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- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 129.00
Pyrometamorphism occurs at very high temperatures (800 - > 1000 [degrees]C) and low pressures (< 2 kb) and results in the formation of "burnt" and fused rocks termed buchites, paralavas, clinkers and fulgarites. It is typically associated with shallow basaltic intrusions, combustion of carbonaceous matter, and lightning strikes. more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 135.00
This is the first book entirely devoted to travertine, a material in use for over 4000 years. The single-author work is a valuable reference source for travertine, covering all aspects of travertine origins, formation, composition, flora and fauna, occurrence and utilisation, as well as covering allied continental carbonates such as lake marls, calcretes... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1982; US$ 90.00
Minnesota?s Geology provides a history of the past 3.5 billion years in the area?s development. In accessible language, Minnesota-based geologists Richard W. Ojakangas and Charles L. Matsch tell the story of the state?s past and offer a guide for those who want to read geological history firsthand from the rocks and landscapes of today. "Minnesota?s... more...
- Elsevier Science 1995; US$ 72.95
This multi-author book has been prepared by an international group of geoscientists that have been active in rift research since the late 1960s. In 1984, an informal, grass-roots study group was initiated to compare individual research results and to explore in greater depth the apparent differences and similarities in the interpretations from various... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1979; US$ 60.00
To many, the Pleistocene Epoch, which constitutes the earlier and major part of the Quaternary Period, is synonymous with the glacial ages and is viewed as a time of dramatic environmental change. Although there now is abundant evidence that glaciations occurred not only during the Pleistocene but through much of the Tertiary Period as well, and therefore... more...
- Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 365.00
Integrated stratigraphy is essential for ⧫ detailed paleoecologic studies of critical intervals in Earth history ⧫ the calibration of the time scale for global use ⧫ the establishment of Global Stratotype Sections and Points (GSSPs) for the definition of chronostratigraphic boundaries. This book constitutes an excellent and probably... more...
- Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 235.00
Permian and Triassic are the interval known for the integration and separation of Pangea, the closure of the Palaeotethys and the opening of Mesotethys. They were associated with a series of worldwide events including the Late Palaeozoic glaciation and succeeding extensive evaporatic and reef formations, the end-Palaeozoic regression, strong orogenies... more...
- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 365.00
Geological, geoenvironmental, and resource studies were completed to study a world-class phosphate ore in the Western US Phosphate Field. This integrated, multi-agency, multidisciplinary research emphasized: (1) Geological and geochemical baseline characterization of the deposit and associated rocks, (2) Delineation, assessment, and spatial analysis... more...
- Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 235.00
This book presents a synthesis of the principal environmental characteristics of the Cretaceous in East and South Asia. The research was accomplished under IGCP project 350, which deals with the biological, climatological and physical environments of this region during the Cretaceous. This synthesis discusses aspects of stratigraphy, sedimentology,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 165.00
The Great Sand Sea in Egypt presents the history of one of the large sand seas in the Sahara, beginning with the sand supply by fluvial transport from partly distant areas and also by local sandstone weathering. It also details sand as carrier of information and shows the possibilities of sedimentary analysis in dealing with such a topic. Simple... more...