Guidebook of Applied Fluvial Geomorphology by D. Sear, D. Malcolm, D. Newson, C. Thorne

By D. Sear, D. Malcolm, D. Newson, C. Thorne

This guidebook will turn out a important resource of knowledge at the ideas and alertness of fluvial geomorphology for an individual excited about river engineering and administration, together with flood administration, fisheries, conservation, ecology, activity, hydrometry, environmental review, panorama structure and water caliber.

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Environmental Geology: Facing the Challenges of Our Changing by Jon Erickson

By Jon Erickson

Assisting readers to appreciate the hopes and the dangers dealing with humankind through studying extra in regards to the motives and the results of environmental switch, Environmental Geology is a invaluable consultant to an exhilarating and comparatively new technological know-how that bargains with the connection among humans and their geologic atmosphere. bankruptcy through bankruptcy, this quantity info the numerous methods man-made and normal forces have caused critical - and from time to time, irreversible - harm to the earth, together with: - weather switch: The Greenhouse impression - Hydrologic job: Water stream and Flooding - Coastal strategies: Seacoasts and Estuaries - Tectonic dangers: Earthquakes and Volcanoes - Desertification: Deserts and Droughts - ordinary assets: Depletion of commercial fabrics - Land Use: The altering panorama.

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US combat shotguns by Leroy Thompson, Peter Dennis, Alan Gilliland

By Leroy Thompson, Peter Dennis, Alan Gilliland

Whilst a soldier needs to face a number of competitors at shut quarters, few guns can fit the effectiveness of the shotgun. From global conflict I to the battle on Terror, the shotgun has been a devastating weapon within the arms folks troops. For city strive against, prisoner regulate and shipboard operations, it continues to be as lethal at the present time because it used to be a century in the past. This publication examines a variety of forms, from the early wrestle shotguns via to the rebel gun and trench gun types utilized in international warfare l. So potent used to be the ditch shotgun, the Germans complained it violated the "Rules of struggle" as an inhumane weapon, and threatened to execute troops captured sporting one. extra lately in the course of the struggle on Terror, shotguns were used to transparent cave complexes in Afghanistan and constructions in Iraq, yet in particular to blow doorways open in the course of entries and searches. that includes specifically commissioned full-color art, this is often the tale of the origins, improvement and using the wrestle shotgun in US provider, from the...

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The Global Cryosphere: Past, Present and Future by Roger Barry, Thian Yew Gan

By Roger Barry, Thian Yew Gan

This is often the 1st textbook to handle all of the elements of the Earth's cryosphere - all varieties of snow and ice, either terrestrial and marine. It presents a concise yet finished precis of snow disguise, glaciers, ice sheets, lake and river ice, permafrost, sea ice and icebergs - their prior heritage and projected destiny country. it's designed for classes at higher undergraduate and graduate point in environmental technological know-how, geography, geology, glaciology, hydrology, water source engineering and ocean sciences. It additionally presents a good updated precis for researchers of the cryosphere. The e-book contains an in depth bibliography, a number of figures and colour plates, thematic bins on chosen themes and a word list. The ebook builds on classes taught by way of the authors for lots of many years on the college of Colorado and the collage of Alberta. when there are numerous current texts on person parts of the cryosphere, no different textbook covers the full cryosphere.

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The Making of the Geological Society of London (Geological by C L E Lewis, S J Knell

By C L E Lewis, S J Knell

Based in 1807, the Geological Society of London turned the worlds first discovered society dedicated to the Earth sciences. In social gathering of the Society's 200-year historical past, this booklet commemorates the lives of the Society's thirteen founders and units geology in its nationwide and ecu context on the flip of the 19th century. In Britain, geology used to be rising as a subject matter in its personal correct from 3 heavily similar disciplines - chemistry, mineralogy and drugs - disciplines that replicate the significant professions and pursuits of the founders. The super power and cooperation of those thirteen males, approximately whom little was once formerly recognized, fast mobilized like-minded males round the kingdom and fueled the international locations ardour for geology; an enthusiasm that quickly unfold to the US and Australia. formerly unpublished works from this era, necessary to knowing the founding of the Society, are reproduced the following for the 1st time. The publication closes with a overview of the Society's 2007 Bicentenary celebrations.The Geological Society of LondonFounded in 1807, the Geological Society of London is the oldest geological society on the planet, and one of many greatest publishers within the Earth sciences.The Society publishes a variety of high quality peer-reviewed titles for teachers and pros operating within the geosciences, and enjoys an enviable foreign recognition for the standard of its work.The many components during which we submit in include:-Petroleum geology-Tectonics, structural geology and geodynamics-Stratigraphy, sedimentology and paleontology-Volcanology, magmatic stories and geochemistry-Remote sensing-History of geology-Regional geology courses

