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    Milton : Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Description / Table of Contents: Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Preface -- Epilogue -- Acknowledgments -- Author -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- Chapter 2: Introduction of the SAR System -- Chapter 3: SAR Imaging and Analysis -- Chapter 4: Radar Equation for SAR Correlation Power-Radiometry -- Chapter 5: ScanSAR Imaging -- Chapter 6: Polarimetric Calibration -- Chapter 7: SAR Elevation Antenna Pattern-Theory and Measured Pattern from the Natural Target Data -- Chapter 8: Geometry/Ortho-Rectification and Slope-Corrections -- Chapter 9: Calibration-Radiometry and Geometry -- Chapter 10: Defocusing and Image Shift due to the Moving Target -- Chapter 11: Mosaicking and Multi-Temporal SAR Imaging -- Chapter 12: SAR Interferometry -- Chapter 13: Irregularities (RFI and Ionosphere) -- Chapter 14: Applications -- Chapter 15: Forest Map Generation -- Index
    Pages: 392 Seiten , Illustrationen
    ISBN: 9781138197053 (print) , 9781315282602
    Series Statement: SAR Remote Sensing Ser
    Language: English
    Branch Library: GFZ Library
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    Milton : Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Description / Table of Contents: Cover -- Half title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- DEDICATION -- ABOUT THE AUTHOR -- FOREWORD -- PREFACE -- 1: The Geology-Engineering Partnership -- 1.1 Areas of engineering geology -- 1.1.1 Project construction -- 1.1.2 Natural hazards -- 1.1.3 Geological resources -- 1.1.4 Environmental pollution -- 1.2 The history of geology -- 2: The Earth in Space -- 2.1 The solar system -- 2.1.1 Historical representations -- 2.1.2 General structure -- 2.1.3 The Earth's revolution -- 2.2 The telluric planets -- 2.2.1 Atmospheres and hydrospheres -- 2.2.2 Geology and geologic activity -- 2.3 Giant planets -- 2.4 Comets -- 2.5 Meteorites -- 2.5.1 Stony meteorites -- 2.5.2 Metallic meteorites -- 3: The Earth Through Time -- 3.1 Measurement of geologic time -- 3.1.1 Radiometric methods -- 3.1.2 Stratigraphic methods -- 3.1.3 Paleontological methods -- 3.1.4 Summary of dating methods -- 3.2 Origin of the Universe and Matter -- 3.2.1 Initial nucleosynthesis -- 3.2.2 Stellar phase -- 3.2.3 Accretion of the planets -- 3.3 Voyage through time: From the Precambrian to the Quaternary -- 3.3.1 Precambrian Era -- 3.3.2 Primary Era (Paleozoic) -- 3.3.3 Secondary Era (Mesozoic) -- 3.3.4 Tertiary Era (Cenozoic) -- 3.3.5 Quaternary Era (Anthropozoic) -- 4: Physics of the Globe -- 4.1 Seismology -- 4.1.1 Rupture mechanisms -- 4.1.2 Types of seismic waves -- 4.1.3 Laws of wave propagation -- 4.1.4 Causes of earthquakes -- 4.1.5 Monitoring and treatment of seismic signals -- 4.1.6 Seismic risk -- 4.1.7 Seismic prospecting -- 4.2 Gravimetry -- 4.2.1 Connection with mechanics -- 4.2.2 Notion of a geoid -- 4.2.3 Measurement of the gravitational field and its treatment -- 4.2.4 Interpretation of anomalies -- 4.2.5 Principles of isostasy -- 4.2.6 Density of Earth's rocks -- 4.3 Magnetism -- 4.3.1 Causes of the Earth's magnetic field
