Carbonate Cementation in Sandstones: Distribution Patterns by Sadoon Morad

By Sadoon Morad

Carbonate cements are quite common and plentiful in clastic sequences. They profoundly impression the standard of hydrocarbon reservoirs and provide very important info on palaeoenvironments and the chemical composition and circulate styles of fluids in sedimentary basins. regardless of this significance, their distribution styles in time and area and their geochemical evolution will not be but deeply explored and elucidated. This specified booklet comprises 21 assessment papers and case reports on carbonate cementation in clastic sequences written through invited experts at the topic. those papers current a large and deep assurance that improve our wisdom approximately carbonate cementation in quite a few clastic depositional environments, tectonic settings and burial histories. The e-book could be of specific curiosity to researchers, petroleum geologists and lecturers and scholars on the postgraduate point. while you're a member of the overseas organization of Sedimentologists, for buying info, please see: http://www.iasnet.org/publications/details.asp?code=SP26

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Groundwater in Fractured Rocks: IAH Selected Paper Series, by Jirí Krásný, John M. Sharp

By Jirí Krásný, John M. Sharp

The hydrogeologic atmosphere of fractured rocks represents important usual structures, examples of which take place on each continent. This e-book discusses key matters, methodologies and strategies within the hydrogeology of fractured rocks, summarizing fresh growth and looking ahead to the result of destiny investigations. Forty-four revised and up-to-date papers have been chosen from prolonged abstracts provided on the International convention on Groundwater in Fractured Rocks, held in Prague in 2003 and those offer a precious benchmark reference for reviews in fractured rock hydrogeology around the world. issues comprise sustainable groundwater improvement, groundwater safety and administration, new and more advantageous techniques to the investigating hydrogeology of fractured structures, knowing of hydrogeologic homes either on neighborhood and local scales, and either quantitative and qualitative elements of groundwater movement and solute/contaminant shipping.

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The Planetary Scientist's Companion by Katharina Lodders

By Katharina Lodders

Scientists have amassed a wealth of actual and chemical info for the sunlight, planets, and small our bodies in our sun method, yet beforehand this knowledge has been scattered in the course of the technical literature. The Planetary Scientist's significant other solves this challenge, offering for the 1st time a unmarried, vast reference for the interdisciplinary fields of planetary technological know-how and cosmochemistry.The ebook starts with a precis of often used actual and chemical constants, unit conversion components, homes of a few compounds and minerals, thermodynamic info, partition coefficients, and valuable formulation. this is often through an summary of the sunlight procedure, together with comparative facts for the planets and their satellites, and abundances of the weather. a lot of the booklet is dedicated to a chain of chapters describing in flip the solar, all the planets, and the teams of small our bodies (asteroids, comets, meteorites, and Kuiper Belt and Centaur objects). each one bankruptcy starts off with an creation, by means of tables of actual and chemical homes compiled from many resources, together with facts on planetary atmospheres, surfaces, and interiors. The publication concludes with facts on within reach stars, the interstellar medium, and lately came across brown dwarfs and attainable extrasolar planets, via a word list. a different and functional source for an individual drawn to modern planetary technological know-how and cosmochemistry, this quantity may be an important device in destiny examine.

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Lake Kivu: Limnology and biogeochemistry of a tropical great by Jean-Pierre Descy, François Darchambeau, Martin Schmid

By Jean-Pierre Descy, François Darchambeau, Martin Schmid

In the guts of Africa, a special lake draws the eye of scientists because the starting of the 20 th century. on the foot of the Virunga volcano chain, Lake Kivu harbors an enormous quantity of dissolved carbon dioxide and methane, making this lake the main harmful lake on the earth. however the lake furnishes additionally many items and prone for surrounding populations and will quickly develop into crucial power provider within the zone. initially of gasoline exploitation, the time has come for accumulating the massive quantity of clinical details received in the course of previous and current examine on Lake Kivu. The 11 chapters conceal many features of the physics, geochemistry and biology of the lake, with a selected specialize in the original actual and geochemical positive factors of the water column and at the ecological functioning of the outside waters. The affects of the brought fish species and the capability affects of methane exploitation also are summarized. This multi-disciplinary booklet can also be used as an creation to the limnology and biogeochemistry of huge tropical lakes, because it covers a number of elements of the physics, geochemistry, biology and ecology of the African nice Rift lakes.​

