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  • Underland

    Underland
    av Robert Macfarlane

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141030579

    The highly anticipated new book from the internationally bestselling, prize-winning author of Landmarks, The Lost Words and The Old Ways 'You'd be crazy not to read this book' The Sunday Times 'Underland is a magnificent feat of writing, travelling…

  • Underland

    Underland
    av Robert Macfarlane

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241143803

    The highly anticipated new book from the internationally bestselling, prize-winning author of Landmarks, The Lost Words and The Old WaysDiscover the hidden worlds beneath our feet... In Underland, Robert Macfarlane takes us on a journey into the wor…

  • Istiden

    Istiden
    av Jamie Woodward

    Inbunden - 2016 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789187935039

    Lämningarna efter den senaste istiden syns överallt i Sverige: Landhöjning, räfflor i berg och jättekast påminner om den 3 4 kilometer tjocka isen. Studiet av istiden har revolutionerat hur vi ser på jordens utveckling, och hur landskap och ekosyste…

  • Land of Wondrous Cold: The Race to Discover Antarctica and Unlock the Secrets of Its Ice

    Land of Wondrous Cold: The Race to Discover Antarctica and Unlock the Secrets of Its Ice
    av Wood

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691172200

    A gripping history of the polar continent, from the great discoveries of the nineteenth century to modern scientific breakthroughs Antarctica, the ice kingdom hosting the South Pole, looms large in the human imagination. The secrets of this vast fro…

  • A Brief History of Geology

    A Brief History of Geology
    av Kieran D. O'Hara

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107176188

    Geology as a science has a fascinating and controversial history. Kieran D. O'Hara's book provides a brief and accessible account of the major events in the history of geology over the last two hundred years, from early theories of Earth structure d…

  • Empire and Ecology in the Bengal Delta

    Empire and Ecology in the Bengal Delta
    av Debjani Bhattacharyya

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108443340

    What happens when a distant colonial power tries to tame an unfamiliar terrain in the world's largest tidal delta? This history of dramatic ecological changes in the Bengal Delta from 1760 to 1920 involves land, water and humans, tracing the stories…

  • Empire and Ecology in the Bengal Delta

    Empire and Ecology in the Bengal Delta
    av Debjani Bhattacharyya

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108425742

    What happens when a distant colonial power tries to tame an unfamiliar terrain in the world's largest tidal delta? This history of dramatic ecological changes in the Bengal Delta from 1760 to 1920 involves land, water and humans, tracing the stories…

  • Studies in Military Geography and Geology

    Studies in Military Geography and Geology

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402031045

    A selection of papers on a broad range of military topics ranging from the strategic perspective, through analyses of historical battles at the operational and tactical levels, to the use of advanced technologies applied to present-day military prob…

  • The Holocene

    The Holocene
    av Neil Roberts

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781118712573

    The Holocene provides students, researchers and lay-readers with the remarkable story of how the natural world has been transformed since the end of the last Ice Age around 15,000 years ago. This period has witnessed a shift from environmental chang…

  • The Continental Drift Controversy

    The Continental Drift Controversy
    av Henry R. Frankel

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521875059

    The resolution of the sixty-year debate over continental drift, culminating in the triumph of plate tectonics, changed the very fabric of Earth science. This four-volume treatise on the continental drift controversy is the first complete history of…

  • The Continental Drift Controversy

    The Continental Drift Controversy
    av Henry R. Frankel

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107019942

    The resolution of the sixty-year debate over continental drift, culminating in the triumph of plate tectonics, changed the very fabric of Earth science. This four-volume treatise on the continental drift controversy is the first complete history of…

  • Geology and Geomorphology of Holocene Coastal Barriers of Brazil

    Geology and Geomorphology of Holocene Coastal Barriers of Brazil
    av Sergio R. Dillenburg

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783540250081

    This is the first book to cover the Holocene geology and geomorphology of the 9,200 kilometers of the Brazilian coast. It is written for third and fourth year undergraduates, post-graduate students, scientists and man- ers. It characterizes the Braz…

  • Windows into the Earth

    Windows into the Earth
    av Robert B. Smith

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195105971

    Millions of years ago, the North American continent was dragged over the world's largest continental hotspot (a hug column of molten rock rising from the earth's interior), tracing a 5 mile wide, 500 mile long path northeastward across Idaho and gen…

  • Quaternary Glaciations - Extent and Chronology

    Quaternary Glaciations - Extent and Chronology

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780444534477

    The book presents an up-to-date, detailed overview of the Quaternary glaciations all over the world, not only with regard to stratigraphy but also with regard to major glacial landforms and the extent of the respective ice sheets. The locations of k…

  • The Pacific Northwest Coast

    The Pacific Northwest Coast
    av Paul D. Komar

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822320203

    While the coast of the Pacific Northwest becomes populated with houses, condominiums, motels, and restaurants, its beaches and cliffs continue to be altered by ocean currents and winter storms. A companion volume to Living with the Shore of Puget So…

