Earth Material And Resources

Earth Science: Earth Materials and Resources  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Aug. 6, 2015
Earth Science: Earth Materials and Resources

Earth Science: Earth Materials and Resources by Salem Press
English | 2012 | ISBN: 1587659891 | 691 pages | PDF | 4,2 MB
Thanatia: The Destiny of the Earth's Mineral Resources : A Thermodynamic Cradle-to-Cradle Assessment

Thanatia: The Destiny of the Earth's Mineral Resources : A Thermodynamic Cradle-to-Cradle Assessment by Antonio Valero Capilla and Alicia Valero Delgado
English | 2014 | ISBN: 9814273937 | 672 pages | PDF | 10,3 MB

Is Gaia becoming Thanatia, a resource exhausted planet? For how long can our high-tech society be sustained in the light of declining mineral ore grades, heavy dependence on un-recycled critical metals and accelerated material dispersion? These are all root causes of future disruptions that need to be addressed today.

Nitride Wide Bandgap Semiconductor Material and Electronic Devices  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by arundhati at Feb. 23, 2017
Nitride Wide Bandgap Semiconductor Material and Electronic Devices

Yue Hao, Jin Feng Zhang, "Nitride Wide Bandgap Semiconductor Material and Electronic Devices"
2016 | ISBN-10: 1498745121 | 388 pages | PDF | 21 MB
A Primer on Nonmarket Valuation (The Economics of Non-Market Goods and Resources)

A Primer on Nonmarket Valuation (The Economics of Non-Market Goods and Resources) by Patricia A. Champ
English | 27 Feb. 2017 | ISBN: 9400771037 | 516 Pages | PDF | 5.9 MB

This is a practical book with clear descriptions of the most commonly used nonmarket methods. The first chapters of the book provide the context and theoretical foundation of nonmarket valuation along with a discussion of data collection procedures. The middle chapters describe the major stated- and revealed-preference valuation methods.
State of the Art and Practice in the Assessment of Earthquake-Induced Soil Liquefaction and Its Consequences

State of the Art and Practice in the Assessment of Earthquake-Induced Soil Liquefaction and Its Consequences
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; Division on Earth and Life Studies; Board on Earth Sciences and Resources
NAS Press | 2016 | ISBN: 0309440270 9780309440271 | 297 pages | PDF | 27 MB

This book evaluates these various methods, focusing on those developed within the past 20 years, and recommends strategies to minimize uncertainties in the short term and to develop improved methods to assess liquefaction and its consequences in the long term. This volume represents a first attempt within the geotechnical earthquake engineering community to consider, in such a manner, the various methods to assess liquefaction consequences.

Characterization, Modeling, Monitoring, and Remediation of Fractured Rock  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by exLib at Feb. 19, 2017
Characterization, Modeling, Monitoring, and Remediation of Fractured Rock

Characterization, Modeling, Monitoring, and Remediation of Fractured Rock
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; Division on Earth and Life Studies; Board on Earth Sciences and Resources; Committee on Geological and Geotechnical Engineering
NAS Press | 2015 | ISBN: 0309378982 0309373727 9780309373722 9780309378987 | 194 pages | PDF | 12 MB

This book examines the state of practice and state of art in the characterization of fractured rock and the chemical and biological processes related to subsurface contaminant fate and transport. The recommendations for research and applications to enhance practice of this book make it a valuable resource for students and practitioners in this field.
Clean Energy from the Earth, Wind and Sun: Learning from Hawaii's Search for a Renewable Energy Strategy

William S. Pintz and Hermina Morita, "Clean Energy from the Earth, Wind and Sun: Learning from Hawaii's Search for a Renewable Energy Strategy"
English | ISBN: 3319486764 | 2017 | 175 pages | PDF | 3 MB
China's Strategic Interests in the South China Sea: Power and Resources (Repost)

Sigfrido Burgos Cáceres, "China's Strategic Interests in the South China Sea: Power and Resources"
English | 2013 | ISBN: 1857437098 | PDF | pages: 182 | 1.8 mb

Sustaining Earth's Energy Resources (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Jan. 26, 2017
Sustaining Earth's Energy Resources (repost)

Sustaining Earth's Energy Resources by Ann Heinrichs
English | 2010 | ISBN: 0761440070 | 128 pages | PDF | 8,4 MB

How Everything Came About: from Big Bang to Earth, Life and Technology  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AlenMiler at Jan. 22, 2017
How Everything Came About: from Big Bang to Earth, Life and Technology

How Everything Came About: From Big Bang to Earth, Life and Technology by Peter Kenny
English | 18 Jan. 2017 | ISBN: 1541387961 | 184 Pages | AZW3/MOBI/EPUB/PDF (conv) | 32.78 MB

Fourteen billion years ago a tiny speck of energy at an incredibly high temperature started to expand. Time and space were born.