The quaternary sciences constitute a dynamic, multidisciplinary field of research that has been growing in scientific and societal importance in recent years. This branch of the Earth sciences links ancient prehistory to modern environments.
Encyclopedia of Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks
by Gerard V. Middleton (Editor); Michael A. Church (Other Adaptation by); Mario Coniglio (Other Adaptation by); L. A. Hardie (Associate Editor); F. J. Longstaffe (Associate Editor)
This volume offers an extensive number of entries, it also includes various appendices, an illustrated glossary of coastal geomorphology and extensive bibliographic listings.This Encyclopedia thus provides a comprehensive reference work for students, professionals as well as informed lay readers.
Field Methods for Geologists and Hydrogeologists
by Fakhry A. Assaad (Editor); Philip E. LaMoreaux (Editor); Travis H. Hughes (Editor)
Call Number: QE45 .F527 2004
From the reviews:"...is a "must" for serious field novices, and for seasoned middle-career and senior practitioners in hydrogeology.
Geotechnical Investigation Methods
by Roy E. Hunt
Call Number: TA705 .H865 2007
The investigation phase is the most important segment of any geotechnical study. Using the correct methods and properly interpreting the results are critical to a successful investigation.
Interpretation of Geological Structures Through Maps
by D. Powell
Derived from the content of the respected McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, Sixth Edition, each title provides thousands of definitions of words and phrases encountered in a specific discipline.