  • The Pacific Northwest Coast

    The Pacific Northwest Coast
    av Paul D. Komar

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822320104

    While the coast of the Pacific Northwest becomes populated with houses, condominiums, motels, and restaurants, its beaches and cliffs continue to be altered by ocean currents and winter storms. A companion volume to Living with the Shore of Puget So…

  • Gletscher Im Wandel: 125 Jahre Gletschermessdienst Des Alpenvereins

    Gletscher Im Wandel: 125 Jahre Gletschermessdienst Des Alpenvereins
    av Andrea Fischer, Gernot Patzelt, Martin Achrainer

    Inbunden - 2018 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783662555392

  • Superplumes: Beyond Plate Tectonics

    Superplumes: Beyond Plate Tectonics

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402057496

    This abundantly illustrated book provides a concise overview of our understanding of the entire mantle, its evolution since early differentiation and the consequences of superplumes for earth surface processes. The book's balanced authorship has pro…

  • The Geomorphology of the Great Barrier Reef

    The Geomorphology of the Great Barrier Reef
    av David Hopley

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521853026

    This 2007 book reviews the history of geomorphological studies of the Great Barrier Reef and assesses the influences of sea-level change and oceanographic processes on the development of reefs over the last 10,000 years. It presents analyses of rece…

  • The Geomorphology of the Great Barrier Reef

    The Geomorphology of the Great Barrier Reef
    av David Hopley

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107405882

    This 2007 book reviews the history of geomorphological studies of the Great Barrier Reef and assesses the influences of sea-level change and oceanographic processes on the development of reefs over the last 10,000 years. It presents analyses of rece…

  • Quaternary of South America and Antarctic Peninsula

    Quaternary of South America and Antarctic Peninsula

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789054106647

    This volume covers such topics as: vegetation development and volcanism in the Esquel region of Argentina; the coastal Pleistocene of the state of Santa Catarina, Argentina; progress in the archaeology of the Pampean region; and coastal sites in sou…

  • Quaternary of South America and Antarctic Peninsula

    Quaternary of South America and Antarctic Peninsula

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789061917335

    This volume is a compilation of papers that deal with palaeoecological aspects of Argentina and Uruguay, and that derive from the special session on the Quaternary of South America at the XIIth INQUA International Congress held in Ottawa in 1987.

  • Quaternary of South America and Antarctic Peninsula

    Quaternary of South America and Antarctic Peninsula

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789061917847

    This volume contains a range of topics from quaternary vertebrate palaeontology in Argentina and biostratigraphy of uppermost Cenozoic in the Pampas. It determines the ice-rafted lithoclasts by the observation on thin slides, the latter issued from…

  • Geological Landscapes of Britain

    Geological Landscapes of Britain
    av Julian Ashbourn

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789402405019

    This book discusses the geological history of Britain from the early geological formation of the British Isles, through to the variety of currently visible rock formations and ensuing natural landscapes. It is presented as an accessible narrative wh…

  • The Tectonic Plates are Moving!

    The Tectonic Plates are Moving!
    av Roy Livermore

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198847939

    Plate tectonics is a revolutionary theory on a par with modern genetics. Yet, apart from the frequent use of cliches such as 'tectonic shift' by economists, journalists, and politicians, the science itself is rarely mentioned and poorly understood.…

  • The Tectonic Plates are Moving!

    The Tectonic Plates are Moving!
    av Roy Livermore

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198717867

    Plate tectonics is a revolutionary theory on a par with modern genetics. Yet, apart from the frequent use of cliches such as 'tectonic shift' by economists, journalists, and politicians, the science itself is rarely mentioned and poorly understood.…

  • The Indian Mesozoic Chronicle

    The Indian Mesozoic Chronicle
    av Jai Krishna

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789811024764

    The book reviews and summarizes the Indian Mesozoic geological evolution in an innovative alternative perspective of sequence stratigraphy. It mainly focuses on the Jurassic interval, but also concisely discusses the preceding Triassic and Cretaceou…

  • A Chronology of Geological Thinking

    A Chronology of Geological Thinking
    av Susan J. Thompson

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810821217

  • Living with the South Carolina Coast

    Living with the South Carolina Coast
    av Gered Lennon

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822318095

    Living with the South Carolina Coast is the latest volume in the Living with the Shore series that comprehensively investigates the status of a specific state's coastal region. Completely revising a previously published work in the series that dealt…

  • Living with the South Carolina Coast

    Living with the South Carolina Coast
    av Gered Lennon

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822318156

    Living with the South Carolina Coast is the latest volume in the Living with the Shore series that comprehensively investigates the status of a specific state's coastal region. Completely revising a previously published work in the series that dealt…

