By Alan E. Kehew
Provides readers with an advent to geology with a spotlight on real-world functions. Case histories in approximately each bankruptcy aid emphasize the connection among geology and engineering. Has a superb heritage within the fundamentals of geology together with mineralogy, igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks, structural geology and plate tectonics, weathering and erosion, rivers, coastlines, and glaciers. New fabric covers geologic assets, geologic dangers, and environmental demanding situations within the present century. a brand new review covers the consequences of inhabitants progress, the use and depletion of power and water assets, the employment possibilities for geologists, capability results of weather switch. an invaluable reference for somebody within the fields of civil engineering or environmental/earth science.
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