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Geology and Environment in Britain and Ireland


By: Nigel Woodcock

165 pages, 195 figs

University College London Press

Paperback | Dec 1994 [1998 reprint] | #25549 | ISBN: 1857280547
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Profusely illustrated introductory text which covers resource and economic issues as well as the central subtopics of environmental geology.


Part 1 Environmental geology: environmental geology. Part 2 Geological influences on society: geology and landscape; geology and human geography; geological hazards. Part 3 Earth resources for society: resources; land; water; construction materials; industrial and metallic minerals; coal and peat; petroleum; energy perspectives and alternatives. Part 4 Human impacts on the earth: geology and environmental impacts; resource extraction; engineering geology; land and water pollution;

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