Earth Sciences

Volume 10, Issue 2, April 2021

  • Mapping the Alteration Zones for Uranium Exploration in Gabal Abu Garadi Area Central Eastern Desert, Egypt, Using Aster Data

    Nehal Mohamed Soliman, Moustafa Bayoumi Bayoumi, Salem Mohamed Salem

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 2, April 2021
    Pages: 36-48
    Received: 16 February 2021
    Accepted: 15 March 2021
    Published: 23 April 2021
    Abstract: The integration of the ASTER image processing and the airborne spectrometric Gamma-Ray interpretation helped in identifying the types and illustrating the distributions of the probable sites for radioactive mineralization at the Gabal Abu Garadi area. Appling various techniques of image processing for Landsat OLI and ASTER satellite to discriminati... Show More
  • Estimation of Seismic Ground Motions and Attendant Potential Human Fatalities from a Scenario Earthquake on the Hsincheng Active Fault in Taohsin Area, Taiwan

    Kun-Sung Liu, Hsiang-Chi Huang

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 2, April 2021
    Pages: 49-63
    Received: 12 April 2021
    Accepted: 24 April 2021
    Published: 8 May 2021
    Abstract: The purpose of this study is to assess seismic hazards in the 29 administration districts of Taohsin area (Taoyuan City, Hsinchu County and Hsinchu City), Taiwan in the form of ShakeMaps as well as to estimate potential human fatalities from a scenario earthquake Mw 6.77 on the Hsincheng active fault in this area. The PGA contour map using historic... Show More
  • A Comparative Study on the Composition of the Clastic and the Parent Rock of the Source Area in the Yanchang Formation in the Longdong Area of the Ordos Basin

    He Taping, Yun Yuping

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 2, April 2021
    Pages: 64-69
    Received: 21 April 2021
    Accepted: 7 May 2021
    Published: 14 May 2021
    Abstract: Based on the data of element geochemistry, electron probe, tectonic attributes, etc., the composition of the clastic and parent rock in the source area was analyzed for the Yanchang Formation in Longdong area. Research shows that the Yanchang Formation includes single crystal quartz, polycrystalline quartz, bicyclic quartz, fragmented quartz, dust-... Show More