About this series
Books in Springer’s Professional Practice in Earth Sciences Series present state-of-the-art guidelines to be applied in multiple disciplines of the earth system sciences. The series portfolio contains practical training guidebooks and supporting material for academic courses, laboratory manuals, work procedures and protocols for environmental sciences and engineering. Items published in the series are directed at researchers, students, and anyone interested in the practical application of science. Books in the series cover the applied components of selected fields in the earth sciences and enable practitioners to better plan, optimize and interpret their results. The series is subdivided into the different fields of applied earth system sciences: Laboratory Manuals and work procedures, Environmental methods and protocols and training guidebooks.