Global Sedimentology Of The Ocean An Interplay Between Geodynamics And Paleoenvironment
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|Author||: Christian M. Robert|
|Total Pages||: 496|
Download Global Sedimentology of the Ocean Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
A great deal of information has been gained during the past 20 years about the deep ocean. This book synthesizes new information in marine sedimentology, applying concepts to case studies, and integrating the information in a context of plate tectonics, global circulation, and sedimentary processes. The potential of sediment series as archives of past environments is highlighted. * complete update of synthetic information in marine sedimentology. * association of information on the origin and transport of sediment particles, the evolution of sediment series and their role as archives of past environments.
|Author||: John K. Warren|
|Total Pages||: 1813|
Download Evaporites Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
The monograph offers a comprehensive discussion of the role of evaporites in hydrocarbon generation and trapping, and new information on low temperature and high temperature ores. It also provides a wealth of information on exploitable salts, in a comprehensive volume has been assembled and organized to provide quick access to relevant information on all matters related to evaporites and associated brines. In addition, there are summaries of evaporite karst hazards, exploitative methods and problems that can arise in dealing with evaporites in conventional and solution mining. This second edition has been revised and extended, with three new chapters focusing on ore minerals in different temperature settings and a chapter on meta-evaporites. Written by a field specialist in research and exploration, the book presents a comprehensive overview of the realms of low- and high-temperature evaporite evolution. It is aimed at earth science professionals, sedimentologists, oil and gas explorers, mining geologists as well as environmental geologists.
|Author||: J. John Lowe,Michael J.C Walker|
|Total Pages||: 568|
Download Reconstructing Quaternary Environments Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
This third edition of Reconstructing Quaternary Environments has been completely revised and updated to provide a new account of the history and scale of environmental changes during the Quaternary. The evidence is extremely diverse ranging from landforms and sediments to fossil assemblages and geochemical data, and includes new data from terrestrial, marine and ice-core records. Dating methods are described and evaluated, while the principles and practices of Quaternary stratigraphy are also discussed. The volume concludes with a new chapter which considers some of the key questions about the nature, causes and consequences of global climatic and environmental change over a range of temporal scales. This synthesis builds on the methods and approaches described earlier in the book to show how a number of exciting ideas that have emerged over the last two decades are providing new insights into the operation of the global earth-ocean-atmosphere system, and are now central to many areas of contemporary Quaternary research. This comprehensive and dynamic textbook is richly illustrated throughout with full-colour figures and photographs. The book will be of interest to undergraduates, postgraduates and professionals in Earth Science, Environmental Science, Physical Geography, Geology, Botany, Zoology, Ecology, Archaeology and Anthropology
|Author||: Arieh Singer,Emilio Galán Huertos|
|Total Pages||: 529|
Download Developments in Palygorskite Sepiolite Research Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
The aim of this comprehenvise book is to present the most important results achieved in the research of the clay minerals palygorskite and sepiolite. Palygorskite and sepiolite have found to be useful in a huge variety of industrial and medical applications. As a result, research on these clays has been intensified during the last two decades, and important advances in their characterization have been made. The book contains contributions from distinguished scientists in the field. Comprehensive treatment of palygorskite and sepiolite Cutting-edge developments in industrial minerals and applications Written by distinguished scientists in the field
|Author||: Moses A. Olade|
|Publsiher||: Prescott books|
|Total Pages||: 402|
|Genre||: Antiques & Collectibles|
Download Mineral Deposits and Exploration Potential of Nigeria Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
This book furnishes a detailed description of the mineral deposits of metallic, non-metallic, solid energy, gemstones and industrial minerals in Nigeria, West Africa with emphasis on their location, geological setting, mode of occurrence, physical and chemical characteristics, ore reserve estimates and metallogeny. It also provides a geoscientific analysis of the solid mineral sector, mineral production statistics, mining, and potential targets for mineral exploration. There are twenty chapters in the book, divided into five parts: Part 1 (geological setting), Part 2 (metallic minerals), Part 3 (energy minerals), Part 4 (industrial minerals & gemstones), and Part 5 (metallogeny, mining & exploration). This book is an invaluable source of information, not only for geology and mining students, but also for practicing geoscientists, exploration and mining professionals and administrators in government and private companies who are interested or involved in economic geology, mineral exploration, and mineral resource development in Nigeria.
|Author||: David I. M. Macdonald|
|Publsiher||: John Wiley & Sons|
|Total Pages||: 368|
Download Sedimentation Tectonics and Eustasy Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
Over the last ten years, seismic and sequence stratigraphic studies have emphasized the role of worldwide fluctuations in sea level in controlling patterns of sedimentation. Widely recognized cycles of coastal onlap are thought to have been caused by such global changes. This postgraduate and reference text contains contributions from an international team of specialists. The book is based upon an IAS meeting which focused attention on the situation at active plate margins, covering three major themes: the underlying mechanics and rates of relative sea-level change at active plate margins; the interaction of eustatic and tectonic processes at modern margins; recognition of the products in the sedimentary record and possible criteria for distinguishing global eustatic from local tectonic effects. This book is intended for those studying and working in sedimentology, basin analysis, exploration geophysics and petroleum geology.
|Author||: Robert S. J. Sparks|
|Publsiher||: American Geophysical Union|
|Total Pages||: 428|
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What does the 21st century hold for Earth system science and geophysics? How can we optimize past discoveries and current breakthroughs? What problems continue to defy resolution? This volume responds to such questions in 30 papers by leading scientists from selected core disciplines. Papers are derived from prestigious Union Symposia at the 2003 General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG).