urban geology

urban geology

[¦ər·bən jē′äl·ə·jē]
(geology)
The study of geological aspects of planning and managing high-density population centers and their surroundings.
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Presented in reverse geological chronology with trips exploring modern process at the beginning of the book and older strata at the back, the trips move from a look at urban geology in the Metropolitan area to glaciomarine drift in the Fraser Lowland all the way to Tertiary stratigraphy in the eastern flank of the Cascade Range.
Meanwhile, concrete has developed its own urban geology.
Although examples of urban geology in the undergraduate curricula are numerous, those of urban paleobiology are less frequent.
Finally, we briefly consider the education of the general public, specialist training for those undertaking a career in urban geology, and the preservation of important geological sites in urban areas.
These and other works were consolidated in a paper by Ami (1900) that describes the bedrock and Quaternary deposits of Saint John, Ottawa, Quebec, Toronto, and Montreal, and can be considered the pioneering Canadian paper on urban geology.
Stories in Stone: Travels Through Urban Geology David B.
Specific topics include mapping volcanoes using high-resolution three-dimensional devices, airborne thematic mapping of thermal imagery, developments in synthetic aperture radar interferometry, interactions between slope instability and human habitation, digital aerial photography of landslides, coastal and marine environments, urban geology, mapping of shrinking and swelling clays, mapping of onshore hydrocarbon seepage, mapping using model data, and space technology for disaster management.
This more recent house on the Izu Peninsula marks a temporary break with mining the fertile seams of Toyko's quixotic urban geology.
Urban Geology of Canadian Cities is the result of a call for submissions from between 1991 and 1993.
Nevertheless, the Urban Geology of Canadian Cities should remain a standard text for some time.
Calling it a wonder of urban geology that will meet the growing demand for production studios being made on the Big Apple, New York City Mayor Rudolph W.
Fliers for each of the priority themes have been or will be published, including groundwater sustainability, hazards, public health, climate, resources, urban geology, Earth systems, oceans, soils, and life.
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