Earth and Planetary Sciences » Geology and Geophysics

Advances in Data, Methods, Models and Their Applications in Geoscience

Edited by Dongmei Chen, ISBN 978-953-307-737-6, 350 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published December 22, 2011 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/1133
Edited Volume

With growing attention on global environmental and climate change, geoscience has experienced rapid change and development in the last three decades. Many new data, methods and modeling techniques have been developed and applied in various aspects of geoscience. The chapters collected in this book present an excellent profile of the current state of various data, analysis methods and modeling techniques, and demonstrate their applications from hydrology, geology and paleogeomorphology, to geophysics, environmental and climate change. The wide range methods and techniques covered in the book include information systems and technology, global position system (GPS), digital sediment core image analysis, fuzzy set theory for hydrology, spatial interpolation, spectral analysis of geophysical data, GIS-based hydrological models, high resolution geological models, 3D sedimentology, change detection from remote sensing, etc. Besides two comprehensive review articles, most chapters focus on in-depth studies of a particular method or technique.

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