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Water Quality: An Introduction by Claude E. Boyd

By Claude E. Boyd

Water caliber is critical to every body, yet pros in lots of disciplines want an realizing of this topic. even if water caliber is complicated, its common features may be grasped with no trouble and with little historical past - in basic terms introductory chemistry and biology and a bit algebra are wanted. regrettably, the educating of water caliber isn't good geared up. In most faculties and universities, water caliber guide is given in convinced engineering curricula and in aquatic ecology or fisheries curricula. There is also short cognizance to chose themes on water caliber in several sessions in different curricula. Water caliber education in engineering is extremely really good and directed by way of necessity in the direction of water offer and water therapy, whereas the focal point in aquatic ecology and fisheries is on organic water caliber and pollutants. Few scholars enterprise into really expert periods outdoor in their curricula, and for this reason, their formal education in water caliber is drastically constrained. Self-education via studying texts and reference books on water caliber is tough. Authors of water caliber books appear to be extra attracted to proposing a rigorous, targeted therapy than in targeting simplicity and readability. Chemical facets of water caliber usually are offered at a degree requiring really complex arithmetic and actual chemistry, and organic discussions will be relatively complex and theoretical. i've got taught water caliber to seniors and graduate scholars in agriculture, natural world and fisheries, environmental sciences, economics, and related disciplines for lots of years.

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Enhancing the Storm Water Treatment Performance of by Isri R. Mangangka, An Liu, Ashantha Goonetilleke, Prasanna

By Isri R. Mangangka, An Liu, Ashantha Goonetilleke, Prasanna Egodawatta

This e-book identifies the most important hydrologic and hydraulic components which impression the functionality of stormwater caliber remedy platforms resembling developed wetlands and bioretention basins. Mathematical relationships derived utilizing conceptual types underpinned via primary hydraulic thought are provided to foretell therapy functionality. the most important highlights of the ebook will comprise the id of the linkages among influential hydrologic and hydraulic components for developed wetlands and bioretention basins to help extra actual prediction of therapy functionality and potent layout of those forms of stormwater remedy structures. in addition, this e-book will show off an leading edge technique for utilizing conceptual types to research stormwater remedy process performance.

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions - Fluxes and Processes: by A. Tremblay, Louis Varfalvy, Charlotte Roehm, Michelle

By A. Tremblay, Louis Varfalvy, Charlotte Roehm, Michelle Garneau

This can be the 1st publication to supply measurements of greenhouse gases from either aquatic and terrestrial environments in addition to from hydroelectric reservoirs. This monograph not just offers the state of the art techniques for measuring the emissions of greenhouse gases, but additionally demonstrates the mechanisms or approaches resulting in the emissions of greenhouse gases. It offers the reader a synthesis of what we comprehend of GHG emission after 12 years of study in boreal ecosystems, the estimations of gross and internet emissions from hydroelectric reservoirs, the influence of hydroelectric reservoirs on weather switch, in addition to a comparability of the several alternatives for generating strength in terms of GHG emissions.

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Cased-Hole Log Analysis and Reservoir Performance Monitoring by Richard M. Bateman

By Richard M. Bateman

This booklet addresses important matters, comparable to the evaluate of shale gasoline reservoirs and their construction. issues comprise the cased-hole logging atmosphere, reservoir fluid homes; movement regimes; temperature, noise, cement bond, and pulsed neutron logging; and casing inspection. construction logging charts and tables are incorporated within the appendices. The paintings serves as a accomplished reference for creation engineers with upstream E&P businesses, good logging provider corporation staff, collage scholars, and petroleum education professionals.

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