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  1. Hydraulic Fracturing

    By Michael Berry Smith, Carl T. Montgomery

    Series: Emerging Trends and Technologies in Petroleum Engineering

    Hydraulic Fracturing effectively busts the myths associated with hydraulic fracturing. It explains how to properly engineer and optimize a hydraulically fractured well by selecting the right materials, evaluating the economic benefits of the project, and ensuring the safety and success of the...

    Published June 9th 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Karstology

    Karsts, Caves and Springs: Elements of Fundamental and Applied Karstology

    By Eric Gilli

    Karst landscapes are home to 25 percent of the world’s drinking water supplies, and in many countries water supply is highly dependent on karst aquifers. Their unique structures, containing many voids, are a particular problem for building corporations and land developers. This book, written...

    Published April 22nd 2015 by CRC Press

  3. When is Regional “Beautiful”?

    Implications for Knowledge Flows, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

    Edited by Bjorn Asheim, Olof Ejermo

    This book focuses on the importance of geography and space in explaining knowledge flows, entrepreneurship and innovation. During the last few decades spatial perspectives have enjoyed a growing attention outside the specific discipline of geography both in academic economics and among...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Building Earth Observation Cameras

    By George Joseph

    A System Engineer’s Guide to Building an Earth Observation Camera Building Earth Observation Cameras discusses the science and technology of building an electro-optical imaging system for a space platform from concept to space qualification and in-orbit evaluation. The book provides a broad...

    Published January 28th 2015 by CRC Press

  5. The Impact of Soil Erosion in the Upper Blue Nile on Downstream Reservoir Sedimentation

    By Yasir Salih Ahmed Ali

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    Population growth in the Blue Nile Basin has led to fast land-use changes from forest to agricultural land, which resulted in speeding up the soil erosion processes producing highly negative impacts on the local soil fertility and agricultural productivity. The eroded sediment is transported...

    Published December 9th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Environmental Issues in the Mediterranean

    Processes and Perspectives from the Past and Present

    By John B. Thornes, John Wainwright

    The Mediterranean has been subject to changing human settlement and land use patterns for millennia, and has a history of human exploitation in an inherently unstable landscape. Environmental Issues in the Mediterranean reviews both physical and social aspects of this region, in relation to its...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. A Key for Identification of Rock-Forming Minerals in Thin Section

    By Andrew J. Barker

    Structured in the form of a dichotomous key, comparable to those widely used in botany, the mineral key provides an efficient and systematic approach to identifying rock-forming minerals in thin-section. This unique approach covers 150+ of the most commonly encountered rock-forming minerals, plus a...

    Published November 21st 2014 by CRC Press

  8. A Pictorial Guide to Metamorphic Rocks in the Field

    By Kurt Hollocher

    This book is an illustrative introduction to metamorphic rocks as seen in the field, designed for advanced high school to graduate-level earth science and geology students to jump-start their observational skills. In addition to photographs of rocks in the field, there are numerous line diagrams...

    Published November 21st 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Planetary Geodesy and Remote Sensing

    Edited by Shuanggen Jin

    Although lunar exploration began in the 1960s, the moon and other planets have many long-standing, unanswered questions about planetary environments, origin, formation and evolution, magnetization of crustal rocks, internal structure, and possible life. However, with the recent development of...

    Published October 22nd 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Logging the Chalk

    By Rory N. Mortimore

    Chalk has proved to be one of the more difficult rocks to corelog as it breaks up readily during the drilling process leading to core-loss and destructuring, particularly where flints, nodular chalks, and/or fractures are present. One of the greatest difficulties is the identification of chalk...

    Published October 13th 2014 by Whittles Publishing