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New Perspectives on the Old Red Sandstone (Geological by P. F. Friend, B. P. J. Williams

By P. F. Friend, B. P. J. Williams

From the 1960Â’s onwards, the outdated purple Sandstone of either borders of the Atlantic Ocean has acted as a try out mattress for the improvement of recent principles at the interpretation of fluvial, lacustrine and aeolian sedimentary rocks, and the research of tectonically-active basins. a lot of the sooner reconnaissance paintings is now being reviewed within the mild of additional targeted box examine, in addition to new advancements within the figuring out of the biostratigraphy, palaeobiology, geochronolgy, pedogenesis and tectonics. 3 normal papers evaluation fresh paintings at the stratigraphical and chronological research of the overdue Silurian, Devonian and Early Carboniferous strata, and summarise current knowing of the tectonics of the basins. those are then via twenty-eight contributions protecting new paintings in japanese united states, Canada, eire, Britain, Norway, Greenland and Spitsbergen. Readership:Research staff in and educational researchers attracted to the Atlantic borderland evolution. additionally to be had: The Geology of britain And Wales - Geology of - ISBN 1862391998 Geology of Scotland (4th ed.) - Geology of - ISBN 978-1-86239-126-0 The Geological Society of LondonFounded in 1807, the Geological Society of London is the oldest geological society on this planet, and one of many greatest publishers within the Earth sciences.The Society publishes a variety of fine quality peer-reviewed titles for lecturers and execs operating within the geosciences, and enjoys an enviable overseas acceptance for the standard of its work.The many parts within which we submit in include:-Petroleum geology-Tectonics, structural geology and geodynamics-Stratigraphy, sedimentology and paleontology-Volcanology, magmatic stories and geochemistry-Remote sensing-History of geology-Regional geology publications

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Panther Variants 1943-45 by Hilary Doyle, Tom Jentz, Mike Badrocke

By Hilary Doyle, Tom Jentz, Mike Badrocke

Panther variations 1943-45 КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Panther versions 1943-45 (New forefront 22)ByHilary L. Doyle, Thomas L. JentzPublisher:Os Publishing1997 48PagesISBN: 1855324768PDF34 MBThe Panther Medium Tank was once produced as a right away results of early reviews with the innovative Soviet T-34/76. Designers and army specialists mixed to provide a few adaptations to supply armoured help for the various branches of the German military. even if appearing as a command communications motor vehicle, interested by cellular air defence as a flakpanzer, a Panzer department restoration car, or making use of the turret as a static defence procedure, the Panther in its many varieties used to be the mainstay of Germany’s plan to maintain her enemies at bay on fronts. This publication, the made of 25 years of study, examines the various Panther versions in detail.sharingmatrix letitbit eighty five

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Earth's Glacial Record (World and Regional Geology) by M. Deynoux, J. M. G. Miller, E. W. Domack, N. Eyles, I.

By M. Deynoux, J. M. G. Miller, E. W. Domack, N. Eyles, I. Fairchild, G. M. Young

Glacial deposits offer a long term list of weather and sea point adjustments in the world. certain examine of sedimentary rocks deposited in the course of and instantly after glacial episodes is paramount to actual palaeoclimatic reconstructions and for our figuring out of world climatic and eustatic alterations. This e-book offers new info and interpretations of the traditional glacial list, taking a look particularly on the overdue Proterozoic and overdue Paleozoic eras. The impact of world tectonics at the origins and distribution of ice lots and the nature of glacial deposits via geologic time is emphasized. series stratigraphic ideas are utilized to glaciogenic successions, and motives for attainable low-latitude glaciation throughout the past due Proterozoic period and the organization of carbonate deposits with glaciogenic rocks are recommend. Early interglacial stipulations, represented through darkish gray mudrocks and ice keel scour positive factors are mentioned. those reports, from key employees in overseas Geological Correlation software venture 260, will relief the certainty of the Earth's climatic historical past.

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