by Damien Closson
Publisher: InTech 2011
Number of pages: 358
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; the tectonics of China and its neighbourhood; advanced concepts on plate tectonics; the relation between tectonics and petroleum researches; etc.
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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.
by William Harmon Norton - Ginn & company
The author has ventured to depart from the common usage which subdivides geology into a number of departments, and to treat in immediate connection with each geological process the land forms and the rock structures which it has produced.
by Ernest N. Wolff - University of Alaska, Fairbanks
This book will be of value to the experienced prospector who would like to learn something of geology; the young geologist who needs information on practical prospecting; the novice who needs a comprehensive reference; and the experienced geologist.
by Steve Glasser, at al. - US Forest Service
The effects of human activities on ground water need to be clearly understood in order to manage these systems. This guide emphasizes that disruption of ground water resources has consequences for hydrological systems and related environment.