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Aids in practical geology

Grenville A. J. Cole

Aids in practical geology

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Published by Charles Griffin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Grenville A.J. Cole.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv,431p. :
    Number of Pages431
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20028594M

    Topics include basic laws in Geology, the Earth's interior and plate tectonics, water and climate change, igneous rocks and volcanoes, and earthquakes. Hatch - Whittakeredition. Many concepts are still valid today. Multidisciplinary approach is based on geology, sedimentology, geochronology and geophysics. It's also important to have access to appropriate techniques as they become available.

    Students using this book can see continents collide and watch what happens at the mid-ocean ridge. This manual is not, therefore, just an academic exercise; it is designed to demonstrate that geology is a profession that relates directly to the world outside of college and that basic principles of geology can be used to understand professional situations as well as postcollege travel experiences. The third section presents the concepts and techniques of pathology, toxicology and epidemiology that underpin investigations into the human health effects of exposure to naturally occurring elements. This DK Eyewitness is similar, too — lots of photos, stories about earth-related myths, as well as actual science.

    Brantley - US. The manual presents fundamental concepts of historical geology by providing realistic situations to which geologic concepts and data apply. It is organized into four main sections. The direct application of abstract principles to concrete situations and practical problems reinforces the learning process while instilling a strong sense of the purpose for geologic study. Relevant mathematical expressions are separated into boxes to supplement the text.


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For this revised edition, editors and authors have updated the content that evolved a lot during and added two new chapters, on public health, and agriculture and health. Geological Survey of Ireland, Dublin.

The former represents knowledge for its own sake, while the latter knowledge is turned to some creative purpose. Chapter 6 deals with plate tectonics, an important topic for both physical and historical geology.

Seriously dope. Every year there are a couple of million earthquakes strong enough to be felt. Following on from the international popularity of the first edition, this new, revised, and much expanded edition contains additional case histories, and descriptions of geophysical techniques not previously included in such textbooks.

It provides a geoscience perspective on metal mining and the environment and improves Earth science literacy. Hudson, F. The presence of crystals in some igneous rocks suggested to Abraham Gottlob WernerProfessor of Mining and Mineralogy at Freiberg, that all rocks had been deposited from solution as a vast primordial ocean had evaporated.

The book covers a range of applications including mineral, hydrocarbon and groundwater exploration, and emphasises the use of geophysics in civil engineering and in environmental investigations. Topics include basic laws in Geology, the Earth's interior and plate tectonics, water and climate change, igneous rocks and volcanoes, and earthquakes.

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The Smithsonian Handbook version is a little bigger, and less portable, but really awesome. The last section provides a toolbox of analytical approaches to environmental research and medical geology investigations.

Plumlee - American Geological InstituteThe booklet offers new tools for raising awareness and understanding of the impact and issues surrounding metal mining and the environment. Presenting that the true value of all investigation is analogous understanding of available circumstance.

Blanche Vernon was also one of Cole's students. Love, John C. Great graphics and photos matching a well written text.

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