Frontiers in Geochemistry: Contribution of Geochemistry to the Study of the Earth (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 3, 2011 - Science - 280 pages
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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.


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Russell Harmon is a Program Manager at the ARL Army ResearchOffice, where he manages the extramural basic research program interrestrial sciences which focuses on terrain properties andcharacterization, terrestrial processes and dynamics, terrestrialsystem analysis and modeling, and geospatial information science.University and. He is a Fellow of the Geological Society of Americaand National Speleological Society and Past President of theInternational Association of GeoChemistry.

Andrew Parker is an environmental geochemist, and wasformerly Head of the Postgraduate Research Institute forSedimentology, University of Reading, UK. He has supervised 60 PhDstudents from many countries, and is Fellow of the Royal Society ofChemistry, the Geological Society, and the MineralogicalSociety.

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