  • Historical Geotectonics - Palaeozoic

    Historical Geotectonics - Palaeozoic

    Inbunden - 1922 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789054102267

    This translation discusses historical geotectonics.Contents: Vendian - Late Cambrian. Development of Phanerozoic mobile belts; Ordovician - Mature stage of Caledonian and initial stage of development of Hercynian mobile belts; Silurian-Early Devonia…

  • The Great Ocean Conveyor

    The Great Ocean Conveyor
    av Wally Broecker

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691143545

    Wally Broecker is one of the world's leading authorities on abrupt global climate change. More than two decades ago, he discovered the link between ocean circulation and climate change, in particular how shutdowns of the Great Ocean Conveyor--the va…

  • The Nile Basin

    The Nile Basin
    av Martin Williams

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107179196

    The Nile Basin contains a record of human activities spanning the last million years. However, the interactions between prehistoric humans and environmental changes in this area are complex and often poorly understood. This comprehensive book explai…

  • Wüste, Meer und Lavafluten

    Wüste, Meer und Lavafluten
    av Gerhard Jahn

    Inbunden - 2017 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783958281387

  • Emplacement Mechanisms of Nappes and Thrust Sheets

    Emplacement Mechanisms of Nappes and Thrust Sheets
    av Olivier Merle

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792348795

    Nappes and overthrusts are the mosl representative geological structures in mountain chains. The issue of their emplacement mechanisms and of the driving force of these displacements is a major problem in tectonics which interests, for near to a cen…

  • Early Cretaceous Volcanism in Central and Eastern Argentina During Gondwana Break-Up

    Early Cretaceous Volcanism in Central and Eastern Argentina During Gondwana Break-Up
    av Silvia Leonor Lagorio

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319295916

    This book analyzes the Early Cretaceous volcanic processes in Misiones Province and in Sierra Chica de Cordoba (Argentina). The volcanism in Misiones is tholeiitic and belongs to the Parana Magmatic Province (PMP), which extends throughout South Ame…

  • Great Moments in the History of Life

    Great Moments in the History of Life
    av George H. Shaw

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319992167

    A non-technical (but serious) treatment of those parts of Earth history leading up to human history, as well as some pre-historical aspects of humanity. Many "events" in Earth's history necessarily preceded the emergence of human beings (and intelli…

  • Plate Tectonics

    Plate Tectonics
    av Wolfgang Frisch

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783540765035

    How are mountains formed? Why are there old and young mountains? Why do the shapes of South America and Africa fit so well together? Why is the Pacific surrounded by a ring of volcanoes and earthquake prone areas while the edges of the Atlantic are…

  • Deutschlands Süden - Vom Erdmittelalter Zur Gegenwart

    Deutschlands Süden - Vom Erdmittelalter Zur Gegenwart
    av Joachim Eberle, Bernhard Eitel, Wolf Dieter Blümel

    Inbunden - 2017 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783662543801

    S ddeutschland geh rt zu den abwechslungsreichsten Landschaften der Erde. Kaum eine andere Region bietet auf so engem Gebiet eine vergleichbare Vielfalt an Naturr umen: Grundgebirgs- und Schichtstufenlandschaften, die gewaltige Bruchzone des Oberrhe…

  • Erdgeschichte

    Erdgeschichte
    av Roland Walter

    Inbunden - 2016 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783510653379

  • Erdgeschichte

    Erdgeschichte
    av Roland Walter

    Häftad - 2016 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783510653348

  • Historical and Recent Catastrophic Tsunamis in the World

    Historical and Recent Catastrophic Tsunamis in the World

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783034807029

    The 2010 tsunamis generated in Haiti, Chile, and Indonesia caused various damage on the coasts. In the past, the 1755 Lisbon, 1964 Alaska, and 2003 Algeria earthquakes also generated damaging tsunamis. This volume contains an introduction and 18 pap…

  • Epeirophorese, Teil 3 B: Die Eiszeiten Des Karbons Und Perms

    Epeirophorese, Teil 3 B: Die Eiszeiten Des Karbons Und Perms
    av Wilhelm Salomon-Calvi

    Inbunden - 1933 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783111190808

  • Basement Tectonics 12

    Basement Tectonics 12

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792351924

    The 12thInternational BasementTectonicsConferencewas hostedbythe Schoolof Geologyand Geophysics and theOklahoma Geological Survey inthe SarkeysEnergy Centeronthe campusoftheUniversityofOklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, U. S. A. , from May 21stthroughMay 2…

  • Nature's Clocks

    Nature's Clocks
    av Doug Macdougall

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520261617

    'Radioactivity is like a clock that never needs adjusting,' writes Doug Macdougall. 'It would be hard to design a more reliable timekeeper.' In "Nature's Clocks", Macdougall tells how scientists who were seeking to understand the past arrived at the…