    Description / Table of Contents: 4.3.2 Components of the magnetic field at a point on the Earth's surface -- 4.3.3 Measurement of the magnetic field -- 4.3.4 Paleomagnetism -- 4.4 Geothermics -- 4.4.1 Thermal transfer within the Earth -- 4.4.2 Exploitation of geothermal energy -- 5: Rock Forming Minerals -- 5.1 Crystallography -- 5.1.1 Internal structure of minerals -- 5.1.2 Crystal morphology -- 5.1.3 Cohesion properties -- 5.1.4 Optical properties of minerals -- 5.2 Geochemistry -- 5.2.1 Silicates -- 5.2.2 Carbonates -- 5.2.3 Sulfates -- 5.2.4 Phosphates -- 5.2.5 Halides -- 5.2.6 Sulfides -- 5.2.7 Oxides and hydroxides -- 5.3 Practical mineral identification -- 6: Magmatism and Magmatic Rocks -- 6.1 Composition of the Earth's layers -- 6.2 Magmatism and plate tectonics -- 6.2.1 The history of plate tectonics -- 6.2.2 Paleomagnetic reconstruction -- 6.2.3 Possible relationships between plates -- 6.3 From magma to magmatic rocks -- 6.3.1 Process of magma generation -- 6.3.2 Magma solidification processes -- 6.3.3 Magmatic configurations -- 6.4 Magmatic events -- 6.4.1 Plutonism and plutonic rocks -- 6.4.2 Volcanism and volcanic rocks -- 6.5 Major magmatic rocks -- 6.5.1 Classification -- 6.5.2 Field identification methods -- 7: The Water Cycle -- 7.1 Water reserves and their exchanges -- 7.2 The atmosphere -- 7.2.1 Atmospheric reservoir -- 7.2.2 The greenhouse effect -- 7.2.3 Atmospheric precipitation -- 7.2.4 Rainfall fractionation on the soil -- 7.3 Surface water -- 7.3.1 Rivers and streams -- 7.3.2 Lakes -- 7.3.3 Glaciers -- 7.4 Groundwater -- 7.4.1 Porosity of geological materials -- 7.4.2 Water flow in geologic media -- 7.4.3 Basics of hydrodynamics -- 7.4.4 Application of permeability to the subsurface -- 7.4.5 Hydrodynamic application of flow toward a well -- 7.4.6 Hydrologic balance of aquifers -- 7.4.7 Groundwater intake -- 7.4.8 Effects of drainage and irrigation
    Description / Table of Contents: 7.4.9 Groundwater management -- 7.4.10 Groundwater protection -- 7.4.11 Groundwater and civil engineering projects -- 7.5 Water in the seas and oceans -- 8: The Continental Sedimentary Environment -- 8.1 Generalities -- 8.1.1 Continental erosion -- 8.1.2 Continental sedimentation -- 8.2 Hillslope environments -- 8.2.1 Particle transport -- 8.2.2 Mass transport -- 8.3 The alluvial environment -- 8.3.1 Solid transport in rivers -- 8.3.2 Areas of stream and river erosion -- 8.3.3 Alluvial zones -- 8.4 The lacustrine environment -- 8.4.1 Deltas -- 8.4.2 Lacustrine basins -- 8.5 The palustrine environment -- 8.5.1 Swamps at the bottom of depressions -- 8.5.2 Swamps created by springs -- 8.5.3 Marsh drainage -- 8.5.4 Exploitation of peat -- 8.6 Boreal and polar environments -- 8.6.1 Glacial regions -- 8.6.2 Non-glaciated regions -- 8.7 The desert environment -- 8.7.1 Eolian erosion and transport close to the soil -- 8.7.2 Transport of suspended particles -- 8.7.3 Water in deserts -- 8.7.4 Protective measures -- 9: The Oceanic Sedimentary Environment -- 9.1 Continental margin -- 9.1.1 Detrital sedimentation -- 9.1.2 Biogenic sedimentation -- 9.1.3 Evaporite deposits -- 9.2 The continental rise and the abyssal plains -- 9.2.1 Detrital sedimentation -- 9.2.2 Biogenic sedimentation -- 9.2.3 Hydrochemical