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  • Carbonate-Clastic Transitionsby Laurence (Hy) Doyle; H.H. Roberts

    Elsevier Science 1987; US$ 72.95

    Over the years, the field of sedimentology has become subdivided into various specialities. Two of the largest groups are those who study clastic rocks and those who study carbonates. There is little communication between the two: journals appear which are exclusively devoted to one or the other, and research conferences tend to be mutually exclusive.... more...

  • Carbonate Platforms (Special Publication 9 of the IAS)by M. E. Tucker

    Wiley 2009; US$ 85.00

    A collection of 11 papers on Carbonate Sedimentology which discusses case histories from Europe and the Middle East. Each case history comprises a description and interpretation of carbonate facies, their sequences and tectonic controls. more...

  • Carbonate Sedimentologyby Maurice E. Tucker; V. Paul Wright

    Wiley 2009; US$ 165.00

    Carbonate rocks (limestones and dolomites) constitute a major part of the geological column and contain not only 60% of the world's known hydrocarbons but also host extensive mineral deposits. This book represents the first major review of carbonate sedimentology since the mid 1970's. It is aimed at the advanced undergraduate - postgraduate level and... more...

  • Chemical Analysis Of Silicate Rocksby A Easton

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Chemical Analysis of Silicate Rocks is the sixth book in the series, ?Methods in Geochemistry and Geophysics. This book provides procedures in chemical analysis of the principal types of silicate rocks and minerals, and it discusses each procedure at length. The book presents different apparatuses and reagents, such as balance and weighs, glassware... more...

  • Chemical Petrologyby R.F. Mueller; S.K. Saxena

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 99.00

    Chemical petrology is essentially the physical chemistry of rocks and associated fluids, although it also borrows heavily from such other sciences as mineralogy. In terms of fundamentals it is firmly grounded in chemical thermodynamics and kinetics. In its treatment of terrestrial environments it grades imperceptably into sedimentology, geochemistry,... more...

  • Chromium: Its Physicochemical Behavior and Petrologic Significanceby T. N. Irvine

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 72.95

    Chromium: Its Physicochemical Behavior and Petrologic Significance is a collection of papers presented at an interdisciplinary conference on the physicochemical behavior and petrologic significance of chromium, held at the Geophysical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution of Washington on January 7-8, 1974. Contributors explore the physicochemical... more...

  • Classifications and Historical Studiesby Author Unknown

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Classifications and Historical Studies is a collection of papers dealing with theoretical and applied ore petrology. One paper discusses the use of conceptual models in geology such as the diagrammatic/pictorial, the flow-chart, and the tabular types of conceptualizations. Another paper describes some transitional types of mineral deposits in volcanic... more...

  • Community Seed Banksby Ronnie Vernooy; Pitambar Shrestha; Bhuwon Sthapit

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    Community seed banks first appeared towards the end of the 1980s, established with the support of international and national non-governmental organizations. This book is the first to provide a global review of their development and includes a wide range of case studies.  Countries that pioneered various types of community seed banks include Bangladesh,... more...

  • Community-based Natural Resource Managementby Ajit Menon; Praveen Singh; Esha Shah; Sharachchandra Lele; Suhas Paranjape

    SAGE India 2007; US$ 34.95

    Non-governmental organisations today, as part of civil society, have come to play a prominent role in South Asia in the context of community-based natural resource management (CBNRM). This book examines the theory and practice of NGO-driven CBNRM within the framework of emerging critiques of dominant discourses of development, the micro-politics of... more...

  • Comparative Environmental Regionalismby Lorraine Elliott; Shaun Breslin

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    Comparative Environmental Regionalism focuses on environmental governance as a key issue of analysis to provide an important new conceptualisation of 'region' and regional power. Examining both interregionalism and regional integration, the book goes beyond the traditional study of micro-regions within the EU to examine regions and regional institutions... more...