By Michael J. Hambrey,Jürg C. Alean
Considering that glaciers and ice sheets hide approximately 10% of the Earth’s land floor in an international the place human civilization is more and more impacted via the consequences of adjusting glacial job, Colour Atlas of Glacial Phenomena offers itself as an quintessential advisor for college students, pros, and researchers who are looking to be larger knowledgeable whereas learning and monitoring the long run affects of glaciers and ice sheets at the international surroundings. whereas stressing either the wonder and software of glaciers, the authors disguise severe beneficial properties of glaciers and their landforms and supply invaluable reasons of the foremost techniques in glaciology and glacial geology. The authors extend to illustrate how our lives are prompted by means of the Cryosphere, a key part of the Earth procedure and the way this heightens the vulnerability of glaciers and ice sheets to deterioration. This illustrated booklet additionally helpfully maps out areas of mountain glaciers and ice caps world wide for a pragmatic reference and discusses the goods of glacial erosion and deposition vital to realizing emerging international sea degrees.
By K. R. McClay
"...the writer is to be congratulated on generating such an exceptional textual content. the complete diversity of mapping strategies that an undergraduate scholar would require are defined and the e-book will nonetheless be huge aid to post-graduates starting off on their examine paintings. The ebook represents tremendous worth and is punctiliously recommended."
—C.R.L. Friend, Mineralogical Magazine
By John S. Rinehart
By Calvin Clarke,Susan Clarke
Cover each base with the whole source for nationwide four & five Geography counseled via SQA!
One of a three-book sequence, this name bargains distinct, entire and rigorous insurance of 4 of the worldwide concerns in nationwide four and five Geography.
- make sure figuring out with end-of-chapter questions for every subject at N4 and N5 levels
- advertise lively studying via particular activites in each one chapter
- have interaction scholars with a full-colour, available format
By Claudia Robbi Sluter,Carla Bernadete Madureira Cruz,Paulo Márcio Leal de Menezes
By Frances M. Williams
Understanding Ethiopia is an in depth description of Ethiopia’s geological tale and permits non-specialist readers to percentage the author’s thrill at gaining a deeper perception into the tactics which produced, and proceed to form, this outstanding nation. Ethiopia’s fabulous landscapes, starting from mountains over 4500m excessive to salt plains 150m lower than sea point, are a mirrored image of the geological tactics that shaped the rustic. certainly, its heritage and the old websites, for which it's well known, are mostly decided via geology. Readers study why and the way Ethiopia’s geology is either specific and dynamic, as the following the earth’s crust is within the means of breaking apart.
By William J. Craig,Trevor M. Harris,Daniel Weiner
Have you ever thought of how a lot impact details expertise has on society through the international? development usually locations reduce source of revenue and marginalized groups at a different drawback. neighborhood Participation and Geographic info structures, deals an in depth examine numerousexamples around the globe the place groups have truly taken keep an eye on of the know-how and used it to their virtue. this is often offered within the type of case reviews and types equivalent to Philadelphia's neighborhoods, the Atlanta venture, and local revitalization in Minneapolis, reflecting public participation in GIS techniques, top practices, constraints, and opportunities.
By Shun-ichiro Karato
Though the deep inside of the Earth (and different terrestrial planets) is inaccessible to people, we can mix observational, experimental and computational (theoretical) stories to start to appreciate the function of the deep Earth within the dynamics and evolution of the planet. This publication brings jointly a sequence of experiences of key parts during this very important and colourful box of studies.
A variety of fabric houses, together with section changes and rheological homes, affects the way fabric is circulated in the planet. This flow re-distributes key fabrics reminiscent of volatiles that have an effect on the trend of fabrics circulate. the knowledge of deep Earth constitution and dynamics is a key to the certainty of evolution and dynamics of terrestrial planets, together with planets orbiting different stars.
This e-book comprises chapters on deep Earth fabrics, compositional types, and geophysical reviews of fabric move which jointly supply a useful synthesis of deep Earth research.
Readership: complicated undergraduates, graduates and researchers in geophysics, mineral physics and geochemistry.
By Grant Heiken,Julie Wilbert,Jody Heiken
By Agustin Udías