Exercises in Active Tectonics
by Nicholas Pinter
Publisher: Prentice Hall 1996
Number of pages: 165
This set of exercises is specially designed to accompany any tectonic geomorphology text. Emphasizing the principles and practices of problem- solving, it guide students through real-world research problems and techniques with step-by-step instructions and explanations. Topics include isostacy and locating earthquake epicenters.
Download or read it online for free here:
(multiple PDF files)
by Richard Blewett (ed.) - ANU Press
Presented in a refreshingly non-linear format, the book summarises much of what we know about this country's geological history, discussing the fossil record and evolution of life across the continent, describing its mineral and energy reserves.
This book has a single purpose: to explain how it is even possible to reconstruct the history of the Earth from data available in the present. The emphasis is methodological: rather than explaining what is known, we shall look at how it is known.
by Henry Stephens Washington - Wiley
This book presents to chemists, petrologists, mining engineers and others who have not made a particular study of quantitative analysis, a selection of methods for the chemical analysis of silicate rocks, and especially those of igneous origin.
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.