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Technical English for Geosciences
a text/work book
Verfasserangabe: Brigitte Markner-Jäger
Jahr: 2008
Verlag: Berlin [u.a.], Springer
Mediengruppe: Buch
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The course book Technical English for Geosciences is a real gold mine for all? most especially students and lecturers? who need to enhance their command of the English language with the terminology of geosciences. Subjects from all branches and disciplines of geosciences are discussed: Applied Geology, Geotechnology/Geoengineering, Mineralogy, Hydrology, Mining and Rehabilitation, Meteorology, and Water and Waste Management? subjects which are closely related to Bachelor's or Master's degree studies. Texts are taken from various authentic material including advertisement brochures, scientific monographs or internet sources. Terminology is practiced through multiple tasks and interesting exercises. The book is meant for learning in classes as well as for self-study. A glossary and proposals for solutions are provided at the end of the book. (Quelle: amazon.de)
Aus dem Inhalt:Table of Contents // Applied Geology / What a study course in the UK looks like // Geotechnology / What is geotechnology? // Geotechnical Engineering / Another engineering course // Geoengineering / The role of geoengineers in construction // The Rock Cycle / A model to describe the formation of different rock types // Rocks and Rock Mechanics / General principles of rock mechanics // Plate Tectonics, Tectonics and Faultings / Theories to describe the movement of the Earth // Earthquakes / The intensity and magnitude of the shaking of the Earth // Volcanoes / Local devastation by volcanic eruptions // Tsunamis / The role of geologists to predict geohazards // Unit 11 Soil Sciences and Soil Studies 55 / The composition of soils // Unit 12 Soil Testing Equipment I 62 / Soil compaction and bearing capacity // Unit 13 Soil Testing Equipment II 65 / Stress measurement methods // Unit 14 Mineralogy I 68 / What makes a mineral? // Unit 15 Mineralogy II 73 / Properties of minerals // Unit 16 Mineralogy III 76 / Diamond. The ultimate mineral // Unit 17 Minerals in Industry and Economy 80 / Why are minerals so important? // Unit 18 Tara Mines I. A Zinc and Lead Mine in Ireland 85 / Exploration and extraction of minerals // Unit 19 Tara Mines II 90 / Mining and production of minerals // Unit 20 Tara Mines III 94 / Processing of minerals // Unit 21 Minerals Recycling 97 / Resource conversation and economic considerations // Unit 22 Energy Sources I 101 / Non-renewable sources: the fossil fuels coal, oil and natural gas // Unit 23 Energy Sources II 108 / Geothermal Energy - Energy from the interior of the Earth // Unit 24 Energy Sources III 113 / Other renewable energy sources for power generation // Unit 25 Drilling Techniques 115 / From hand augers to rotary core barrel drills // Unit 26 Rehabilitation 120 / Restoration of landscape as a sustainable development // Unit 27 Hydrogeology 125 / Water as a source of life // Unit 28 The Water Cycle 129 / A model about the supply of water // Unit 29 The Groundwater System 134 / How geologists locate groundwater // Unit 30 Groundwater Modelling System 137 / Ageoengineering groundwater software program // Unit 31 Water Quality 141 / Testing equipment // Unit 32 Waste Water Treatment 145 / How do waste water treatment plants work? // Unit 33 Waste Disposal 150 / Waste management and geoengineering // Unit 34 Meteorology and Climatology 156 / An introduction to weather and climate phenomena // Unit 35 The Carbon Cycle 159 / The natural transfer of carbon dioxide // Unit 36 Global Warming and Climate Change 162 / The human impact on the environment // Unit 37 Global Response to Climate Change 168 / Statements and conclusions // Unit 38 Glossary 174 / Creation of one's own geology glossary // Index 183 // Solution 187 // Selected Reference List 207 // Credits 209
VerfasserInnenangabe: Brigitte Markner-Jäger
Jahr: 2008
Verlag: Berlin [u.a.], Springer
Systematik: NN.G, PL.FE
ISBN: 978-3-540-68614-9
2. ISBN: 3-540-68614-2
Beschreibung: XII, 209 S. : graph. Darst.
Schlagwörter: Einführung, Englisch, Fachsprache, Geowissenschaften, Anleitung, Fachliteratur, Geowissenschaftler, Jargon, Ratgeber, Terminologie, Abriss, Berufssprache, Britisches Englisch, Englische Sprache, Erdwissenschaften, Fachkommunikation, Kompendium <Einführung>, LSP, Language for special purposes, Language for specific purposes, Lehrbuch <Einführung>, Leitfaden, Populärwissenschaftliche Darstellung <Formschlagwort>, Programmierte Einführung <Formschlagwort>, Repetitorium <Formschlagwort>, Altenglisch, Amerikanisches Englisch, Angewandte Geowissenschaften, Bodenkunde, Denglisch, Formelsprache <Fachsprache>, Geochemie, Geoinformatik, Geologie, Geomorphologie, Geophysik, Gesteinskunde, Hydrologie, Klimatologie, Kristallographie, Lagerstättenkunde, Lehrmittel, Meereskunde, Meteorologie, Naturwissenschaften, Nordseegermanische Sprachen, Paläontologie, Physische Geografie, Physische Geographie, Sondersprache, Sportsprache
Mediengruppe: Buch