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Terres singulières

Singular lands

Fifteen remarkable places across the world


M. Caroff

Edition 2017

Do singular, strange or unknown lands still exist? The American canyons, Iceland, the Apennine Mountains from behind the clouds, Nazca, the Sultanate of Oman, Santorin, Transylvania, Yellowstone and so on. This book lists a selection of international geological sites, some of them famous, others more unexpected, all surprising, which illustrate the main specialities of Earth sciences.


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Atlas de l'archipel de Molène

Atlas of the Molène Archipelago

Geology, geomorphology and sedimentology


A. Ehrhold, B. Le Gall

Edition 2017

This atlas comprises a booklet and three themed maps (hard copy and digital on USB stick), illustrating three major intervals in the very long history of the archipelago. This covers around three hundred million years, from Paleozoic era until now. The main magmatic, tectonic and metamorphic events are described. Changes in the archipelago are also traced, as are the recent dynamics of the barrier beach and of the ocean depths.


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Cartes sédimentologiques et morpho-bathymétriques de la baie de Morlaix et de sa région

Sedimentological and Morpho-Bathymetric Maps of the Bay of Morlaix and its Region


A. Ehrhold

Edition 2015

The Bay of Morlaix is one of the jewels of the Brittany coast appreciated for its biological diversity. Its special geological features are, however, far less known. Its underwater morphology is a kind of labyrinth of numerous small islands and shoals. The result is a mosaic of sedimentary provinces where currents and sediments face off at every tide.


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Les risques naturels en montagne

Natural Mountain Hazards


D. Richard, F. Naaim-Bouvet

Edition 2015

Avalanches, glacial-related hazards, floods and mudslides, slope failure and falling rock are experienced by all mountaineers. Economic development based on tourism increases exposure to hazards; the catastrophe of the Grand-Bornand campground and its 23 victims being a case in point. This reference work, targeting professionals and decision-makers, but also the general public, explains these phenomena and explores protection techniques.


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Are Groundwaters Endless?

Are Groundwaters Endless?

Ninety Keys to Understanding Groundwaters


T. Ruf, J. Margat

Edition 2014

Where does the spring water come from? Can a well be dug anywhere? What are the threats to groundwaters? To whom do they belong? What are the advantages of exploiting groundwaters rather than surface water? Are the state and availability of resources known? This book answers the potential questions about groundwaters (water tables and deep water tables). It provides an inventory of geological and technical knowledge and highlights the economic, ecological, regulatory, political and social issues of this fragile resource.


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Where the Mineral World Chooses its Colours?

Where the Mineral World Chooses its Colours?

One Hundred Keys to Understanding Rocks and Minerals


M. Caroff

Edition 2014

Rocks, minerals, crystals: three simple terms and yet they conceal a complex and mysterious reality. What is the relationship between basalt, amber and chalk? Is it true that graphite has the same composition as diamond? Could it one day be possible to extract petroleum and gas from shale without polluting? Through one hundred richly-illustrated questions, sprinkled with anecdotes, this small book sheds simple, clear and entertaining light on the formation and diversity of rocks and minerals.


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Sedimentological Maps of South Brittany

Sedimentological Maps of South Brittany

Between Bay of Vilaine and Glénan Islands


A. Ehrhold

Edition 2014

A regional reconnaissance and surveillance programme of benthic populations of soft bottoms has been carried out in the South Brittany coastal marine area since 2003. The work has involved mapping the sedimentary nature and morphology of subtidal marine bottoms of the Vilaine, Quiberon and Concarneau bays and the Glénan Islands. The results are presented as four 1:20000 scale maps and an explanatory booklet.


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The Old River Systems of the South Brittany Continental Shelf

The Old River Systems of the South Brittany Continental Shelf


C. Augris, D. Menier, C. Briend

Edition 2014

This richly-illustrated atlas sets out and comments on the morphology, successive sedimentary deposits and recent history of old river systems of the South Brittany continental shelf through two landscape scenarios over the last few thousand years.


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Soils and their Structures

Soils and their Structures

Observations at Different Scales


D. Baize, O. Duval, G. Richard

Edition 2013

Educational summary on the soil structures and their major role in hydric, physical and biological functioning of soils. The work firstly reviews the definition of the concept of structure and the problems in quantifying it. It then summarises the laboratory methods that give access to the microscopic organisations and field methods characterising the evolution dynamics of structures, mainly based on agricultural systems.


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Morpho-sedimentary Mapping of Shallow Waters from Cap d'Antifer to Cap d'Ailly

Morpho-sedimentary Mapping of Shallow Waters from Cap d'Antifer to Cap d'Ailly

Haute-Normandie


C. Augris, P. Clabaut

Edition 2013

The coastal marine area between Cap d'Antifer and Cap d'Ailly was the subject of a geological mapping programme in 2006. The previously unpublished results are presented as six 1:20000 scale maps and an explanatory booklet. The abundantly-illustrated booklet comments on the different geological structures surveyed. The findings should be of interest to professionals, teachers, developers and policymakers.


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