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

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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Advances in Data, Methods, Models and Their Applications in GeoscienceEdited by DongMei Chen

Published: December 22nd 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1133

ISBN: 978-953-307-737-6

Copyright year: 2011

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42307 Total Chapter Downloads

6 Crossref Citations

14 Web of Science Citations

21 Dimensions Citations

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1. Queueing Aspects of Integrated Information and Computing Systems in Geosciences and Natural Sciences

By Claus-Peter Rückemann

2290

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2. Spectral Analysis of Geophysical Data

By Othniel K. Likkason

4124

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3. Quantitative Evaluation of Spatial Interpolation Models Based on a Data-Independent Method

By Xuejun Liu, Jiapei Hu and Jinjuan Ma

2861

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4. Integrated Geochemical and Geophysical Approach to Mineral Prospecting – A Case Study on the Basement Complex of Ilesa Area, Nigeria

By Emmanuel Abiodun Ariyibi

4184

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5. Regularity Analysis of Airborne Natural Gamma Ray Data Measured in the Hoggar Area (Algeria)

By Saïd Gaci, Naïma Zaourar, Louis Briqueu and Mohamed Hamoudi

1832

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6. Two-Dimensional Multifractional Brownian Motion- Based Investigation of Heterogeneities from a Core Image

By Saïd Gaci and Naïma Zaourar

1822

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7. 3D Seismic Sedimentology of Nearshore Subaqueous Fans – A Case Study from Dongying Depression, Eastern China

By Yang Fengli, Zhao Wenfang, Sun Zhuan, Cheng Haisheng and Peng Yunxin

2360

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8. Mapping and Analyzing the Volcano-Petrology and Tectono-Seismicity Characteristics Along the Syrian Rift – NW the Arabian Plate

By Ahmad Bilal

2490

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9. Water-Rock Interaction Mechanisms and Ageing Processes in Chalk

By Claudia Sorgi and Vincenzo De Gennaro

1720

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10. New Identity of the Kimberlite Melt: Constraints from Unaltered Diamondiferous Udachnaya –East Pipe Kimberlite, Russia

By Vadim S. Kamenetsky, Maya B. Kamenetsky and Roland Maas

2757

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11. Next Generation Geological Modeling for Hydrocarbon Reservoir Characterization

By M. Maučec, J.M. Yarus and R.L. Chambers

3747

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12. Developing Sediment Yield Prediction Equations for Small Catchments in Tanzania

By Preksedis Marco Ndomba

2558

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13. Suitability of SWAT Model for Sediment Yields Modelling in the Eastern Africa

By Preksedis Marco Ndomba and Ann van Griensven

3745

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14. Fuzzy Hydrologic Model in Tropical Watershed

By Aurélio Azevedo Barreto-Neto

2113

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15. Analysis of Rocky Desertification Monitoring Using MODIS Data in Western Guangxi, China

By Yuanzhi Zhang, Jinrong Hu, Hongyan Xi, Yuli Zhu and Dong Mei Chen

2116

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16. Lower Eocene Crustacean Burrows (Israel) Reflect a Change from K- to r-Type Mode of Breeding Across the K-T Boundary Clarifying the Process of the End-Cretaceous Biological Crisis

By Zeev Lewy, Michael Dvorachek, Lydia Perelis-Grossowicz and Shimon Ilani

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