+612 9045 4394
 
CHECKOUT
Encyclopedia of European and Asian Regional Geology : Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series - Edward M. Moores

Encyclopedia of European and Asian Regional Geology

Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series

By: Edward M. Moores (Editor), Rhodes W. Fairbridge (Editor)

Hardcover Published: November 1997
ISBN: 9780412740404
Number Of Pages: 804

Share This Book:

Hardcover

RRP $1651.99
$1143.95
31%
OFF
or 4 easy payments of $285.99 with Learn more
Ships in 10 to 15 business days

This unique volume, organized alphabetically by country, provides a current overview of the general geology of Europe and Asia, excluding the Arab countries and Israel. Articles primarily contain information about the stratigraphy, structure, tectonics and natural resources of each country, as well as a history of geological exploration and other issues unique to each country. Additional articles cover international subjects such as Europe, Asia, the Alps, Caucasus, Himalayas and Tien Shan mountains. Many articles are new syntheses, e.g. those on Iceland, Burma and the Philippines; some are first-time descriptions in English, e.g. those on Estonia, Moldova, Bosnia and Turkmenistan; others are published for the first time ever in any language e.g. those articles on Italy, Korea and Vietnam. Each entry is typically written by a native geologist or a geologist with extensive experience in the region, and entries include representative figures illustrating main geologic features and a selected bibliography of relevant publications generally accessible in libraries. Articles are written assuming some general geological background. The Encyclopedia will serve as a valuable source book for libraries, and will be a key reference for academic and professional personnel in industrial exploration firms and governmental agencies, as well as for university students.

`the editors have done as well as they possibly could in condensing the output of an immense and rather intractable task to 804 pages, albeit large pages of small but quite clear print ... The book will make a valuable addition to libraries and as such is strongly recommended.' Joe McCall in the Geoscientist, 8:9 `The book should be in standard use for practicing and research geologists, teachers and students. It would also profit civil servants and officials holding posts in environmental and nature resources departments' Pure and Applied Geophysics

Afganistan. Albania. The Alps. Andorra. Armenia. Asia. Austria. Azerbaijan. Balkan overview. Bangladesh. Belarus. Belgium. Bhutan. Bosnia-Herzegovina. Brunei. Bulgaria. Burma/Myanmar. Cambodia. Caucasus O.B. China: PRC. China: Tibet. Croatia. Cyprus. Czech Republic. Denmark. Estonia. Europe. Faeroe Islands. Finland. France: general. France: Pyrenees. Georgia. Germany. Gibraltar. Great Britain: British Isles. Great Britain: Channel Isles. Great Britain: England. Great Britain: Isle of Man. Great Britain: Scotland. Great Britain: Shetland/Orkneys. Great Britain: Wales. Greece. Hong Kong. Hungary. Iceland. India. Himalayas. India: Sikkim. Indochina. Indonesia. Iran. Ireland. Italy. Japan. Kazakhstan. Korea: general/north. Korea: south. Kyrgyztan. Laos. Latvia. Liechtenstein. Lithuania. Luxembourg. Macedonia. Malaysia: peninsula. Malaysia: Sabah. Malaysia: Sarawak. Maldives. Moldova. Malta. Monaco. Mongolia. Nepal. Netherlands. Norway. Norway: Jan Mayen. Norway: Svalbard. Pakistan. Philippines. Poland. Portugal. Portugal: Azores. Portugal: Madeira. Portugal: Macau. Romania. Russia. San Marino. Singapore. Slovakia Republic. Slovenia. Spain: general. Spain: Balearic Islands. Sri Lanka. Sweden. Switzerland. Tajikistan. Taiwan. Thailand. Tienshan. Turkey. Turkmenistan. Ukraine. Uzbekistan. Vietnam. Yugoslavia.

ISBN: 9780412740404
ISBN-10: 0412740400
Series: Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 804
Published: November 1997
Publisher: Chapman and Hall
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 21.6  x 4.45
Weight (kg): 2.25