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Geoenvironmental Mapping - Method, Theory and Practice

By: PT Bobrowsky

A A Balkema

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #100693 | ISBN: 9054104872
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About this book

This text illustrates the variety of geoscience mapping now taking place. This book shows the importance of geosciences in dealing with 21st century issues and concerns. Topics covered include volcanic hazards, landslides, tsunami and much more.


Contents

ENGINEERING-GEOLOGY MAPPING OF SLOPES AND LANDSLIDES REGOLITH-LANDFORM MAPPING: AN AUSTRALIAN ENVIRONMENTAL MAPPING OF GEOCHEMICAL SYSTEMS MULTILEVEL GEOLOGIC HAZARD ASSESSMENT MAPPING IN THE RIO GRANDE GORGE, NORTHERN NEW MEXICO, USA CALIFORNIA'S SEISMIC HAZARDS MAPPING ACT:GEOSCIENCE AND PUBLIC POLICY SUBSURFACE GEOLOGIC MAPPING FROM DESCRIPTIVEAND PETROPHYSICAL BOREHOLE LOGS MAPPING WITH ALLOSTRATIGRAPHIC FRAMEWORKS: IMPLICATIONS FOR UNDERSTANDING ALLUVIAL LANDSCAPES IN SOUTHERN BURGUNDY, FRANCE MINERAL EXPLORATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL APPLICATIONS OF LAKE SEDIMENT GEOCHEMICAL MAPPING IN THE CANADIAN CORDILLERA AGGREGATE POTENTIAL MAPPING 'HOT SPOTS' AND 'SENSITIVE AREAS': CONTRIBUTION OF REMOTE SENSING TO GEOENVIRONMENTAL MAPPING IN LEBANON GEOENVIRONMENTAL MAPPING IN SOUTHWESTERN SASKATCHEWAN: RAINFALL EROSION POTENTIAL BATHOMETRIC DATA FOR 2D AND 3D LANDSCAPE MAPPING GEOENVIRONMENTAL MAPPING FOR GROUNDWATER PROTECTION IN ILLINOIS, USA THE DEVELOPMENT AND SIGNIFICANCE OF A GEOLOGIC SENSITIVITY MAP OF THE ROUGE RIVER WATERSHED IN SOUTHEASTERN MICHIGAN, USA MAPPING RIVER CHANNELS AND VELOCITY FIELDS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS FLOODPLAIN HAZARD ASSESSMENT: APPLICATION TO FOREST LAND MANAGEMENT IN BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY MAPPING FOR URBAN PLANNING IN LITHUANIA NATURAL HAZARD MAPPING IN SMALL URBAN AREAS,ANTIOQUIA, COLOMBIA DIRECT AND INDIRECT ANTHROPOGENIC MODIFICATIONS IN THE BASIN OF MEXICO ENCOURAGING BETTER USE OF GEOLOGICAL INFORMATION BY PLANNERS AND DEVELOPERS IN ENGLAND GEOENVIRONMENTAL MAPPING APPLIED TO URBAN SETTLEMENTS: LA VALL DE GALLINERA, ALICANTE, SPAIN MEDICAL GEOLOGY: METHOD, THEORY AND PRACTICE THE GEOGRAPHY OF DISEASE FAMILY TREES:THE CASE OF SELENIUM MAP REPRESENTATION OF INDICATORS FOR ASSESSING ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF MINING IN THE ZAMBIAN COPPERBELT HAZARD RISK ASSESSMENT IN RUSSIA AN OVERVIEW OF VOLCANIC HAZARD MAPS: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE GEOLOGICAL RADON POTENTIAL MAPPING THE MAKASSAR STRAIT TSUNAMIGENIC REGION, INDONESIA TSUNAMI DEPOSIT MAPPING AT SEASIDE, OREGON, USA ACTUAL AND POTENTIAL DOLINE SUBSIDENCE HAZARD MAPPING: CASE STUDY IN THE EBRO BASIN (SPAIN) MAPPING IN THE INTERPRETATION AND RISK ASSESSMENT OF FLOWSLIDES IN SENSITIVE QUATERNARY MUDDY SEDIMENTS QUANTITATIVE PREDICTION MODEL FOR LANDSLIDE HAZARD MAPPING: TSITIKA AND SCHMIDT CREEK WATERSHEDS, NORTHERN VANCOUVER ISLAND, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA

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Biography

Peter Bobrowsky is Head of the Canada Landslide Loss Reduction Program for the Geological Survey of Canada within Natural Resources Canada. His current research interests include Medical Geology in Canada, landslide mapping in British Columbia, slope stability assessment of Machu Picchu, and landslide risk assessment in Italy. . He is a member/fellow of several organizations including: Canadian Geotechnical Society; International Association of Engineering Geology and the Environment; Geological Association of Canada; Geological Society of America; Canadian Quaternary Association; and American Quaternary Association. Peter is author or co-author of over 200 publications.

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