The Impact of the Geological Sciences on Society
Marion E. Bickford
Geological Society of America, Sep 24, 2013 - Earth sciences - 206 pages
"This volume addresses the impact of the geological sciences, from 1963-2013, in such areas as geologic hazards, mineral resources, energy resources, water resources, soil resources, geology and health, geologic education, and the informing of general public policy. The chapters focus on how earth science informs and benefits society"--Provided by publisher.
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