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Damming Grand Canyon: The 1923 USGS Colorado River Expedition
by Diane E. Boyer, Robert H. Webb - Utah State University Press , 2007
In 1923, America paid close attention, as a government party descended the Colorado to survey Grand Canyon. Led by Claude Birdseye, the expedition not only made the first accurate survey of the river gorge but sought to decide the canyon's fate.
Earth's Dynamic Systems
by W. Kenneth Hamblin, Eric H. Christiansen - Prentice Hall , 2003
The book covers the plate tectonic system and the hydrologic cycle. This renowned text presents a striking illustration package, while exposing students to the global view of Earth and teaching them to look at the world as geologists do.
Earth As Art
by Lawrence Friedl, et al. - NASA , 2012
This book celebrates Earth's aesthetic beauty in the patterns, shapes, colors, and textures of the land, oceans, ice, and atmosphere. The book features 75 stunning images of Earth from the Terra, Landsat 5, Landsat 7, EO-1, and Aqua satellites.
Fractal Analysis and Chaos in Geosciences
by Sid-Ali Ouadfeul (ed.) - InTech , 2012
Fractal analysis is becoming a very useful tool to process obtained data from chaotic systems in geosciences. It can be used to resolve many ambiguities in this domain. This book shows the recent applications of the fractal analysis in geosciences.
High School Earth Science
by John Benner, et al. - Wikibooks , 2011
Earth Science deals with any and all aspects of the planet Earth. Earth scientists study the atmosphere high above us as well as the planet's core far beneath us, seeking to understand the beautiful sphere on which we thrive.
New Achievements in Geoscience
by Hwee-San Lim - InTech , 2012
This book highlights issues dealing with geophysical and earth sciences. It is a comprehensive resource for academic researchers in geophysics, environmental science, earth science, natural resource managements and their related support fields.
by Rustam B. Rustamov, Saida E. Salahova - InTech , 2012
Space technology has been found to be a successful application for studying climate change, as current and past data can be dynamically compared. This book presents different aspects of climate change and discusses space technology applications.
Earth Systems: an Earth Science Course
by Christine Loew - Curriki , 2009
This document contains curriculum Earth Science course for grades 9 - 10. Special emphasis is given to the effects of biological processes on Earth systems. Three major concepts may be summarized as matter cycles, energy flows, and life webs.
A Practical Guide to Geostatistical Mapping
by Tomislav Hengl - Lulu.com , 2009
A practical guide to geostatistical mapping using R+gstat/geoR, SAGA GIS and Google Earth combo of software packages. Includes seven diverse data analysis exercises. Materials presented in this book have been used for an advanced training course.
CK-12 Earth Science
- CK-12 Foundation , 2009
This is an introductory textbook on Earth Science. Earth Science covers the study of Earth - its minerals and energy resources, processes inside and on its surface, its past, water, weather and climate, environment and human actions, and astronomy.
Earth Online: An Internet Guide for Earth Science
by Michael Ritter - Wadsworth Pub Co , 1997
This was the first Internet guide written exclusively for the earth sciences. Whether this text is used for Internet homework exercises or lab exercises, Earth Online will open students eyes to the wealth of information at their fingertips.
Remote Sensing Tutorial
by Nicholas M. Short, Sr. - EOS-Goddard Program Office , 2005
A tutorial that will serve as a primer for the new user as well as a teaching tool for the educational community. It provides a detailed understanding of the utility of the data in light of the fundamental principles of electromagnetic energy.
Our Ocean Planet: Oceanography in the 21st Century
by Robert Stewart , 2008
Online textbook for high school and college students: ocean as one part of earth-system science; dynamic interacting systems, abrupt climate change, the influence of human activity; Microbes, the carbon cycle, El Nino, and more.
Global Land Vegetation
- NASA , 2008
This ebook provides current scientific information on how scientists study and monitor vegetation on Earth's surface. The text is designed to support a series of exercises illustrating how satellite data can be used to monitor vegetation dynamics.