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  • Thrustbeltsby Michal Nemcok; Steven Schamel; Rod Gayer

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 99.00

    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$ 185.00

    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$ 155.00

    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...

  • Travertineby Allan Pentecost

    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...

  • 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...

  • Pyrometamorphismby Rodney Grapes

    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...

  • Minnesota’s Geologyby Richard W. Ojakangas; Charles L. Matsch

    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...

  • Continental Riftsby K.H. Olsen

    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...

  • Miocene Stratigraphyby A. Montanari; R. Coccioni; G.S. Odin

    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...

  • Late-Quaternary Environments of the United Statesby H.E. Wright; Stephen C. Porter

    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...