Frontiers in Geochemistry: Contribution of Geochemistry to the Study of the Earth (Google eBook)
This book is a contribution to the International Year of PlanetEarth arising from the 33rd International Geological Congress, heldin Oslo, Norway during August 2008. The first section of the bookconsiders aspects of geochemical processes which led to thedevelopment of the solid Earth as it is today. The second portionof the book shows how the rapidly-evolving analytical tools andapproaches presently used by geochemists may be used to solveemerging environmental and other societal problems.
This unique collection of reviews, with contributions froma range of internationally distinguished scientists, will beinvaluable reading for advanced students and others interested inthe central role geochemistry in the earth sciences.