Computer Applications in the Earth Sciences: An Update of the 70s

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  • ISBN-13: 9781468477344
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 11/26/2012
  • Series: Computer Applications in the Earth Sciences Series
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1981
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 386
  • Product dimensions: 6.69 (w) x 9.61 (h) x 0.82 (d)

Table of Contents

Systems Behavior and Geoscience Problem-Solving.- Developments at the Man-Machine Interface.- Computers as an Aid in Mineral-Resource Evaluation.- Quantitative Biostratigraphy, 1830–1980.- Computers in Geological Photointerpretation.- Looking Harder and Finding Less — Use of the Computer in Petroleum Exploration.- Use of Computers in Seismic Reflection Prospecting.- Regional Mineral and Fuel Resource Forecasting — a Major Challenge and Opportunity for Mathematical Geologists.- Computers in Oceanography (abstract).- Computer Applications in Exploration and Mining Geology: Ten Years of Progress.- Some Developments in Computer Applications in Petrology.- Stratigraphic Analysis: Decades of Revolution (1970–1979) and Refinement (1980–1989).- Computer Methods for Geochemical and Petrologic Mixing Problems.- Computer as a Research Tool in Paleontology.- The Computer in Paleoecology.- The Future of Information Systems in the Earth Sciences.- Trends in Computer Applications in Structural Geology: 1969–1979.- A Forecast for Use of Computers by Geologists in the Coming Decade of the 80s.

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