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Environmental geology

Author: Carla W Montgomery
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8th edView all editions and formats
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Presents the student with a broad overview of environmental geology. This text looks at how the earth developed. It aims to provide the student with a useful foundation for discussing and evaluating  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Montgomery, Carla W., 1951-
Environmental geology.
Boston : McGraw-Hill, ©2008
(OCoLC)752875741
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carla W Montgomery
ISBN: 9780072826913 0072826916 0077216059 9780077216054 9780071283625 0071283625
OCLC Number: 145732989
Description: xviii, 556 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm
Contents: Section One Foundations 1 An Overview of Our Planetary Environment 2 Rocks and Minerals--A First Look Section Two Internal Processes 3 Plate Tectonics 4 Earthquakes 5 Volcanoes Section Three Surface Processes 6 Streams and Flooding 7 Coastal Zones and Processes 8 Mass Movements 9 Ice and Glaciers, Wind and Deserts 10 Climate--Past, Present, and Future Section Four Resources 11 Water as a Resource 12 Soil as a Resource 13 Mineral and Rock Resources 14 Energy Resources--Fossil Fuels 15 Energy Resources--Alternative Sources Section Five Waste Disposal, Pollution, and Health 16 Waste Disposal 17 Water Pollution 18 Air Pollution Section Six Other Related Topics 19 Environmental Law 20 Land-Use Planning and Engineering Geology Appendix A Geologic Time, Geologic Process Rates Appendix B Introduction to Topographic and Geologic Maps and Remotely Sensed Imagery Appendix C Mineral and Rock Identification
Responsibility: Carla W. Montogomery.
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