by Steven Earle
Publisher: BCcampus Open Textbook Project 2015
Number of pages: 544
Physical Geology is a comprehensive introductory text on the physical aspects of geology, including rocks and minerals, plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, glaciation, groundwater, streams, coasts, mass wasting, climate change, planetary geology and much more. It has a strong emphasis on examples from western Canada, especially British Columbia, and also includes a chapter devoted to the geological history of western Canada.
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Contents: Hawaii hotspot; Hawaiian-Emperor seamount chain; Evolution of Hawaiian volcanoes; Hawaiian eruption; List of volcanoes in the Hawaiian-Emperor seamount chain; Windward isles; Loihi Seamount; Kilauea; Kilauea Iki; Mauna Loa; Hualalai; etc.
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Earthquakes are as inescapable as the weather. Every year there are a couple of million earthquakes strong enough to be felt. One of consequences of major impact to people is generated by big magnitude earthquakes with hypocenter located at the sea.
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The first - and only - book to synthesize the whole biostratigraphic and geological usefulness of planktonic foraminifera, unifies existing biostratigraphic schemes and provides an improved correlation reflecting regional biogeographies.
by Damien Closson - InTech
The present book is restricted to the structure and evolution of the terrestrial lithosphere with dominant emphasis on the continents. Topics: Gondwana history, the tectonics of Europe and the Near East; the tectonics of Siberia; and more.