4 edition of Focus on environmental geology found in the catalog.
Focus on environmental geology
Ronald Warren Tank
|Statement||selected and edited by Ronald Tank.|
|LC Classifications||GB70 .T36|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||474|
|LC Control Number||72092300|
The Economic and Environmental Geology (Econ. Environ. Geol.) is the official journal of the Korean Society of Economic and Environmental Geology. The prime focus of the journal will remain on high-impact original research and reviews in the fields of ore deposits, economic and environmental geology of the solid Earth at all scales. Given that the focus if environmental geology is the interaction of humans with their geological environment and given that the majority of humans live in cities, it follows that environmental geology can be considered as primarily an urban issue, with the most challenging problems occurring within the immediate vicinity of urban centers.
Environmental studies students may choose a special concentration in earth science if desired. This major is particularly appropriate for those with career interests in environmental education, environmental law, public policy, natural resource management, or selected fields of graduate study. geology, biogeochemistry and ecology to environmental sciences, toxicology, epidemiology, risk analysis and the political sciences. One objective of ERAC, in co-ordination with The Finnish Cancer.
The study of Environmental Geology encompasses geologic hazards, natural resources, topical issues of concern to society (such as climate change), and provides sound advice about how humanity can live responsibly and sustainably on web collection will help undergraduate faculty and students apply new approaches to teaching and learning environmental geology, including use of tested. This book offers one of the most comprehensive, up-to-date treatments of environmental geology available—from fundamental geologic principles to the specifics of environmental law and geological hazards. It fully discusses both processes and environmental issues, and where appropriate, includes boxes with quantification of processes. Case Histories and examples reflect a cross-section of the.
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Despite this, environmental geology is not a new subject but a meld of three related earth science disciplines: economic geology, engineering geology and applied geomorphology, each of which has been given a new focus through the need for greater environmental management.
This book is the first of its kind to recognise that the true challenge Cited by: *NEW- Focus on Five Fundamental Concepts of Environmental Geology- The text recognizes that (1) the majority of these students will never take another geology or science course, and (2) the primary goal of most instructors, therefore, is not to train scientist but to help create an informed citizenry.
EDWARD A. KELLER is professor of environmental geology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he holds a joint appointment with the Environmental Studies Program and the Department of Geological Sciences. Professor Keller's research focuses on natural hazards, including wildfire, flooding, and earthquakes/5(21).
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EDWARD A. KELLER is professor of environmental geology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he holds a joint appointment with the Environmental Studies Program and the Department of Geological Sciences.
Professor Keller's research focuses on natural hazards, including wildfire, flooding, and earthquakes. He is also evaluating the environmental impacts of : On-line Supplement. In Environmental Geology (Geol) we focus on the processes or the theoretical constructs. But this is as much a local issue as a global one, in that the forces that threaten the environment tend to be local but the consequences are essentially global.
Description This text focuses on helping non-science majors develop an understanding of how geology and humanity interact. Ed Keller—the author who first defined the environmental geology curriculum—focuses on five fundamental concepts of environmental geology: Human Population Growth, Sustainability, Earth as a System, Hazardous Earth Processes, and Scientific Knowledge and : On-line Supplement.
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Environmental geology, like hydrogeology, is an applied science concerned with the practical application of the principles of geology in the solving of environmental is a multidisciplinary field that is closely related to engineering geology and, to a lesser extent, to environmental of these fields involves the study of the interaction of humans with the geologic.
Environmental geology is essentially a way of applying geologic knowledge to identify, remediate, and hopefully prevent, environmental problems from occurring as a result of people.
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Steven McClean has a B. App. Sc.(Geology) from UTS and a M. App. (Environmental Geology, Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology) from UNSW. He worked as an Exploration Geologist from to Book Description. For many students with no science background, environmental geology may be one of the only science courses they ever take.
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Using case studies, conceptual explanations, and a relevant presentation of material, Environmental Geology helps you become better informed of the connected nature of environmental geology and the multidimensional processes of the Earth. This concise text is the only book using an Earth system approach to exploring how the Earth works, the human impact on the environment, and the.
EDWARD A. KELLER is professor of environmental geology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he holds a joint appointment with the Environmental Studies Program and the Department of Geological Sciences. Professor Keller's research focuses on natural hazards, including wildfire, flooding, and earthquakes.
He is also evaluating the environmental impacts of : $ Reichard's Environmental Geology emphasizes human interaction with the environment within a geological context. The writing style holds the interest of nonmajor students, and the text brings applications to the forefront so that students feel a connection to the topic.
Earth and Environmental Science in Focus Year 12 Student Book with 1 Access Code By Christopher The student book has been written with full and clear explanations of concepts and a dedicated chapter on how to approach and carry out depth studies at Year 11 and Year 12 has been included, to support students and teachers understanding of the.One important objective of the book is to present a broad spectrum of subject matter relevant to students studying a wide variety of traditional sciences such as chemistry, biology, geology, physical geography, and physics; liberal arts students studying subjects such as anthropology, economics, environmental studies, human geography /5(45).
The main objective of Introduction to Environmental Geology, 2nd edition, is to help equip students—particularly those who intend to take only a single science course—with an understanding of the interactions between geologic processes and society.
During the first half of the twenty-first century, as the human population increases and the use of resources grows, many decisions concerning Brand: Pearson.