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Focus on environmental geology

Focus on environmental geology

a collection of case histories and readings from original sources

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementselected and edited by Ronald Tank.
ContributionsTank, Ronald W.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22192378M
ISBN 100195016424

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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