Mathematics for Earth Science and Geography

Introductory Course with Practical Exercises and R/Xcas Resources

  • Cyril Fleurant
  • Sandrine Bodin-Fleurant

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Cyril Fleurant, Sandrine Bodin-Fleurant
    Pages 1-23
  3. Cyril Fleurant, Sandrine Bodin-Fleurant
    Pages 25-66
  4. Cyril Fleurant, Sandrine Bodin-Fleurant
    Pages 67-96
  5. Cyril Fleurant, Sandrine Bodin-Fleurant
    Pages 97-114
  6. Cyril Fleurant, Sandrine Bodin-Fleurant
    Pages 115-144
  7. Cyril Fleurant, Sandrine Bodin-Fleurant
    Pages 145-177
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 179-191

About this book


This undergraduate textbook presents a unique comprehensive overview on Mathematics in Earth Sciences and Geography. It deals with fundamental theoretical and applied mathematics, needed by bachelor students in a wide range of subjects.

The book is illustrated with many examples and over a hundred practical exercises, with solutions included in the book. In addition, this textbook highlights numerical resources by using two free software packages (R and Xcas) and introducing their use.


Mathematical Applications for Earth Sciences Free Software Tools in R Solved Practical Exercises in Geography and Geology Numerical Resources for Earth Sciences Cartography X-Cas Theoretical and Practical Mathematics Trigonometry, 2D- and 3D-Geometry Differential Equations and Integration in Geosciences

Authors and affiliations

  • Cyril Fleurant
    • 1
  • Sandrine Bodin-Fleurant
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of GeographyUniversity of AngersAngersFrance
  2. 2.Inspection académique du RhôneLyonFrance

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-69241-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-69242-5
  • Series Print ISSN 2510-1307
  • Series Online ISSN 2510-1315
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