Military Geology in War and Peace

Military Geology in War and Peace

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In warfare, military geologists pursue five main categories of work: tactical and strategic terrain analysis, fortifications and tunneling, resource acquisition, defense installations, and field construction and logistics. In peace, they train for wartime operations and may be involved in peace-keeping and nation-building exercises. In addition to the introductory paper this volume includes 24 papers, covering selected aspects of the history of military geology from the early 19th century through the recent Persian Gulf war.reassignment to another U.S. Geological Survey branch after a minimum tour of duty with the MGB. ... Krinsley, D. B., 1970, A geomorphological and paleoclimatological study of the playas of Iran: Bedford, Massachusetts, Air Force ... materials and suitability of terrain, geology, soils, tank trafficability, terrain diagram.

Title:Military Geology in War and Peace
Author:James R. Underwood, Peter L. Guth
Publisher:Geological Society of America - 1998


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