Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Earth Sciences

Edited by Imran Ahmad Dar

Tamil University, India

The studies of Earth's history and of the physical and chemical properties of the substances that make up our planet, are of great significance to our understanding both of its past and its future. The geological and other environmental processes on Earth and the composition of the planet are of vital importance in locating and harnessing its resources. This book is primarily written for research scholars, geologists, civil engineers, mining engineers, and environmentalists. Hopefully the text will be used by students, and it will continue to be of value to them throughout their subsequent professional and research careers. This does not mean to infer that the book was written solely or mainly with the student in mind. Indeed from the point of view of the researcher in Earth and Environmental Science it could be argued that this text contains more detail than he will require in his initial studies or research.

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Earth SciencesEdited by Imran Ahmad Dar

Published: February 3rd 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1132

ISBN: 978-953-307-861-8

Copyright year: 2012

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80622 Total Chapter Downloads

14 Crossref Citations

37 Web of Science Citations

63 Dimensions Citations

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1. The Expanding International Coal Market

By Jude Clemente

2087

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2. Weathering Indices for Assessment of Weathering Effect and Classification of Weathered Rocks: A Case Study from NE Turkey

By Sener Ceryan

7880

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3. The Effectiveness of Petrified Wood as a Geobiological Portal to Increase Public Understanding of Geologic Time, Fossilization, and Evolution

By Renee M. Clary and James H. Wandersee

1378

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4. Debris Flow Phenomena: A Short Overview?

By Chiara Calligaris and Luca Zini

2650

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5. Heat-Transfer-Model Analysis of the Thermal Effect of Intrusive Sills on Organic-Rich Host Rocks in Sedimentary Basins

By Dayong Wang, Minglong Zhao and Tian Qi

1769

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6. Submarine Mass Movements: Sedimentary Characterization and Controlling Factors

By Gemma Ercilla and David Casas

2156

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7. Self-Organization of the Khibiny Alkaline Massif (Kola Peninsula, Russia)

By Gregory Ivanyuk, Victor Yakovenchuk, Yakov Pakhomovsky, Natalya Konoplyova, Andrei Kalashnikov, Julia Mikhailova and Pavel Goryainov

1365

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8. Seismic Imaging of Microblocks and Weak Zones in the Crust Beneath the Southeastern Margin of the Tibetan Plateau

By Haijiang Zhang, Steve Roecker, Clifford H. Thurber and Weijun Wang

1198

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9. Advances and Challenges of Reservoir Characterization: A Review of the Current State-of-the-Art

By Ailin Jia, Dongbo He and Chengye Jia

7770

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10. Mechanisms and Effective Prevention of Damage for Formations with Low-Porosity and Low-Permeability

By Jienian Yan and Jiaojiao Geng

2715

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11. Application of Hagedoorn’s Plus-Minus Method to Hydrology Study

By Jiandang Ge

2387

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12. Responses of River Deltas to Sea-Level and Supply Forcing: Autostratigraphic View

By T. Muto, A.L. Petter, R.J. Steel, J.B. Swenson, A. Tomer and G. Parker

2075

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13. Numerical Geodynamic Modeling of Continental Convergent Margins

By Zhonghai Li, Zhiqin Xu and Taras Gerya

1242

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14. The Thermogeographic Model in Paleogeography: Application of an Abiotic Model to a Plate Tectonic World

By Lee-Ann C. Hayek and Walter H. Adey

1715

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15. Mesothermal Lode Gold Deposit Central Belt Peninsular Malaysia

By Kamar Shah Ariffin

9736

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16. Computer Aided Ore Body Modelling and Mine Valuation

By Kaan Erarslan

7184

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17. Mud Volcano and Its Evolution

By Bambang P. Istadi, Handoko T. Wibowo, Edy Sunardi, Soffian Hadi and Nurrochmat Sawolo

4187

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18. Xujiaweizi Rift Lower Cretaceous Yingcheng Group Volcanic Sequence Stratigraphic Features

By Zhang Yuangao, Chen Shumin, Feng Zhiqiang, Jiang Chuanjin Zhang Erhua, Xin Zhaokun and Dai Shili

1764

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19. Laser Altimetry: What Can Be Learned About Geology and Surface Processes from Detailed Topography

By Tim Webster

1543

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20. Remote Predictive Mapping: An Approach for the Geological Mapping of Canada’s Arctic

By J. R. Harris, E. Schetselaar and P. Behnia

1707

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21. Monitoring of Heavy Metal Concentration in Groundwater of Mamundiyar Basin, India

By Imran Ahmad Dar, K. Sankar, Dimitris Alexakis and Mithas Ahmad Dar

1896

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22. Age Dating of Middle-Distillate Fuels Released to the Subsurface Environment

By Gil Oudijk

6016

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23. Geology and Geomorphology in Landscape Ecological Analysis for Forest Conservation and Hazard and Risk Assessment, Illustrated with Mexican Case Histories

By María Concepción García-Aguirre, Román Álvarez and Fernando Aceves

2604

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24. Radiolarian Age Constraints of Mid-Cretaceous Black Shales in Northern Tunisia

By Ben Fadhel Moez, Soua Mohamed, Zouaghi Taher, Layeb, Mohsen, Amri Ahlem and Ben Youssef Mohamed

3632

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25. Miogypsinid Foraminiferal Biostratigraphy from the Oligocene to Miocene Sedimentary Rocks in the Tethys Region

By Kuniteru Matsumaru

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