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Colliding ContinentsA geological exploration of the Himalaya, Karakoram, and Tibet

Colliding Continents: A geological exploration of the Himalaya, Karakoram, and Tibet

Mike Searle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199653003
eISBN:
9780191918247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199653003.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geology and the Lithosphere

The Himalaya is the greatest mountain range on Earth: the highest, longest, youngest, the most tectonically active, and the most spectacular of all. Unimaginable geological ... More

Continents and Supercontinents

Continents and Supercontinents

John J. W. Rogers and M. Santosh

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195165890
eISBN:
9780197562147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195165890.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geology and the Lithosphere

To this day, there is a great amount of controversy about where, when and how the so-called supercontinents--Pangea, Godwana, Rodinia, and Columbia--were made and broken. ... More

The Earth After UsWhat legacy will humans leave in the rocks?

The Earth After Us: What legacy will humans leave in the rocks?

Jan Zalasiewicz

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199214976
eISBN:
9780191917387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199214976.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geology and the Lithosphere

Geologist Jan Zalasiewicz takes the reader on a fascinating trip one hundred million years into the future--long after the human race becomes extinct--to explore what will remain ... More

On Biomineralization

On Biomineralization

Heinz A. Lowenstam and Stephen Weiner

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195049770
eISBN:
9780197560068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195049770.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geology and the Lithosphere

Focusing on the basic principles of mineral formation by organisms, this comprehensive volume explores questions that relate to a wide variety of fields, from biology and ... More

PaleolimnologyThe History and Evolution of Lake Systems

Paleolimnology: The History and Evolution of Lake Systems

Andrew S. Cohen

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195133530
eISBN:
9780197561577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195133530.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geology and the Lithosphere

Quantitative Mineral Resource AssessmentsAn Integrated Approach

Quantitative Mineral Resource Assessments: An Integrated Approach

Donald Singer and W. David Menzie

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195399592
eISBN:
9780197562833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195399592.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geology and the Lithosphere

Policy makers, mineral exploration experts, and regional planners decide how public lands, which may contain undiscovered resources, should be used or whether to invest in ... More

The Rejection of Continental DriftTheory and Method in American Earth Science

The Rejection of Continental Drift: Theory and Method in American Earth Science

Naomi Oreskes

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195117325
eISBN:
9780197561188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195117325.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geology and the Lithosphere

In the early twentieth century, American earth scientists were united in their opposition to the new--and highly radical--notion of continental drift, even going so far as to ... More

Stress and DeformationA Handbook on Tensors in Geology

Stress and Deformation: A Handbook on Tensors in Geology

Gerhard Oertel

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195095036
eISBN:
9780197560792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195095036.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geology and the Lithosphere

Students of geology who may have only a modest background in mathematics need to become familiar with the theories of stress, strain, and other tensor quantities, so that they can ... More

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