Geology for Engineers and Environmental Scientists

Geology for Engineers and Environmental Scientists

Written by: Alan E. Kehew

  • Publisher: Pearson College Division
  • Publish Date: 1995
  • ISBN-10: STANFORD:36105020199126
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Provides readers with an introduction to geology with a focus on real-world applications. KEY TOPICS: Case histories in nearly every chapter help emphasize the relationship between geology and engineering. Has a solid background in the basics of geology including mineralogy, igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks, structural geology and plate tectonics, weathering and erosion, rivers, coastlines, and glaciers. Coverage of volcanic hazards: Mt. Pinatubo, Hawaiian volcanos, Lake Nyos gas explosion, Nevado del Ruiz mud flow.

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