  • Basement Tectonics 8

    Basement Tectonics 8

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792320883

    The 8th International Conference on Basement Tectonics was held in Butte, Montana, August 8-12,1988. Historically, basement tectonics conferences have focused on such topics as reactivation of faults, the influence of basement faults on metallogeny…

  • Chicxulub: The Impact and Tsunami

    Chicxulub: The Impact and Tsunami
    av David Shonting

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319394855

    This book tells the story of the catastrophic impact of the giant 10 Km asteroid Chicxulub into the ancient Gulf of Mexico 65.5 million years ago. The book begins with a discussion of the nature of asteroids and the likelihood of future Earth-impact…

  • The Origin of Mountains

    The Origin of Mountains
    av Cliff Ollier

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415198905

    The Origins of Mountains approaches mountains from facts about mountain landscapes rather than theory. The book illustrates that almost everywhere, mountains arose by vertical uplift of a former plain, and by a mixture of cracking and warping by ear…

  • The Origin of Mountains

    The Origin of Mountains
    av Cliff Ollier

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415198899

    The Origins of Mountains approaches mountains from facts about mountain landscapes rather than theory. The book illustrates that almost everywhere, mountains arose by vertical uplift of a former plain, and by a mixture of cracking and warping by ear…

  • Earth System History

    Earth System History
    av Steven M. Stanley

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781429255264

    This classic textbook is now in its fourth edition and Steven Stanley has teamed up with John Luczaj, an award winning field geologist. Written from a truly integrated earth systems perspective this updated edition includes new coverage on mass exti…

  • Erdgeschichte

    Erdgeschichte
    av Klaus Schmidt

    Inbunden - 1972 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783110035568

  • Transform Plate Boundaries and Fracture Zones

    Transform Plate Boundaries and Fracture Zones

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780128120644

    Transform Plate Boundaries and Fracture Zones bridges the gap between the classic plate tectonic theory and new emerging ideas, offering an assessment of the state-of-the-art, pending questions, and future directions in the study of transform plate…

  • Engineering Geology for Society and Territory - Volume 1

    Engineering Geology for Society and Territory - Volume 1

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319092997

    This book is one out of 8 IAEG XII Congress volumes and deals with climate change affecting different natural processes and environments, such as slope dynamics, water courses, coastal and marine environments, hydrological and littoral processes and…

  • Tectonic Boundary Conditions for Climate Reconstructions

    Tectonic Boundary Conditions for Climate Reconstructions

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195112450

    In the last ten to fifteen years there has been a movement to break down old disciplinary boundaries in the geosciences in order to develop a more unified view of the earth as an integrated system. Much of this effort has been stimulated by developm…

  • The Natal Monocline

    The Natal Monocline
    av Lester C. King

    Häftad - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780869803141

  • Principles of Environmental Sciences

    Principles of Environmental Sciences

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402091575

    International experts provide a comprehensive picture of the principles, concepts and methods that are applicable to problems originating from the interaction between the living/non-living environment and mankind. Both the analysis of such problems…

  • Fossils: A Very Short Introduction

    Fossils: A Very Short Introduction
    av Keith Thomson

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192805041

    Fossils have been vital to our understanding of the formation of the earth and the origins of all life on it. However, their impact has not been limited to debates about geology and evolution: attempts to explain their existence has shaken religion…

  • The Ocean of Truth

    The Ocean of Truth
    av Henry William Menard

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691638454

    Menard begins with the leading hypotheses (such as that the earth expands) and the supporting evidence for each. He traces the crucial work of the 1960s year by year as researchers debated hypotheses in correspondence and at frequent meetings. Throu…

  • The Ocean of Truth

    The Ocean of Truth
    av Henry William Menard

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691610320

    Menard begins with the leading hypotheses (such as that the earth expands) and the supporting evidence for each. He traces the crucial work of the 1960s year by year as researchers debated hypotheses in correspondence and at frequent meetings. Throu…

  • The Seven Hills of Rome

    The Seven Hills of Rome
    av Grant Heiken

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691130385

    From humble beginnings, Rome became perhaps the greatest intercontinental power in the world. Why did this historic city become so much more influential than its neighbor, nearby Latium, which was peopled by more or less the same stock? Over the yea…

  • Geodynamic Evolution of the Southernmost Andes

    Geodynamic Evolution of the Southernmost Andes

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319397252

    This book focuses on the strong relation between the tectonic evolution of the Southernmost Andes and their closest southern neighbors, the Scotia Sea and Antarctica. Some episodes are related to processes of global significance such as the opening…

  • Glacial Deposits in Great Britain and Ireland

    Glacial Deposits in Great Britain and Ireland

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789061918752

    With the increasing awareness of environmental problems, there is a growing desire for a detailed understanding of superficial deposits in general, and glacial deposits in particular. This is because these sediments have a profound influence on grou…