Environmental Geology / Edition 9

Environmental Geology / Edition 9

by Edward A. Keller
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321643755

ISBN-13: 9780321643759

Pub. Date: 02/04/2010

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Having originally defined the Environmental Geology course, this is considered the most comprehensive yet readable book for your course level. Keller continues to offer the most detailed, current research available. He covers a wide range of topics, discussing everything from fundamental geologic principles to the specifics of environmental law and geologic hazards

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Having originally defined the Environmental Geology course, this is considered the most comprehensive yet readable book for your course level. Keller continues to offer the most detailed, current research available. He covers a wide range of topics, discussing everything from fundamental geologic principles to the specifics of environmental law and geologic hazards, from a truly environmental perspective. The Ninth Edition emphasizes the engineering geology approach, especially in the discussion of soil and rock mechanics and landslides.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321643759
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
02/04/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

I. FOUNDATIONS OF ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY.

1. Philosophy and Fundamental Concepts.
2. Earth Materials and Processes.
3. Soils and Environment.

II. HAZARDOUS EARTH PROCESSES.

4. Natural Hazards: An Overview.
5. Rivers and Flooding.
6. Landslides and Related Phenomena.
7. Earthquakes and Related Phenomena.
8. Volcanic Activity.
9. Coastal Hazards.

III. HUMAN INTERACTION WITH THE ENVIRONMENT.

10. Water: Process, Supply, and Use.
11. Water Pollution and Treatment.
12. Waste Management.
13. The Geologic Aspects of Environmental Health.

IV. MINERALS, ENERGY, AND ENVIRONMENT.

14. Mineral Resources and Environment.
15. Energy and Environment.

V. GLOBAL CHANGE, LAND USE, AND DECISION MAKING.

16. Global Change and Earth System Science.
17. Air Pollution.
18. Landscape Evaluation and Land Use.
Glossary.
Index.

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