9780073046808

Environmental Geology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073046808

  • ISBN10:

    0073046809

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-01-11
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
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Summary

The key theme of the text is human interaction in the environment within a geological context of principles and processes.

Table of Contents

Fundamentals of Environmental Geology
Humans and the Geologic Environment
Earth from a Larger Perspective
Earth Materials
Earth's Structure and Plate Tectonics
Hazardous Earth Processes
Earthquakes and Related Hazards
Volcanoes and Related Hazards
Mass Wasting and Related Hazards
Streams and Flooding
Coastal Hazards
Earth Resources
Soil Resources
Water Resources
Mineral and Rock Resources
Conventional Fossil Fuel Resources
Alternative Energy Resources
The Health of Our Environment
Waste Disposal and Pollution
Global Climate Change
Units and Conversions
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