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Structural Geology

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ISBN-10: 1107057647

ISBN-13: 9781107057647

Edition: 2nd 2016

Authors: Haakon Fossen

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This market-leading textbook has been fully updated in response to extensive user feedback. It includes a new chapter on joints and veins, additional examples from around the world, stunning new field photos, and extended online resources with new animations and exercises. The book's practical emphasis, hugely popular in the first edition, features applications in the upper crust, including petroleum and groundwater geology, highlighting the importance of structural geology in exploration and exploitation of petroleum and water resources. Carefully designed full-colour illustrations work closely with the text to support student learning, and are supplemented with high-quality photos from…    
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Book details

List price: $74.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/3/2016
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 524
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.916
Language: English

Haakon Fossen is Professor of Structural Geology at the University of Bergen, Norway, where he is affiliated with the Department of Earth Science, the Natural History Collections, and the Centre for Integrated Petroleum Research (CIPR). His professional career has involved work as an exploration and production geologist/geophysicist for Statoil and as a Professor at the University of Bergen (1996 to present), in addition to periods of geologic mapping and mineral exploration in Norway. His research ranges from hard to soft rocks and includes studies of folds, shear zones, formation and collapse of the Caledonian Orogen, numerical modeling of deformation (transpression), the evolution of the…