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The Resource African Military Geosciences : Military History and the Physical Environment

African Military Geosciences : Military History and the Physical Environment

Label
African Military Geosciences : Military History and the Physical Environment
Title
African Military Geosciences
Title remainder
Military History and the Physical Environment
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bezuidenhout, Jacques
Dewey number
550
LC call number
UA990
LC item number
.M56 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Military geography
  • Military geology
  • Desert warfare
  • Desert warfare
  • Military geography
  • Military geology
  • HISTORY / Military / General
Label
African Military Geosciences : Military History and the Physical Environment
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Description based upon print version of record
  • South Africa and the Second World War
Contents
  • Intro -- Foreword -- Introduction -- CHAPTER 1: The influence of terrain and climate on military operations in South Africa -- Introduction -- Reconnoitring the landscape -- The nature and importance of geographic knowledge -- Water and the levels of war -- Four environments for politics and warfare -- Conclusion: Breaking camp -- Endnotes & References -- CHAPTER 2: Saldanha Bay: The influence of underlying geology on military and naval history in the age of sail -- Introduction -- The geology of the Saldanha Bay area -- The importance of Saldanha Bay to shipping in the age of sail
  • The Battle of Saldanha Bay, 1781: Disaster for the VOC -- The Battle of Saldanha Bay, 1796: British defensive triumph -- Saldanha and the second British occupation of the Cape, 1806 -- Concluding remarks -- Endnotes & References -- CHAPTER 3: Wasted geography: The British annexation of the Cape in 1795 -- Introduction -- The physical geography of the Cape Peninsula and surrounding area -- The wind regime of the Cape Peninsula and its influence on shipping in the age of sail -- British attempt on the Cape: strategic setting and opposing forces -- British arrival at the Cape and negotiations
  • Attack on Muizenberg: assaulting a natural defensive position -- Final operations and Dutch surrender -- Concluding remarks: wasting geographic advantages in defence -- Acknowledgements -- Endnotes & References -- CHAPTER 4: A historical analysis of the influence of climate and terrain on the South African military operationsin East Africa, 1940-1941 -- Introduction -- The East African operational environment -- Strategic and operational planning -- The influence of climate and terrain on the South Africa nmilitary operations -- Conclusion -- Endnotes and References
  • CHAPTER 5: Military prospecting for groundwater by geology and geophysics: Work by 42nd geological section (South African engineer corps) in Africa, the Middle East and the Mediterranean region during the Second World War -- Introduction -- Geophysics versus water divining -- Conclusion -- Endnotes and References -- CHAPTER 6"" "Wehrgeologenstelle 12": Rommel's military geology team in North Africa, 1941-1943 -- Introduction -- Rommel's Wehrgeologenstelle 12 -- Groundwater investigations and water supply maps
  • Comparison of German, Italian and British maps for assessment of off-road trafficability in North Africa -- German landscape classification for off-road trafficability -- Comparative scope and importance of military geology workin the preparation of trafficability maps for Axis and British forces in North Africa -- Conclusion -- Endnotes and References -- CHAPTER 7: The influence of geography on the development of the Second World War defences of Saldanha Bay harbour -- Introduction -- The geography of the Saldanha Bay area -- Saldanha before the outbreak of the Second World War
  • The Influence of Physical Geography on the Battle of Kasserine Pass, Tunisia 1943
  • Jay D. Pellerin
  • The Influence of Geology and Geography on the Indian Wars in Eastern Washington Territory
  • Michael M. Hamilton
  • Teaching Military Geoscience in the Twenty-first Century Classroom: Virtual Field Explorations of the Gettysburg Battlefield
  • Candace L. Kairies-Beatty
  • Fort Fisher, NC Past and Present: A Geospatial Analysis using LiDAR and GIS
  • Helena Mitasova
  • pt. II
  • Military and Defense Interests and the Environment
  • pt. I
  • There's Uranium in Them Hills: The Archaeology of Nevada's Uranium Boom
  • Jonah S. Blustain
  • Military Development and Geographic Change on San Diego Bay
  • Andy Yatsko
  • High Density Metal Contaminant Transport in Arid Region Ephemeral Channels
  • Nathan A. Krzyaniak
  • Comparing Playa Inundation Estimates from Landsat and LiDAR Data to a Doppler Radar-Based Hydrologic Model
  • Steve A. Mizell
  • Environmental Security and Trans-Boundary Water Resources
  • Francis A. Galgano
  • Geoscience and Military History
  • Environmental Reporting in the South African Department of Defense and Military Veterans
  • T. J. Mokiri
  • Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and the Use of Forwarding Operating Bases (FOBs)
  • Eugene J. Palka
  • U.S. Army Agriculture Development Teams, Afghanistan: The Role of the Geoscientist
  • Alexander K. Stewart
  • Regional Distribution of Salt-Rich Dust Across Southwest Asia Based on Predictive Soil-Geomorphic Mapping Techniques
  • Eric V. McDonald
  • pt. III
  • Geoscience Technology in Support of Military Activities
  • An Unfortunate Accident of Geography: Badlands and the ANZAC Sector, Gallipoli, April-December 1915
  • Digital Elevation Models to Support Desert Warfare
  • Peter L. Guth
  • Military Test Site Characterization and Training Future Officers -- An Integrated Terrain Analysis Approach
  • Steven N. Bacon
  • Use of Ground-Based LiDAR for Detection of IED Command Wires on Typical Desert Surfaces
  • Rina Schumer
  • Parent Material Mapping of Geologic Surfaces Using ASTER in Support of Integrated Terrain Forecasting for Military Operations
  • Steven N. Bacon
  • Analysis of Recurring Sinking Events of Armored Tracked Vehicles in the Israeli Agricultural Periphery of the Gaza Strip
  • Joel Roskin
  • Peter Doyle
  • From Army Outpost to Military Training Installations for Worldwide Operations: How WWII Transformed the Military Presence in the Southwestern United States
  • Eric V. McDonald
  • Preparing for War in the Desert Southwest; From the California -- Arizona Maneuver Area to the Yuma Test Branch (and Beyond)
  • William J. Heidner
Control code
1206400292
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (226 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781928480099
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctv1nxk6jr
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1206400292
Label
African Military Geosciences : Military History and the Physical Environment
Publication
Note
  • Description based upon print version of record
  • South Africa and the Second World War
Contents
  • Intro -- Foreword -- Introduction -- CHAPTER 1: The influence of terrain and climate on military operations in South Africa -- Introduction -- Reconnoitring the landscape -- The nature and importance of geographic knowledge -- Water and the levels of war -- Four environments for politics and warfare -- Conclusion: Breaking camp -- Endnotes & References -- CHAPTER 2: Saldanha Bay: The influence of underlying geology on military and naval history in the age of sail -- Introduction -- The geology of the Saldanha Bay area -- The importance of Saldanha Bay to shipping in the age of sail
  • The Battle of Saldanha Bay, 1781: Disaster for the VOC -- The Battle of Saldanha Bay, 1796: British defensive triumph -- Saldanha and the second British occupation of the Cape, 1806 -- Concluding remarks -- Endnotes & References -- CHAPTER 3: Wasted geography: The British annexation of the Cape in 1795 -- Introduction -- The physical geography of the Cape Peninsula and surrounding area -- The wind regime of the Cape Peninsula and its influence on shipping in the age of sail -- British attempt on the Cape: strategic setting and opposing forces -- British arrival at the Cape and negotiations
  • Attack on Muizenberg: assaulting a natural defensive position -- Final operations and Dutch surrender -- Concluding remarks: wasting geographic advantages in defence -- Acknowledgements -- Endnotes & References -- CHAPTER 4: A historical analysis of the influence of climate and terrain on the South African military operationsin East Africa, 1940-1941 -- Introduction -- The East African operational environment -- Strategic and operational planning -- The influence of climate and terrain on the South Africa nmilitary operations -- Conclusion -- Endnotes and References
