques for making the best possible interpretation of geological structures at the map scale and for extracting the maximum amount of information from surface and subsurface maps. Quantitative methods are emphasized throughout and analytical solutions are given. Interpretation strategies are defined for GIS or CAD users, yet are simple enough to be done by hand. This book will help users produce better geological maps, judge the quality of existing maps, and locate and fix mapping errors.



Economic Geology

Economic Geology Author Walter L. Pohl
ISBN-10 9781444394863
Release 2011-03-03
Pages 680
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Humanity’s ever-increasing hunger for mineral raw materials, caused by a growing global population and ever increasing standards of living, has resulted in economic geology becoming a subject of urgent importance. This book provides a broad panorama of mineral deposits, covering their origin and geological characteristics, the principles of the search for ores and minerals, and the investigation of newly found deposits. Practical and environmental issues that arise during the life cycle of a mine and after its closure are addressed, with an emphasis on sustainable and "green" mining. The central scientific theme of the book is to place the extraordinary variability of mineral deposits in the frame of fundamental geological processes. The book is written for earth science students and practicing geologists worldwide. Professionals in administration, resource development, mining, mine reclamation, metallurgy, and mineral economics will also find the text valuable. Economic Geology is a fully revised translation of the the fifth edition of the German language text Mineralische und Energie-Rohstoffe. Additional resources for this book can be found at: www.wiley.com/go/pohl/geology. The author's website can be found at: http://www.walter-pohl.com.



Dictionary of Geological Terms

Dictionary of Geological Terms Author Robert Latimer Bates
ISBN-10 9780385181013
Release 1984
Pages 571
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Concise definitions of all significant terms in the earth science cover the most recent advances and discoveries and include items from related fields



Glossary of Hydrology

Glossary of Hydrology Author William E. Wilson
ISBN-10 3540012729
Release 2003-04-23
Pages 248
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The perfect glossary for anyone who must think and write concisely about hydrology. Hydrologists, environmentalists, or any professional geoscientists, engineer, or student can use it to define their research in current terminology. With more than 4,000 terms, many with background information, the Glossary of Hydrology will be an invaluable addition to your reference library. Selected terms include: hydrogeology, surface water hydrology, hydrochemistry, meteorology, oceanography, engineering geology, environmental geology, soils, and other related fields. "This handy reference is essential for all professional and student hydrologists!" (Philip E. LaMoreaux, LaMoreaux and Associates )



ELEMENTS OF GEOLOGY

ELEMENTS OF GEOLOGY Author S.M. MATHUR
ISBN-10 8120335155
Release 2008-04-22
Pages 164
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Aimed at B.Sc. students of geology, this introductory text develops a basic understanding of the Earth as a complex, evolving system of geological processes. This book will also be of immense use to those postgraduate students of geology who opt for this stream after graduating in disciplines other than geology. Geology as a science has recently gained increasing importance because of the current developments in oil and mineral exploration and also because of recent occurrences of earthquakes and tsunamis. This book covers the entire spectrum of the geologic concepts and relates them to the main processes of geomorphology, earthquakes and volcanoes. Important types of the three categories of rocks—igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic—that form the crust of the Earth are described with their characteristic mineralogy. Major structures that are born of tectonic activities are discussed. Palaeontological descriptions cover not only the plant and animal groups but also other evidences of life in the geological record and evolution. An important feature of the text is that modern stratigraphic methods of classification are outlined clearly, and the latest geologic time scale with numerical ages as approved in 2004 by the International Commission on Stratigrahy of the International Union of Geological Sciences is incorporated.



The Antarctic Dictionary

The Antarctic Dictionary Author Bernadette Hince
ISBN-10 9780643102323
Release 2000-11-10
Pages 404
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The world’s most isolated continent has spawned some of the most unusual words in the English language. In the space of a mere century, a remarkable vocabulary has evolved to deal with the extraordinary environment and living organisms of the Antarctic and subantarctic. Here, for the first time, is a complete guide to the origin and definitions of Antarctic words. Like other historical dictionaries, The Antarctic Dictionary gives the reader quotations for each word. These quotations are the life-blood of the dictionary — more than 15 000 quotations from about 1000 different sources give the reader a unique insight into the way the language of Antarctica has evolved. The reader will find out what it means to be slotted, the shortcomings of homers, the joys of a donga and the hazards of a growler. The Antarctic Dictionary has been meticulously researched, and will appeal to all those who have been to the frozen continent or have ever dreamed of going there. It will also appeal to those fascinated by the development of language. With a forward by Sir Ranulph Fiennes.



Introduction to Metamorphic Textures and Microstructures

Introduction to Metamorphic Textures and Microstructures Author Barker, A.J. (Department of Geology, University of Southampton)
ISBN-10 9781317856436
Release 2013-12-19
Pages 280
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A text which aims to help undergraduate students in geology to recognize and interpret metamorphic textures and microstructures in thin-section. For lecturers and postgraduates in geology and petrology, the book provides reference for the interpretation of metamorphic rocks.