Environmental Geology / Edition 3by Edward A. Keller
Pub. Date: 01/28/1982
Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Company, Incorporated
This book offers one of the most comprehensive, up-to-date treatments of environmental geology availablefrom fundamental geologic principles to the specifics of environmental law and geological hazards. It fully discusses both processes and environmental issues, and where appropriate, includes boxes with quantification of processes. Case Histories and examples reflect a cross-section of the United States, and Special Features boxes highlight "classic" and recent environmental disasters. Features high-quality photographs and illustrations throughout. Earth Materials and Processes. Soils and Environment. Natural Hazards: An Overview. Rivers and Flooding. Landslides and Related Phenomena. Earthquakes and Related Phenomena. Volcanic Activity. Coastal Hazards. Water: Process, Supply, and Use. Water Pollution and Treatment. Waste Management. The Geologic Aspects of Environmental Health. Mineral Resources and Environment. Energy and Environment. Global Change and Earth System Science. Air Pollution. Landscape Evaluation and Land Use. For geologists, environmental scientists, and foresters.
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Table of Contents
I. FOUNDATIONS OF ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY.
2. Earth Materials and Processes.
3. Soils and Environment.
II. HAZARDOUS EARTH PROCESSES.
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.
11. Water Pollution and Treatment.
12. Waste Management.
13. The Geologic Aspects of Environmental Health.
IV. MINERALS, ENERGY, AND ENVIRONMENT.
15. Energy and Environment.
V. GLOBAL CHANGE, LAND USE, AND DECISION MAKING.
17. Air Pollution.
18. Landscape Evaluation and Land Use.
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