Back-arc basins 111 Backscattering 1,156 Bacteria 1,687 Baltic Sea--Gulf of Bothnia 135 Baltic Sea--Gulf of Finland 115 Banks (waterways) 123 Barium 115 Basal sliding 189 Basalts 834 Basement 415 Basin analysis 144 Basins 830 Bathymetry 1,955 Baykal Amur railroad 777 Be-10 562 Beaches 319 Beacon Supergroup 179 Bearing capacity 195 Bearing strength 1,064 Bedding plane irregularities 437 Bedforms 130 Bedload 205 Bedrock 1,487 Behavior 731 Benthic taxa 1,035 Benthos 715 Beringia 138 Beryllium 609 Betula 120 Bibliographies 1,196 Bibliography 489 Bioaccumulation 217 Bioavailability 151 Biochemistry 4,315 Bioclastic sedimentation 135 Biodegradation 221 Biodiversity 830 Biogenic processes 739 Biogenic structures 292 Biogeography 2,446 Biogeography--Phytogeography 205 Biogeography--Zoogeography 387 Biography 319 Biologic evolution 411 Biology 676 Biology--Instruments 179 Biology--Maps and charts 118 Biology--Models 252 Biomarkers 269 Biomass 3,136 Bioremediation 220 Biosphere 191 Biostratigraphy 2,469 Biota 1,449 Bioturbation 118 Biozones 344 Birds 379 Bitumens 469 Bituminous concretes 332 Bivalvia 427 Blasting 389 Blowing snow 570 Body waves 352 Bogs 388 Bolling 129 Bones 187 Boreal environment 1,132 Borehole instruments 170 Boreholes 1,637 Botany 530 Bottom currents 352 Bottom features 531 Bottom ice 234 Bottom sediment 998 Bottom topography 728 Bottom water 229 Bouguer anomalies 108 Boulders 390 Boundary conditions 553 Boundary interactions 134 Boundary layer 814 Boundary value problems 244 Brachiopoda 144 Breccia 194 Breeding 109 Bricks 109 Bridges 961 Brightness 575 Brines 705 Brittleness 413 Bromine 112 Brunhes Chron 131 Bryophyta 447 Bryozoa 112 Bubbles 344 Building codes 218 Buildings 2,296 BUILDINGS 315 Buoyancy 294 Buried valleys 113