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General geology

 

Köppen, Wladimir & Alfred Wegener -
The Climates of the Geological Past. / Die Klimate der geologischen Vorzeit. -
2015. ix, 657 pp. German and English text, 97 figs, 17x24cm, 1650 g. Hardcover, new. € 49,90
Ed.: Jörn Thiede; Karin Lochte; Angelika Dummermuth; ; übersetzt von - translated by Bernard Oelkers

 

cover Reproduction of the original German edition and complete English translation

 

 

 

The Netherlands

 

Vos, Peter - Origin of the Dutch coastal landscape. Long-term landscape evolution of the Netherlands during the Holocene, described and visualized in national, regional and local palaeogeographical map series. - 2015. Barkhuis, Eelde. 372 pp., numerous full colour illustr. Hardcover, new, 4to. € 74,95

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Contents (shortened)

PREFACE VI
1 INTRODUCTION 4
1.1 Palaeogeographical maps 5
1.2 Perception of Holocene coastal evolution 8
1.3 Nomenclature of the Holocene deposits 11
1.4 Subdivision of the landscapes 15
1.5 Archaeology as a tool in the reconstruction of the salt-marsh progradation 21
1.6 Driving mechanisms 23
2 COMPILATION OF THE HOLOCENE PALAEOGEOGRAPHICAL MAPS OF THE NETHERLANDS 50
2.1 Method of reconstruction 50
2.2 Legends on the national palaeogeographical maps 51
2.3 Mapping sources 53
2.4 Reconstruction of the Basal Peat environment based on sea-level data 55
2.5 Reconstruction of the tidal environment 58
2.6 Blank spots 58
2.7 Compilation of the palaeogeographical maps 59
2.8 Discussion: improvements in the map series 68
3 REGIONAL PALAEOGEOGRAPHICAL STUDIES 82
3.1 Flooding history of the Southwestern Netherlands: interaction between natural and anthropogenic processes 82
3.2 Landscape history of the Oer-IJ tidal system, Noord-Holland (The Netherlands) 98
3.3 Holocene landscape reconstruction of the Wadden Sea area between Marsdiep and Weser 202
Explanation of the coastal evolution and visualisation of the landscape development of the Northern Netherlands and Niedersachsen in five palaeogeographical maps from 500 BC to present
4 LOCAL PALAEOENVIRONMENTAL CASE STUDIES 232
4.1 A staged geogenetic approach to underwater archaeological prospection in the Port of Rotterdam (Yangtze Harbour, Maasvlakte, The Netherlands): a geological and palaeoenvironmental case study for local mapping of Mesolithic lowland landscapes 232
4.2 Palaeo-environmental investigations at the archaeological site Vergulde Hand West in Vlaardingen (Port of Rotterdam) 264
4.3 Landscape reconstruction of the Bronze Age site De Druppels found on a salt-marsh ridge of the Westfriese-inlet system; a case study north of Alkmaar (Noord-Holland) 294
5 SYNTHESIS: LONG-TERM LANDSCAPE EVOLUTION OF THE NETHERLANDS AND CONCLUSIONS 320
SAMENVATTING 330
REFERENCES 336

 

 

Germany

 

Stackebrandt, Werner & Dietrich Franke (eds) - 
Geologie von Brandenburg. -
2015. Schweizerbart, Stuttgart. xviii, 805 pp., 313 fig., 17x24cm, 1750 g. Hardcover, new. € 89,90

 

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Volcanology

 

Tassi, Franco, O. Vasselli & A. Tomas (eds.) -
Copahue volcano.
 - 2015.  Springer, Berlin [Active volcanoes of the World].
293 pp., 172 ill., 130 ill. in colour. Hardcover, new. € 99,99

 

  

 

 

Scolamacchia, T. & J.L. Macías (eds.)

Active Volcanoes of Chiapas (Mexico): El Chichón and Tacaná

2015. Springer, Berlin. [Series: Active Volcanoes of the World].

xi, 180 pp. 71 illus., 54 illus. in color. Harcover, new. € 99,99

 

 

  

 

 

 

Speleology

 

 

White, W.B. (ed.) -

The Caves of Burnsville Cove, Virginia.

- 2015. Springer, Berlin.

xii, 479 pp., 498 illus., 412 illus. in color. Hardcover, new. € 129,99

 

  

 

Other titles in this series:

 

M.P. Cooper, J.E. Mylroie - Glaciation and Speleogenesis Interpretations from the Northeastern United States. - 2015. xv, 142 pp. 118 illus. € 79,99

 

M. Knez, M. Petrič, T. Slabe, S. Sebela (eds.) - The Beka-Ocizla Cave System Karstological Railway Planning in Slovenia. - 2015. x, 102 pp. 94 illus., 37 illus. in color. € 79,99

 

S. Shanov, K. Kostov - Dynamic Tectonics and Karst. - 2015, xi, 123 pp. 119 illus., 25 illus. in color. € 79,99

 

 

 

 

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