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Geology and engineering characteristics of surficial deposits

Victor Kent Prest

Geology and engineering characteristics of surficial deposits

Montreal Island and vicinity, Quebec

by Victor Kent Prest

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Published by Energy, Mines and Resources Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Québec,
  • Montréal Island (Island)
    • Subjects:
    • Geology -- Québec -- Montréal Island (Island),
    • Engineering geology -- Québec -- Montréal Island (Island)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementV.K. Prest, J. Hode-Keyser.
      SeriesPaper / Geological Survey ;, 75-27, Paper (Geological Survey of Canada) ;, 75-27.
      ContributionsHode Keyser, Joseph.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE193 .P74 1977
      The Physical Object
      Pagination29 p. :
      Number of Pages29
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3108137M
      ISBN 100660008106
      LC Control Number82215337

      The USGS supports studies to understand the geology of these deposits, the surficial environments, and the processes by which these deposits form. The USGS and industry cooperators are initiating petrologic, mineralogic, and geochemical studies to better determine how economic clay deposits form. Surficial Geology: Earth Structures I — This is an introduction to the natural processes shaping Earth's surface. Among other topics, the course will stress weathering, landform and soil development, soil mechanics, the influence of running water, moving ice and wind on Earth's surface, and people's interaction with surficial geology.

      Geology (from the Ancient Greek γῆ, gē (earth) and -λoγία, -logia, (study of, discourse)) is an earth science concerned with the solid Earth, the rocks of which it is composed, and the processes by which they change over time. Geology can also include the study of the solid features of any terrestri. Download Book Engineering Geology Principles And Practice in PDF format. You can Read Online Engineering Geology Principles And Practice here in PDF, EPUB, Mobi or Docx formats This book provides a broad panorama of mineral deposits,covering their origin and geological characteristics, theprinciples of the search for ores and minerals, and.

      Engineering Geologists: investigate the engineering properties of rock, sediment and soil below man-made structures such as roads, bridges, high-rise buildings, dams, airports, etc. Environmental Geologists: study the environmental affects of pollution on ground and surface waters and surficial materials (rock, sediment and soil), and also. Ore Geology Review: aims to familiarize all earth scientists with recent advances in a number of interconnected disciplines related to the study of, and search for, ore deposits. The reviews range from brief to longer contributions, but the journal preferentially publishes manuscripts that fill the niche between the commonly shorter journal.


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