Computers in Geology: 25 Years of Progress

This book vividly demonstrates the importance and increasing breadth of quantitative methods in the earth sciences. With contributions from an international cast of leading practitioners, it covers a wide range of state-of-the-art methods and applications, including computer modelling and mapping techniques. Many chapters also contain reviews and extensive bibliographies which serve to make this an invaluable introduction to the entire field. In addition to its detailed presentations, the book includes chapters on the history of geomathematics and also on Eigen - the father of mathematical geology.