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Heiken, Grant

Overview
Works: 55 works in 173 publications in 3 languages and 6,631 library holdings
Genres: History  Guidebooks  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Case studies  Conference proceedings  Maps  Bibliography  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: QE522, 551.21
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Publications about Grant Heiken
Publications by Grant Heiken
Most widely held works about Grant Heiken
 
Most widely held works by Grant Heiken
Volcanoes : crucibles of change by Richard V Fisher( Book )
8 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 1,244 libraries worldwide
In this unique book, the authors chronicle not only the volcanoes' geologic behavior but also their profound effect on human life--drawing upon actual encounters with volcanoes, including firsthand accounts of those who have witnessed eruptions and miraculously survived the aftermath
The seven hills of Rome : a geological tour of the eternal city by Grant Heiken( Book )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 900 libraries worldwide
"This book demonstrates the important link between the history of Rome and its geologic setting in a lively, fact-filled narrative sure to interest geology and history buffs and travelers alike. The authors point out that Rome possessed many geographic advantages over surrounding areas: proximity to a major river with access to the sea, plateaus for protection, nearby sources of building materials, and most significantly, clean drinking water from springs in the Apennines. Even the resiliency of Rome's architecture and the stability of life on its hills are underscored by the city's geologic framework."--BOOK JACKET
Volcanology and geothermal energy by Kenneth Wohletz( Book )
11 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 578 libraries worldwide
Lunar sourcebook : a user's guide to the moon by Bevan M French( Book )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 538 libraries worldwide
An atlas of volcanic ash by Grant Heiken( Book )
12 editions published between 1974 and 1995 in English and held by 528 libraries worldwide
On the moon the Apollo journals by Grant Heiken( file )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 493 libraries worldwide
"As we plan our return to the Moon - this time to stay - and as we consider the journey to Mars, it is vitally important to revisit the lessons of the past. This fast-moving and illustrated book does just that. It captures the excitement, spirit, and frustration of the Apollo crews as they explored this new frontier, carried out unique scientific experiments and became the first lunar field geologists."--Jacket
Volcanic hazards and disasters in human antiquity ( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
Volcanic ash by Grant Heiken( Book )
6 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 396 libraries worldwide
Tuffs : their properties, uses, hydrology, and resources by Grant Heiken( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 347 libraries worldwide
Dangerous neighbors : volcanoes and cities by Grant Heiken( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
This book explores global examples of cities at risk from volcanoes, providing historical and contemporary eruption case studies to illustrate volcanic hazards, and cities' efforts to respond to them
Earth science in the city : a reader by G Heiken( Book )
7 editions published in 2003 in English and German and held by 218 libraries worldwide
With half of the Earths people now living in cities, our capacity to understand and resolve urban issues has global implications. For urban geoscientists, researchers, and students of cities
Workshop on lunar volcanic glasses scientific and resource potential, held at Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, Texas, October 10-11, 1989 by Workshop on Lunar Volcanic Glasses: Scientific and Resource Potential( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Structural resurgence and intracaldera volcanism - Creede caldera, Colorado by Grant Heiken( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Geothermal gradient map of the conterminous United States by Andrea Kron( Map )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Mining the Earth's heat hot dry rock geothermal energy by Donald W Brown( file )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Mining the Earth's Heat: Hot Dry Rock Geothermal Energy describes the work carried out by the Los Alamos National Laboratory to turn an idealistic concept - that of drawing useful amounts of energy from the vast underground store of hot rock at reachable depths - into a practical reality. This book provides comprehensive documentation of the over two decades of experiments carried out at the test site at Fenton Hill, New Mexico, where the feasibility of accessing and extracting this vast natural resource was finally demonstrated. It also discusses the numerous technical, administrative, and financial hurdles that had to be overcome along the way. This publication will no doubt prove invaluable to researchers around the world as they strive to move this now-proven technology toward commercial viability. In addition, it is a valuable source of relevant information for anyone interested in the world energy outlook for the 21st century and beyond
Moon Diaries the Apollo Journals by Grant Heiken( file )
8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Dangerous Neighbors by Grant Heiken( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
An engaging, global exploration of cities threatened by volcanoes, studying historical and contemporary eruptions, and cities' efforts at hazard response
Huo shan : da zi ran zhong zui zhong yao de zai zao yun dong by Richard V Fisher( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in Chinese and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Bibliography of the geological and geophysical aspects of hot dry rock geothermal resources, 1979 by Grant Heiken( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Geothermal energy of hot dry rock ( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Heiken, G. H. 1942-
Heiken, Grant H. 1942-
Heiken, Grant Harvey 1942-
Languages
English (128)
Chinese (2)
German (1)
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