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Mathematical Aspects of Natural Dynamos

1st Edition

Emmanuel Dormy, Andrew M. Soward
August 19, 2019

Although the origin of Earth's and other celestial bodies' magnetic fields remains unknown, we do know that the motion of electrically conducting fluids generates and maintains these fields, forming the basis of magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) and, to a larger extent, dynamo theory. Answering the need...

Metaharmonic Lattice Point Theory

1st Edition

Willi Freeden
September 18, 2018

Metaharmonic Lattice Point Theory covers interrelated methods and tools of spherically oriented geomathematics and periodically reflected analytic number theory. The book establishes multi-dimensional Euler and Poisson summation formulas corresponding to elliptic operators for the adaptive...

Mathematical and Numerical Modeling in Porous Media: Applications in Geosciences

1st Edition

Martin A. Diaz Viera, Pratap Sahay, Manuel Coronado, Arturo Ortiz Tapia
August 16, 2018

Porous media are broadly found in nature and their study is of high relevance in our present lives. In geosciences porous media research is fundamental in applications to aquifers, mineral mines, contaminant transport, soil remediation, waste storage, oil recovery and geothermal energy deposits....

Atmospheric Aerosols: Characteristics and Radiative Effects

1st Edition

S Ramachandran
June 01, 2018

This book includes basic knowledge and understanding on the characteristics of aerosols over the continent and oceanic regions, their composition, residence times, sinks and size distributions, and their effects in the radiative transfer and climate of Earth....

Handbook of Geophysical Exploration at Sea: 2nd Editions - Hard Minerals

2nd Edition

Richard A. Geyer
January 03, 2018

This handbook presents advanced research and operational information about hard minerals and hydrocarbons. It provides information in an integrated, interdisciplinary manner, stressing case histories. It includes review chapters, illustrations, graphs, tables, and color satellite images that...

Rocks and Minerals in Thin Section: A Colour Atlas

2nd Edition

W.S. MacKenzie, A.E. Adams, K.H. Brodie
November 15, 2017

This concise, clear and handy–sized volume, aimed at the undergraduate level, provides an introduction to the observation, description and identifi cation in thin section, using the polarizing microscope, of samples of the commonlyoccurring rocks and minerals. Illustrated with a wealth of full...

Fractals: Concepts and Applications in Geosciences

1st Edition

Behzad Ghanbarian, Allen G. Hunt
November 14, 2017

This book provides theoretical concepts and applications of fractals and multifractals to a broad range of audiences from various scientific communities, such as petroleum, chemical, civil and environmental engineering, atmospheric research, and hydrology. In the first chapter, we introduce...

The Physics of Composite and Porous Media

1st Edition

T. J. T. (Tim) Spanos, Norman Udey
November 01, 2017

Building on the success of T.J.T. Spanos's previous book The Thermophysics of Porous Media, The Physics of Composite and Porous Media explains non-linear field theory that describes how physical processes occur in the earth. It describes physical processes associated with the interaction of the...

Radiophysical and Geomagnetic Effects of Rocket Burn and Launch in the Near-the-Earth Environment

1st Edition

Leonid F. Chernogor, Nathan Blaunstein
October 23, 2017

Radiophysical and Geomagnetic Effects of Rocket Burn and Launch in the Near-the-Earth Environment describes experimental and theoretical studies on the effects of rocket burns and launchings on the near-the-Earth environment and geomagnetic fields. It illuminates the main geophysical and...

Spectral Methods in Geodesy and Geophysics

1st Edition

Christopher Jekeli
September 28, 2017

The text develops the principal aspects of applied Fourier analysis and methodology with the main goal to inculcate a different way of perceiving global and regional geodetic and geophysical data, namely from the perspective of the frequency, or spectral, domain rather than the spatial domain. The...

Tubular String Characterization in High Temperature High Pressure Oil and Gas Wells

1st Edition

Jiuping Xu, Zezhong Wu
August 30, 2017

High temperature, high oil pressure, oil and gas well completion testing have always been a technical challenge and basic theoretical research is one of the key factors needed to ensure a successful completion test. The completion test basic theory includes: a stress analysis of the completion...

Drilling and Completion in Petroleum Engineering: Theory and Numerical Applications

1st Edition

Xinpu Shen, Mao Bai, William Standifird
June 29, 2017

Modern petroleum and petrotechnical engineering is increasingly challenging due to the inherently scarce and decreasing number of global petroleum resources. Exploiting these resources efficiently will require researchers, scientists, engineers and other practitioners to develop innovative...