  • CHAPTER 5: Military prospecting for groundwater by geology and geophysics: Work by 42nd geological section (South African engineer corps) in Africa, the Middle East and the Mediterranean region during the Second World War -- Introduction -- Geophysics versus water divining -- Conclusion -- Endnotes and References -- CHAPTER 6"" "Wehrgeologenstelle 12": Rommel's military geology team in North Africa, 1941-1943 -- Introduction -- Rommel's Wehrgeologenstelle 12 -- Groundwater investigations and water supply maps
  • Comparison of German, Italian and British maps for assessment of off-road trafficability in North Africa -- German landscape classification for off-road trafficability -- Comparative scope and importance of military geology workin the preparation of trafficability maps for Axis and British forces in North Africa -- Conclusion -- Endnotes and References -- CHAPTER 7: The influence of geography on the development of the Second World War defences of Saldanha Bay harbour -- Introduction -- The geography of the Saldanha Bay area -- Saldanha before the outbreak of the Second World War
  • The Influence of Physical Geography on the Battle of Kasserine Pass, Tunisia 1943
  • Jay D. Pellerin
  • The Influence of Geology and Geography on the Indian Wars in Eastern Washington Territory
  • Michael M. Hamilton
  • Teaching Military Geoscience in the Twenty-first Century Classroom: Virtual Field Explorations of the Gettysburg Battlefield
  • Candace L. Kairies-Beatty
  • Fort Fisher, NC Past and Present: A Geospatial Analysis using LiDAR and GIS
  • Helena Mitasova
  • pt. II
  • Military and Defense Interests and the Environment
  • pt. I
  • There's Uranium in Them Hills: The Archaeology of Nevada's Uranium Boom
  • Jonah S. Blustain
  • Military Development and Geographic Change on San Diego Bay
  • Andy Yatsko
  • High Density Metal Contaminant Transport in Arid Region Ephemeral Channels
  • Nathan A. Krzyaniak
  • Comparing Playa Inundation Estimates from Landsat and LiDAR Data to a Doppler Radar-Based Hydrologic Model
  • Steve A. Mizell
  • Environmental Security and Trans-Boundary Water Resources
  • Francis A. Galgano
  • Geoscience and Military History
  • Environmental Reporting in the South African Department of Defense and Military Veterans
  • T. J. Mokiri
  • Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and the Use of Forwarding Operating Bases (FOBs)
  • Eugene J. Palka
  • U.S. Army Agriculture Development Teams, Afghanistan: The Role of the Geoscientist
  • Alexander K. Stewart
  • Regional Distribution of Salt-Rich Dust Across Southwest Asia Based on Predictive Soil-Geomorphic Mapping Techniques
  • Eric V. McDonald
  • pt. III
  • Geoscience Technology in Support of Military Activities
  • An Unfortunate Accident of Geography: Badlands and the ANZAC Sector, Gallipoli, April-December 1915
  • Digital Elevation Models to Support Desert Warfare
  • Peter L. Guth
  • Military Test Site Characterization and Training Future Officers -- An Integrated Terrain Analysis Approach
  • Steven N. Bacon
  • Use of Ground-Based LiDAR for Detection of IED Command Wires on Typical Desert Surfaces
  • Rina Schumer
  • Parent Material Mapping of Geologic Surfaces Using ASTER in Support of Integrated Terrain Forecasting for Military Operations
  • Steven N. Bacon
  • Analysis of Recurring Sinking Events of Armored Tracked Vehicles in the Israeli Agricultural Periphery of the Gaza Strip
  • Joel Roskin
  • Peter Doyle
  • From Army Outpost to Military Training Installations for Worldwide Operations: How WWII Transformed the Military Presence in the Southwestern United States
  • Eric V. McDonald
  • Preparing for War in the Desert Southwest; From the California -- Arizona Maneuver Area to the Yuma Test Branch (and Beyond)
  • William J. Heidner
Control code
1206400292
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (226 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781928480099
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctv1nxk6jr
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1206400292

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