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Man and his physical environment; readings in environmental geology.

Author: Garry D McKenzie; Russell O Utgard
Publisher: Minneapolis, Burgess Pub. Co. [1972]
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McKenzie, Garry D.
Man and his physical environment.
Minneapolis, Burgess Pub. Co. [1972]
(OCoLC)595874292
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Garry D McKenzie; Russell O Utgard
ISBN: 0808713485 9780808713487
OCLC Number: 2780631
Description: xi, 338 pages illustrations 26 cm
Contents: 1. INTRODUCTION AND VIEWPOINTS --
Controlling the Geologic Environment for Human Welfare / Gordon B. Oakeshott --
The Future of Man's Environment / Robert W. Lamson --
A Geologist Views the Environment / John C. Frye --
Man's Use of the Environment: The Need for Ecological Guidelines / R.O. Slatyer --
Nobody Ever Dies of Overpopulation / Garrett Hardin --
2. GEOLOGIC HAZARDS --
Earthquakes --
Earthquake "Briefs" / U.S. Geological Survey --
Fifth Anniversary of Alaska Earthquake / U.S. Geological Survey --
Floods --
Hydrology for Urban Land Planning / Luna B. Leopold --
11 December 1964, a 400-Year Flood in Northern California / Edward J. Helley and Valmore C. LaMarche, Jr. --
Hazardous Dams in Missouri / Missouri Mineral Industry News --
Channelization: A Case Study / John W. Emerson --
Mass Movement --
Landslides / Douglas M. Morton and Robert Streitz --
Some Estimates of the Thermal Effects of a Heated Pipeline in Permafrost / Arthur H. Lachenbruch --
Subsidence --
Land Subsidence Due to Withdrawal of Fluids / J.F. Poland and G.H. Davis --
Subsidence: A Real or Imaginary Problem? / August E. Vandale. 3. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH: GEOLOGIC ASPECTS --
Medical Geology / Harry V. Warren and Robert Delarault --
Minor Metals of the Geochemical Environment, Health and Disease / Helen L. Cannon and Howard C. Hopps --
No Thing Is Without Poison / Wayne A. Pettyjohn --
Geographical and Geochemical Relationships of Trace Elements to Health and Disease / E.J. Underwood --
4. WASTE DISPOSAL --
Geologic Considerations in Disposal of Solid Municipal Wastes in Texas / Peter T. Flawn, L.J. Turk, and Carolyn H. Leach --
Reviving the Great Lakes / John R. Sheaffer --
Ocean Dumping: A National Policy / Council on Environmental Quality --
Nuclear Wastes --
A Nuclear Graveyard / Newsweek --
Radioactive Wastes in Salt Mines / W.C. McClain and R.L. Bradshaw --
Subsurface Geology at the Proposed Site of the National Radioactive Waste Repository at Lyons, Kansas / Edwin D. Goebel --
Problems of Heat Transfer at the Lyons, Kansas Site / John Halepaska --
Energy Storage in Salt and its Effect on Waste Disposal Sites / Edward J. Zeller --
Nuclear Waste: Kansans Riled by AEC Plans for Atom Dump / Constance Holden --
Disposal Wells --
Disposal of Liquid Wastes by Injection Underground / Arthur M. Piper --
Design of Disposal Wells / John H. Marsh --
Disposal of Wastes: Examples from Illinois / Robert E. Bergstrom --
Ground Water Contamination --
Manmade Contamination Hazards / P.H. McGauhey --
Effects of Mine Drainage on Ground Water / Grover H. Emrich and Gary L. Merritt --
5. RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION --
Mineral Resources --
Geothermal Energy --
Some Environmental Considerations of Resource Utilization --
6. GEOLOGY AND REGIONAL PLANNING --
7. ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS --
Appendix 1: The Geologic Time Chart --
Appendix II. Mathematical Information --
Appendix III. Glossary of Selected Environmental and Geologic Terms.
Responsibility: Edited by Garry D. McKenzie [and] Russell O. Utgard.

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