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  • Vulkanwinter 1816by Gillen Wood

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2015; US$ 43.91

    Die Explosion des Tambora im Jahre 1815, auf einer kleinen indonesischen Insel gelegen, löschte nicht nur die Inselkultur aus, sondern führte weltweit zu Wetterextremen. Durch die globale Klimaabkühlung folgte 1816 das berühmte ?Jahr ohne Sommer?. Erstmals beleuchtet der Autor die ganze Dimension der Auswirkungen des heftigsten Vulkanausbruchs der... more...

  • The Encyclopedia of Volcanoesby Haraldur Sigurdsson; Bruce Houghton; Steve McNutt; Hazel Rymer; John Stix

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 190.00

    Volcanoes are unquestionably one of the most spectacular and awe-inspiring features of the physical world. Our paradoxical fascination with them stems from their majestic beauty and powerful, sometimes deadly, destructiveness. Notwithstanding the tremendous advances in volcanology since ancient times, some of the mystery surrounding volcanic eruptions... more...

  • Chemostratigraphyby Mu Ramkumar

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 150.00

    Chemostratigraphy: Concepts, Techniques, and Applications is the first collection of contributed articles that introduces young geoscientists to the discipline while providing seasoned practitioners with a standard reference that showcases the topic?s most recent research and application developments. This multi-contributed reference on one of the... more...

  • Vulkanwinter 1816by Gillen Wood

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2015; US$ 43.91

    Die Explosion des Tambora im Jahre 1815, auf einer kleinen indonesischen Insel gelegen, löschte nicht nur die Inselkultur aus, sondern führte weltweit zu Wetterextremen. Durch die globale Klimaabkühlung folgte 1816 das berühmte ?Jahr ohne Sommer?. Erstmals beleuchtet der Autor die ganze Dimension der Auswirkungen des heftigsten Vulkanausbruchs der... more...

  • Pyrite: A Natural History of Fool's Goldby David Rickard

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 21.99

    Most people have heard of pyrite, the brassy yellow mineral commonly known as fool's gold. But despite being the most common sulfide on the earth's surface, pyrite's bright crystals have attracted a noteworthy amount of attention from many different cultures, and its nearly identical visual appearance to gold has led to tales of fraud,... more...

  • Tensile Fracturing in Rocksby Dov Bahat; Avinoam Rabinovitch; Vladimir Frid

    Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2005; US$ 329.00

    Understanding tensile fracture in rocks provides an important key for the interpretation of many problems in structural geology. This book presents a multidisciplinary approach to tensile fracture in rocks (faulting is briefly addressed), starting with an introduction to fracture physics and progressing through tectonofractographic features, characterized... more...

  • Thrustbeltsby Michal Nemcok; Steven Schamel; Rod Gayer

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 104.00

    Comprehensive summary of research and new techniques for academic researchers, petroleum workers and graduate students. more...

  • Applied Clay Mineralogyby Haydn H. Murray

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 190.00

    This book on Applied Clay Mineralogy is comprehensive. It covers the structure, composition, and physical and chemical properties of kaolinite, halloysite, ball clays; bentonites including sodium montmorillonite, calcium montmorillonite, and hectorite; and palygorskite and sepiolite. There is also a short chapter on common clays which are used for... more...

  • Geochemical Investigations in Earth and Space Sciencesby R.J. Hill; J. Leventhal; Z. Aizenshtat; M.J. Baedecker; G. Claypool; R. Eganhouse; M. Goldhaber; K. Peters

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 165.00

    This volume is the product of a technical session organized for the 2002 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting in recognition of Isaac Kaplan's many contributions to various fields of geochemistry. As Kaplan enters his sixth decade of scientific investigation, it is fair to say that his work has touched or influenced innumerable scientists either... more...

  • Impact Tectonicsby Christian Koeberl; Herbert Henkel

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 359.00

    This volume is the 8th in a series of impact books resulting from the activities of the scientific program "Response of the Earth System to Impact Processes" (IMPACT), by the European Science Foundation. The book resulted from an international meeting at Mora, Sweden, which was held as part of the IMPACT program. The papers cover various... more...