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Earth science : new methods and studies

Author: Roy H Williams
Publisher: Toronto : Apple Academic Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This new work covers a broad selection of topics in the field of earth science, including using satellite remote sensing to track pollution and weather patterns, monitoring for pre-earthquake signals, using earthquakes to uncover new information about the earth, desalination of ground water, and predicting deforestation. Also featured are an overview and survey of the new revolution of computer technology for  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roy H Williams
ISBN: 9781926692579 1926692578
OCLC Number: 747309115
Description: xvi, 283 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Cyberinfrastructure and data services for earth system science education and research / M.K. Ramamurthy --
2. Health benefits of geologic materials and geologic processes / Robert B. Finkelman --
3. Cloud statistics from spaceborne lidar systems / S. Berthier [and others] --
4. Pre-earthquake signals / F.T. Freund --
5. Using earthquakes to uncover the earth's inner secrets / C. Nostro [and others] --
6. Ground water desalination / William M. Alley --
7. Deforestation prediction for different carbon-prices / Georg E. Kindermann [and others] --
8. Volcanic hazards and evacuation procedures / D.K. Bird, G. Gisladottir, and D. Dominey-Howes --
9. Identification of earthquake induced damage areas / Elif Sertel --
10. Ionospheric quasi-static electric field anomalies during seismic activity / M. Gousheva [and others] --
11. Ecosystem changes in the northern South China Sea / X. Ning [and others] --
12. Lower miocene stratigraphy along the Panama Canal / Michael Xavier Kirby, Douglas S. Jones, and Bruce J. MacFadden --
13. Remote sensing data with the conditional Latin hypercube sampling / Yu-Pin Lin [and others] --
14. The global sweep of pollution / Bob Weinhold --
15. Geodetic network design for disaster management / Kerem Halicioglu and Haluk Ozener.
Responsibility: edited by Roy H. Williams.

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Earth science is a broad field of study that encompasses many different disciplines, including meteorology, climatology, and geology. This work covers topics such as: using satellite remote sensing  Read more...

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