×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

Environmental Geology / Edition 8
     

Environmental Geology / Edition 8

by Edward A. Keller
 

See All Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 0130224669

ISBN-13: 9780130224668

Pub. Date: 10/27/1999

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This book offers one of the most comprehensive, up-to-date treatments of environmental geology available—from 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

Overview

This book offers one of the most comprehensive, up-to-date treatments of environmental geology available—from 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130224668
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
10/27/1999
Series:
Fields Institute Communications, Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
562
Product dimensions:
8.58(w) x 11.13(h) x 0.99(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.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews