DESCRIPCIÓN DEL TEXTO This new, up dated edition of Introduction to Mineral Exploration provides a comprehensive overview of all aspects of mineral exploration.Covers not only the nature of mineral exploration but also considers other factors essential to successful exploration, from target evaluation to feasibility studies for extraction and production. Includes six detailed case studies, selected […]
DESCRIPCIÓN DEL TEXTO Thoroughly revised and updated, this new edition of the text that helped define the field continues to present important methods in the quantitative analysis of geologic data, while showing students how statistics and computing can be applied to commonly encountered problems in the earth sciences. In addition to new and expanded coverage […]
DESCRIPCIÓN DEL TEXTO This introductory-to-intermediate reading text provides motivating and engaging readings selected to gain and hold readers’ attention; clear explanations to help grasp basic concepts for successful reading; and a wide variety of well-developed practice exercise to provide genuine thinking, interpretation, and even some improvisation.
DESCRIPCIÓN DEL TEXTO Sedimentology and Stratigraphy is one of the first introductory texts to relate sedimentological units to the larger stratigraphic picture. The author considers the Earth in terms of its physical environments, to describe the processes which affect generation, transport and deposition of sediment, and to build up a picture of the stratigraphy generated […]
DESCRIPCIÓN DEL TEXTO The plate tectonics revolution in the earth sciences has provided a valuable new framework for understanding long-term landform development. This innovative text provides a comprehensive introduction to the subject of global geomorphology, with the emphasis placed on large-scale processes and phenomena. Integrating global tectonics into the study of landforms and incorporating planetary […]
DESCRIPCIÓN DEL TEXTO Es un texto universitario para estudiantes que cursan su primer año de Geología. Además de ser informativo y estar actualizado, uno de los principales objetivos de Ciencias de la Tierra es satisfacer las necesidades de los estudiantes de disponer de una herramienta para el aprendizaje de los principios y los conceptos básicos […]
DESCRIPCIÓN DEL TEXTO This is the first book on the market focusing specifically on the topic of geotechnical earthquake engineering. The book draws from the fields of seismology and structural engineering to present a broad, interdiciplinary view of the fundamental concepts in seismology, geotechnical engineering, and structural engineering.
RESUMEN Soils and groundwater are important natural resources that sustain life on Earth. In the last century, the enormous expansion of industrial and agricultural activities has led to an increased environmental pressure on these systems. Soils and groundwater are extremely important because they yield much of our water resources and sustain food production for humanity. […]
DESCRIPCIÓN DEL TEXTO This text on gravity methods in geophysics is intended for students and earth scientists of all kinds e.g., geophysicists, geologists, and geodesists. It is structured in 7 chapters covering the basic problems and tasks: data acquisition and analysis; qualitative and quantitative geological interpretation aspects involving the basic theory of gravitation and its […]
DESCRIPCIÓN DEL TEXTO This second edition of Fundamentals of Geophysics has been completely revised and updated, and is the ideal geophysics textbook for undergraduate students of geoscience with an introductory level of knowledge in physics and mathematics. It gives a comprehensive treatment of the fundamental principles of each major branch of geophysics, and presents geophysics […]