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After the Earth QuakesElastic Rebound on an Urban Planet

After the Earth Quakes: Elastic Rebound on an Urban Planet

Susan Elizabeth Hough and Roger G. Bilham

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195179132
eISBN:
9780197562291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195179132.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geophysics: Earth Sciences

Earthquakes rank among the most terrifying natural disasters faced by mankind. Out of a clear blue sky-or worse, a jet black one-comes shaking strong enough to hurl furniture ... More

Alaska's Changing Boreal Forest

Alaska's Changing Boreal Forest

F. Stuart Chapin, Mark W. Oswood, Keith van Cleve, Leslie A. Viereck, and David L. Verbyla (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195154313
eISBN:
9780197561928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195154313.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

The boreal forest is the northern-most woodland biome, whose natural history is rooted in the influence of low temperature and high-latitude. Alaska's boreal forest is now warming ... More

Americans and Their Weather

Americans and Their Weather

William B. Meyer

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195131826
eISBN:
9780197559505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195131826.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Regional Geography

This revealing book synthesizes research from many fields to offer the first complete history of the roles played by weather and climate in American life from colonial times to ... More

Applied Stochastic Hydrogeology

Applied Stochastic Hydrogeology

Yoram Rubin

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195138047
eISBN:
9780197561676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195138047.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

Stochastic Subsurface Hydrogeology is the study of subsurface, geological heterogeneity, and its effects on flow and transport process, using probabilistic and geostatistical ... More

Atmosphere-Ocean Interaction

Atmosphere-Ocean Interaction

Eric B. Kraus and Joost A. Businger

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195066180
eISBN:
9780197560204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195066180.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

With both the growing importance of integrating studies of air-sea interaction and the interest in the general problem of global warming, the appearance of the second edition of ... More

Atmospheric Boundary Layer FlowsTheir Structure and Measurement

Atmospheric Boundary Layer Flows: Their Structure and Measurement

J. C. Kaimal and J. J. Finnigan

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062397
eISBN:
9780197560167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062397.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Atmospheric Sciences

Boundary layer meteorology is the study of the physical processes that take place in the layer of air that is most influenced by the earth's underlying surface. This ... More

Atmospheric RadiationTheoretical Basis

Atmospheric Radiation: Theoretical Basis

R. M. Goody and Y. L. Yung

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195051346
eISBN:
9780197560976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195051346.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Atmospheric Sciences

A complete revision of Goody's classic 1964 work, this volume offers a systematic discussion of atmospheric radiation processes that today are at the center of worldwide study and ... More

Atmospheric Turbulencea molecular dynamics perspective

Atmospheric Turbulence: a molecular dynamics perspective

Adrian F. Tuck

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199236534
eISBN:
9780191917462
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199236534.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Atmospheric Sciences

This book, authored by a well-known researcher and expositor in meteorology, focuses on the direct link between molecular dynamics, turbulence theory, fluid mechanics and non ... More

Biodiversity in DrylandsToward a Unified Framework

Biodiversity in Drylands: Toward a Unified Framework

Moshe Shachak, Stewart T. A. Pickett, James R. Gosz, and Avi Perevolotski

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195139853
eISBN:
9780197561720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195139853.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Biodiversity in Drylands, the first internationally based synthesis volume in the Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network Series, unifies the concepts of species and ... More

Biogeochemistry of Estuaries

Biogeochemistry of Estuaries

Thomas S. Bianchi

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195160826
eISBN:
9780197562048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195160826.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geochemistry

Biogeochemistry of Estuaries offers a comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach to understanding biogeochemical cycling in estuaries. Designed as a text for intermediate to ... More

The Biogeochemistry of the Amazon Basin

The Biogeochemistry of the Amazon Basin

Michael E. McClain, Reynaldo Victoria, and Jeffrey E. Richey (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195114317
eISBN:
9780197561140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195114317.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geochemistry

With a complex assemblage of largely intact ecosystems that support the earth's greatest diversity of life, the Amazon basin is a focal point of international scientific interest. ... More

The Biology of Coastal Sand Dunes

The Biology of Coastal Sand Dunes

M. Anwar Maun

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198570356
eISBN:
9780191916731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198570356.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

Coastal zones are becoming increasingly topical (and politically sensitive) as they face relentless pressures from urban expansion, recreational development and sea level rise due ... More

Boom, Bust, ExodusThe Rust Belt, the Maquilas, and a Tale of Two Cities

Boom, Bust, Exodus: The Rust Belt, the Maquilas, and a Tale of Two Cities

Chad Broughton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199765614
eISBN:
9780197563106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199765614.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders owed much of their unexpected popularity in the 2016 primaries to their respective stances on trade and immigration policy. Political elites and ... More

A Brief History of Neoliberalism

A Brief History of Neoliberalism

David Harvey

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199283262
eISBN:
9780191917660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199283262.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Social and Political Geography

Neoliberalism--the doctrine that market exchange is an ethic in itself, capable of acting as a guide for all human action--has become dominant in both thought and practice ... More

Business Geography and New Real Estate Market Analysis.

Business Geography and New Real Estate Market Analysis.

Grant Ian Thrall

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195076363
eISBN:
9780197560334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195076363.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

This work focuses on integrating land-use location science with the technology of geographic information systems (GIS). The text describes the basic principles of location ... More

CatastropheRisk and Response

Catastrophe: Risk and Response

Richard A. Posner

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195178135
eISBN:
9780197562444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195178135.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Catastrophic risks are much greater than is commonly appreciated. Collision with an asteroid, runaway global warming, voraciously replicating nanomachines, a pandemic of ... More

Catastrophes and Lesser CalamitiesThe causes of mass extinctions

Catastrophes and Lesser Calamities: The causes of mass extinctions

Tony Hallam

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198524977
eISBN:
9780191916434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198524977.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Historical Geology

In Catastrophes and Lesser Calamities, renowned geologist Tony Hallam takes us on a tour of the Earth's history, and of the cataclysmic events, as well as the more gradual ... More

Chemical Change in Deforming Materials

Chemical Change in Deforming Materials

Brian Bayly

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195067644
eISBN:
9780197560211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195067644.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geochemistry

This book is the first to detail the chemical changes that occur in deforming materials subjected to unequal compressions. While thermodynamics provides, at the macroscopic ... More

Chemistry of Variable Charge Soils

Chemistry of Variable Charge Soils

T. R. Yu (ed.)

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195097450
eISBN:
9780197560846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195097450.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Soil Science

This book, based on research carried out at the Academia Sinica over the past 30 years, explains the basic difference between the variable charge soils of tropical and subtropical ... More

Cirrus

Cirrus

David K. Lynch, Kenneth Sassen, David O'C. Starr, and Graeme Stephens (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195130720
eISBN:
9780197561430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195130720.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

Cirrus clouds are high, thin, tropospheric clouds composed predominately of ice. In the last ten years, considerable work has shown that cirrus is widespread--more common than ... More

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