Keller, Edward A. 9th ed. Environmental geology / Edward A. Keller. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN (alk. Download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd .. Ed wrote part of the ﬁrst edition of Environmental Geology (now in the ninth edition). love walks on the. Veja grátis o arquivo Introduction to Environmental Geology KELLER, 9th Edition enviado para a disciplina de Elementos de Geologia Categoria: Outros - 5.
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Water Pollution Chapter Mineral Resources and Environment Chapter Global Climate Change Chapter Geology and Society. Pearson offers special pricing when you package your text with other student resources. If you're interested in creating a cost-saving package for your students, contact your Pearson rep. Professor Keller's research focuses on natural hazards, including wildfire, flooding, and earthquakes.
He is also evaluating the environmental impacts of ecotourism. Professor Keller received his doctorate from Purdue University in ; as a graduate student, he wrote the first five chapters of the first edition of Environmental Geology. Professor Keller enjoys teaching and research, and hopes his textbooks help students to appreciate geology and to assist them in becoming better and more informed citizens in our complex world.
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If You're a Student download this product Additional order info. Description Having originally defined the Environmental Geology course, this text is considered the most comprehensive yet readable book for a course at this level.
Keller continues to offer the most detailed, current research available. He covers a wide range of topics, discussing everything from fundamental geologic principles to the specifics of environmental law and geologic hazards, from a truly environmental perspective. The Ninth Edition emphasizes the engineering geology approach, with more quantification of relationships, especially in the discussion of soil and rock mechanics and landslides.
This chapter provides an easily understandable framework that will help students understand and evaluate the philosophical and technical material presented in the text and course.
Unzen, Japan , always relevant—before tackling the details. Also, in-chapter case histories bring the material to life through global examples, stories, and events.
The Instructor Resource Center helps instructors be more effective by saving them time and effort. All digital resources can be found in one well-organized, easy-to-access place, including all of the line art and most of the photos from the text to help with lecture presentations. New to This Edition.
Share a link to All Resources. Instructor Resources. Army Corps of Engineers, and local and national elected officials have learned from Hurricane Katrina to better plan for disasters and catastrophes. There will be more, even stronger hurricanes. K e l l e r Ed Keller is a professor, researcher, writer, and, most importantly, mentor and teacher to undergraduate and graduate students.
Currently, Dr. Keller's students are working on earthquake hazards, how waves of sediment move through a river system following disturbance, and geologic controls on habi- tat to endangered southern steelhead trout.
The text soon became a foundation of the environmental geology curriculum. Ed joined the faculty of the University of California at Santa Barbara in and has been there since, serving multiple times as the chair of both the Environmental Studies and Hydrologic Science programs. In that time he has been an author on more than articles, including seminal works on fluvial processes and tectonic geomorphology. Ed's academic honors include the Don J.
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Ed and his wife Valery, who brings clarity to his writing, love walks on the beach at sunset and when the night herons guard moonlight sand at Arroyo Burro Beach in Santa Barbara. Foundations of Environmental Geology The objective of Part 1 is to present the five fundamental principles of environmental geology and the important information necessary to understand the rest of the text. Of particular importance are 1 the funda- mental concepts of environmental science, empha- sizing the geologic environment; 2 the structure of Earth and, from a plate tectonics perspective, how our planet works; 3 geologic information concerning rocks and minerals necessary to un- derstand environmental geology problems and solutions to those problems; and 4 linkages be- tween geologic processes and the living world.
Chapter 1 opens with a definition and dis- cussion of environmental geology, followed by a short history of the universe and the origin of Earth. Of particular importance is the concept of geologic time, which is critical in evaluating the role of geologic processes and human interaction in the environment. Five fundamental concepts are introduced: human population growth, sus- tainability, Earth as a system, hazardous Earth processes, and scientific knowledge and values. These are revisited throughout the text.
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Chapter 2 presents a brief discussion of the internal structure of Earth and a rather lengthy treatment of plate tectonics. Over periods of several tens of millions of years, the positions of the continents and the de- velopment of mountain ranges and ocean basins have dramatically changed our global environ- ment. The patterns of ocean currents, global climate, and the distribution of living things on Earth are all, in part, a function of the processes that have constructed and maintained continents and ocean basins over geologic time.
Minerals and rocks and how they form in geologic environments are the subjects of Chapter 3. Minerals and rocks provide basic resources that our society depends on for materials to construct our homes, factories, and other structures; to man- ufacture airplanes, trains, cars, buses, and trucks that move people and goods around the globe; and to maintain our industrial economy, including everything from computers to eating utensils.
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