Geological Monitoring

Geological Monitoring

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qGeologic Monitoring is a practical, nontechnical guide for land managers, educators, and the public that synthesizes representative methods for monitoring short-term and long-term change in geologic features and landscapes. A prestigious group of subject-matter experts has carefully selected methods for monitoring sand dunes, caves and karst, rivers, geothermal features, glaciers, nearshore marine features, beaches and marshes, paleontological resources, permafrost, seismic activity, slope movements, and volcanic features and processes. Each chapter has an overview of the resource; summarizes features that could be monitored; describes methods for monitoring each feature ranging from low-cost, low-technology methods (that could be used for school groups) to higher cost, detailed monitoring methods requiring a high level of expertise; and presents one or more targeted case studies.q--Publisher's description.Adema, G.W., 2004, Geologic resources evaluation scoping meeting summary: U.S. National Park Service, Central Alaska Network, ... Driedger, C.L., and Fountain, A.G., 1989, Glacier outburst floods at Mount Rainier, Washington State, U.S.A., in Wold, B. ed., ... P., 2003, A manual for monitoring the mass balance of mountain glaciers: UNESCO, Paris, IHP-VI Technical Documents in Hydrology No.

Title:Geological Monitoring
Author:Rob Young, Lisa Norby
Publisher:Geological Society of America - 2009


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