Engineering Geology, Environmental Geology and Mineral Economics

Edited By: Syed E. Hasan & S.M. Hasan

Center for Applied Environmental Research, Department of Geosciences, University of Missouri, USA

Engineering Geology, Environmental Geology and Mineral Economics

Syed E. Hasan, Center for Applied Environmental Research, Department of Geosciences, University of Missouri, USA

1. Definitions and Historical Development

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Early Application (to 1900) of Geology in Engineering

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Modern Trends in Engineering Geology

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Emergence of Environmental Geology and its Current Status

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Distinctive Aspects of Environmental Geology

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2. Engineering Geology in Civil Engineering Construction Projects

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Dams and Reservoirs

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Tunnel and other Underground Structures

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Highways and Airport Runways

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Coastal Structures

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Sanitary Landfill

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Mines

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3. Geosystems Engineering

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Characterization of Geological Materials

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Utilization of Geological Materials

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4. Miscellaneous

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Medical Geology

Olle Selinus, Sweden

Forensic Geology

John Lindermann

Military Geology

Allen W. Hatheway

Geoindicators

Antony R. Berger, Canada

Use of Underground Space for Human Occupancy

Charles O. Spencer

5. Mineral Economics

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Mineral Resources and Nation's Economy

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Global Mineral Resources, Occurrence and Distribution

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International Laws Controlling Mineral Trade

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International Treaties Governing Mineral Exploration

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