Environmental Geology: Handbook of Field Methods and Case Studies (2007 ed.)

Environmental Geology: Handbook of Field Methods and Case Studies (2007 ed.)

By: Klaus Knodel (author), Gerhard Lange (author), Hans-Jurgen Voigt (author), Bundesanstalt fur Geowissenschaften (editor)Hardback

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This illustrated handbook describes a broad spectrum of methods in the fields of remote sensing, geophysics, geology, hydrogeology, geochemistry, and microbiology designed to investigate landfill, mining and industrial sites. The descriptions provide information about the principle of the methods, applications and fundamentals. This handbook also deals with the stepwise procedure for investigating sites and common problems faced in efficient implementation of field operations.


Preparatory Steps and Common Problems.- Preparatory Steps and Common Problems.- Remote Sensing.- Aerial Photography.- Photogrammetry.- Nonphotographic Imaging from Aircraft and Space-borne Platforms.- Geophysics.- Magnetic Methods.- Gravity Methods.- Direct Current Resistivity Methods.- Electromagnetic Methods.- Ground Penetrating Radar.- Seismic Methods.- Surface Nuclear Magnetic Resonance.- Borehole Logging.- Geophysical In-situ Groundwater and Soil Monitoring.- Geological, Hydrogeological, Geochemical and Microbiological Investigations.- Methods for Characterizing the Geological Setting.- Methods for Characterizing the Hydrologie and Hydraulic Conditions.- Methods for Characterizing the Geochemical and Microbiological Conditions.- Interpretation of Geological, Hydrogeological, and Geochemical Results.- Integration of Investigation Results.- Data Fusion.- Joint Interpretation.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9783540746690
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1357
  • ID: 9783540746690
  • ISBN10: 3540746692
  • edition: 2007 ed.

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