+44 1803 865913
By: Fred G Bell
594 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs
Environmental Geology is aimed primarily at upper-level undergraduates and graduate students in departments of earth and environmental sciences, but will also strongly appeal to the professional geologist, geographer, civil engineer and planner. As human activities continue to degrade the Earth, the crucial importance of environmental geology is fast being recognized. As a result, course structures are beginning to exhibit an environmental bias and the book is designed to cater for this new direction. It provides an assessment and evaluation of environmental hazards (volcanoes, earthquakes, etc) and problems (mining, waste disposal, etc), and suggests methods of dealing with them. In short, it covers the planning, development and management of those aspects of the environment which relate to geology, and which are fundamental to the future health of our planet.
There are currently no reviews for this book. Be the first to review this book!
Your orders support book donation projects
Pretty cool. I have to say that I have enjoyed my interaction with your company.
Search and browse over 110,000 wildlife and science products
Multi-currency. Secure worldwide shipping
Wildlife, science and conservation since 1985