Shale Gas and Fracking : The Science Behind the Controversy Paperback / softback
Shale Gas and Fracking: The Science Behind the Controversy explains the relevant geological principles before examining the peer-reviewed evidence and presenting it through a simple and compelling illustrated narrative.
Each chapter focuses on a particular controversy, such contamination of well water with gas from fracking, and follows a similar format: starting with the principles; then detailing peer-reviewed case studies for earthquakes, radioactivity, and climate change; and concluding with a judgment of the general risks involved. Shale Gas and Fracking: The Science Behind the Controversy provides readers with the unbiased information they need to make informed decisions on the controversial issue of fracking.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 170 pages
- Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
- Publication Date: 06/02/2015
- Category: Geology & the lithosphere
- ISBN: 9780128016060