Publisher: Wikibooks 2014
This book has a single purpose: to explain how it is even possible to reconstruct the history of the Earth from data available in the present. The emphasis of this book is therefore methodological: rather than explaining what is known, we shall look at how it is known.
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by Bevan M French - Lunar and Planetary Institute
A detailed introduction to impact processes, crater formation, and shock metamorphism. The book is intended for geoscientists of all kinds: students, professors and professional geologists who may encounter an impact structure in the field area.
by Susan C. Loughlin, et al. - Cambridge University Press
This is the first comprehensive assessment of global volcanic hazards and risk. It examines our assessment capabilities, and considers the preparedness of the global scientific community and government agencies to manage volcanic hazards and risk.
by Don L. Anderson - Blackwell Science Inc
Textbook on the origin, evolution, structure and composition of the Earth. It treats the pertinent aspects of solid state physics, thermodynamics, geochemistry, petrology, and seismology. A text intended for exploration geologists and researchers.
by Carina J. Fearnley, et al. - Springer
This open access book provides a comprehensive overview of volcanic crisis research, the goal being to establish ways of successfully applying volcanology in practice and to identify areas that need to be addressed for future progress.