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Advances in Military Geosciences
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Military Geoscience: A Multifaceted Approach to the Study of Warfare

Editors: Bondesan, Aldino, Ehlen, Judy (Eds.)

  • Presents papers from the 13th International Conference on Military Geoscience in Padua, Italy
  • Explores a wide range of subjects related to military geoscience
  • Discusses cutting-edge advancements and research in new and different subject areas
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About this book

This volume presents a selection of papers from the 13th International Conference on Military Geosciences (ICMG), held 24-28 June 2019 in Padua, Italy. It covers a wide range of subjects within the confines of military geoscience written by scientists with a variety of different backgrounds from many countries throughout the world. Many of the papers focus on subjects related to Italy and World War I, but additional subject areas include international perspectives in the military geosciences, international security, geospatial intelligence and remote sensing, subterranean and underground warfare, analyses of historical battlefields and fortifications, and military archaeology. The book will be of interest to academics (e.g., military historians, military archaeologists, military geographers and geologists), applied geoscientists (e.g., engineering geologists and geologists working in other areas of applied geology), professional geoscientists, and those with a general interest in military geoscience and history. 


About the authors

Dr. Aldino Bondesan is an assistant professor at the Department of Historical and Geographical Sciences, and the Ancient World, University of Padua. where he teaches Environmental Geology, Physical Geography, Geomorphology, Geological Surveying and Landscape Analysis, among other subjects. Dr. Bondesan has developed expertise in Military Geography and Geology, and has also performed research on fluvial geomorphology, glaciology and glacial morphology in the Italian Alps and in polar region, desert geomorphology, geological mapping, karstology, geoarchaeology, geophysics and coastal dynamics. He is currently president of the Italian Society of Military Geography and Geology and a Research Fellow in the Department of Military Geography, Faculty of Military Science, University of Stellenbosch (South Africa).

 

Dr. Judy Ehlen has BA and MA degrees in Geology and a BA in German from the University of Oregon, an MA in History from George Mason University, and a Ph.D. in Geography from the University of Birmingham (UK). Before retirement in 2005, she worked for the US Army Corps of Engineers for more than 30 years in research related to image analysis of the geologic properties of terrain with respect to military needs. Since retiring, her research has concentrated on military geoscience, particularly the analysis of how terrain affects the outcome of historical battles, editing and reviewing. 

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eBook 106,99 €
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Hardcover 135,19 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Military Geoscience: A Multifaceted Approach to the Study of Warfare
Editors
  • Aldino Bondesan
  • Judy Ehlen
Series Title
Advances in Military Geosciences
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-79260-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-79260-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-79259-6
Series ISSN
2522-8315
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IV, 404
Number of Illustrations
14 b/w illustrations, 134 illustrations in colour
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