About this series
"Advanced Technologies in Earth Sciences" is based on the German Geoscientific Research and Development Programme "GEOTECHNOLOGIEN" funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the German Research Foundation (DFG). This programme comprises a nationwide network of transdisciplinary research projects and incorporates numerous universities, non-universitry research facilities and companies.
The books in this series deal with the research results from 13 innovative geoscientific research areas, interlinking a broad spectrum of disciplines with a view to documenting System Earth as a whole, including its various sub-systems and cycles.
The research topics are predefined to meet scientific, socio-political and economic demands for the juvenile millennium.