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Investigations in Environmental Geology

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ISBN-10: 0138570795

ISBN-13: 9780138570798

Edition: 2nd 1999 (Revised)

Authors: Duncan K. Foley, Garry D. McKenzie, Russell O. Utgard

List price: $71.47
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Description:

A lab manual for undergraduate courses in Environmental Geology, Applied Geology, or Environmental Science. Can also be used as a stand-alone text. Using a hands-on, inquiry-based, problem-solving approach throughout, this laboratory manual for environmental geology features 27 exercises based on classic and recent case histories and current events topics.
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Book details

List price: $71.47
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 8.46" wide x 10.83" long x 0.51" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

Introduction to Geology
Introduction
Earth Materials, Geologic Time, and Geologic Processes
Maps, Aerial Photographs, and Satellite Images
Measurements, Basic Calculations and Conversions, and Graphs
Geologic Hazards
Introduction
Volcanoes and Volcanic Hazards
Hazards of Mt
Earthquake Waves, Epicenters, Intensities, Risks and Faults
The Loma Prieta Earthquake of 1989: Geology, Zones of Maximum Impact, and Future Hazards
Earthquakes: Nonstructural Hazards and Isoseismal Maps
Landslides
Snow Avalanches
Subsidence
River Floods
Coastal Hazards
Water Resources and Contamination
Introduction
Groundwater Hydrology
Water Quality Data and Pollution Sources
Surface Water Contamination from Industrial Waste
Surface Water Contamination from Resource Extraction
Groundwater Contamination from Waste Disposal Ponds
Groundwater Overdraft and Saltwater Intrusion
Geologic Resources: Energy and Urban Ore
Introduction
Energy: Types, Conversions, Uses, and Options
Energy Resources: Coal and Other Fossil Fuels
Management of Solid Wastes, Urban Ores, and Recycling
Geology and Planning
Introduction
Land-Use Planning and Geology in Salt Lake City, Utah
Geologic Environment in Land-Use Planning: Waco, Texas
Site Evaluation and Selection
Global Environmental Change and the Future
Introduction
Forecasting with Scenarios
Indicators of Global Change
Global Change: Ozone and Temperature
Appendices
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