sedimentation -- 10: Diagenesis and Properties of Sedimentary Rocks -- 10.1 Diagenetic processes -- 10.1.1 Compaction -- 10.1.2 Cementation -- 10.1.3 Mineralogical modifications -- 10.2 Detrital rocks -- 10.2.1 Conglomerates -- 10.2.2 Sandstones -- 10.2.3 Siltstone -- 10.2.4 Claystones -- 10.3 Biogenic rocks -- 10.3.1 Carbonate rocks -- 10.3.2 Siliceous rocks -- 10.3.3 Fossil fuels -- 10.4 Evaporite rocks -- 10.4.1 Primary dolomite -- 10.4.2 Gypsum and anhydrite -- 10.4.3 Halite rocks -- 10.4.4 Potassium rocks -- 10.4.5 Cargneules -- 11: Metamorphism
    Description / Table of Contents: 11.1 Transformation processes -- 11.1.1 Mineralogical modifications -- 11.1.2 Chemical modifications -- 11.1.3 Mechanical modifications -- 11.2 Types of metamorphism -- 11.2.1 Regional metamorphism -- 11.2.2 Contact metamorphism -- 11.2.3 Cataclastic metamorphism -- 11.3 Principal metamorphic rocks and their properties -- 11.3.1 Pelitic sequence -- 11.3.2 Quartzo-feldspathic sequence -- 11.3.3 Carbonate sequence -- 11.3.4 Calcareous-pelitic sequence -- 11.3.5 Mafic sequence -- 11.3.6 Ultramafic sequence -- 11.4 Identification of magmatic, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks -- 12: Tectonics -- 12.1 Mechanical stresses in the subsurface -- 12.1.1 Physical definition -- 12.1.2 Stress state in geological environments -- 12.2 Stress-deformation relationships -- 12.2.1 Laboratory tests -- 12.2.2 Rock deformation observed in the field -- 12.3 Brittle deformation -- 12.3.1 Joints -- 12.3.2 Faults -- 12.3.3 Characterization of discontinuities in a rock massif -- 12.4 Ductile deformation -- 12.4.1 Folds -- 12.4.2 Concentric folds -- 12.4.3 Similar folds -- 12.4.4 Fold nappes -- 12.5 Geometric representation and treatment of structural elements -- 12.5.1 Mapping of structural elements -- 12.5.2 Geometric tools -- 12.5.3 Stereographic projections -- 12.6 The Alps: a tectonic model -- 12.6.1 Jura -- 12.6.2 Molasse plateau -- 12.6.3 Prealps -- 12.6.4 Hautes Alpes Calcaires -- 12.6.5 External crystalline massifs -- 12.6.6 Internal thrust nappes -- 12.6.7 Present-day deformation -- 13: Weathering -- 13.1 Weathering processes -- 13.1.1 Thermal processes -- 13.1.2 Physico-chemical processes -- 13.2 Catalog of weathering-prone materials -- 13.3 Extent of weathering at depth -- 13.4 Engineering concerns -- 13.4.1 Weathering effects on mechanical properties -- 13.4.2 Weathering effects on hydrogeological properties -- 13.5 Screening for weathering
    Description / Table of Contents: 14: Geology's Role in the Major Issues Facing Society -- 14.1 Land development and natural resources -- 14.1.1 Food resources -- 14.1.2 Energy resources -- 14.1.3 Resources of underground space -- 14.1.4 Mineral resources -- 14.1.5 Geomaterials resources -- 14.1.6 Space Resources -- 14.2 Environmental protection -- 14.2.1 Ecosystems and biodiversity -- 14.2.2 Natural hazards -- 14.2.3 Climate change -- 14.2.4 Geologic waste disposal -- 14.2.5 Pollution of the subsurface -- 14.3 Conclusion -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX
    Pages: 1 Online-Ressource (596 pages)
    Edition: 2nd ed
    ISBN: 9780429854903 , 9781138096622 (print)
    Language: English
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