Recent Acquisitions

March-April 2000

 

The following titles have been acquired for the library. Most are shelved in the library in the Main Building; check the "New Books" shelf outside Room 208. Astronomy materials are in Room 272 of the Research Building. For assistance in locating items of interest, please ask either S. Hardy (x2562) or M. Wolf (x2455).

 

Cairns-Smith, A. G. Seven Clues to the Origin of Life: A Scientific Detective Story. Cambridge University Press, 1985. Gift of Joakim Bebie.

Clark, P. U., et al., eds. Mechanics of Global Climate Change at Millennial Time Scales, Geophysical Monograph 112. Washington DC: American Geophysical Union, 1999.

Eather, R. H. Majestic Lights: The Aurora in Science, History, and the Arts. Washington DC: American Geophysical Union, 1980.

Ehrenfreund, P., et al., guest editors. Laboratory Astrophysics and Space Research, special issue of Earth, Moon, and Planets, Vol. 80, Nos. 1-3, 1998. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999.

Fiala, A. D., and S. J. Drick, eds. Proceedings of the Nautical Almanac Office Sesquicentenial Symposium, U. S. Naval Observatory March 3-4, 1999. Washington DC: 1999. Gift of Sean C. Solomon.

Finlayson-Pitts, B. J., and J. N. Pitts, Jr. Chemistry of the Upper and Lower Atmosphere: Theory, Experiments, and Applications. San Diego CA: Academic Press, 2000.

Foster, R. P., ed. Gold Metallurgey and Exploration. Glasgow: Blackie and Son, Ltd., 1991. Gift of Joakim Bebie.

Fukushima, T., et al., eds. Proceedings of the 30th Symposium on Celestial Mechanics, held in Hayama Kanagawa, Japan, March 4-6, 1998. Gift of Paul Butler.

Gillmor, C. S., ed. History of Geophysics, Vols. 1 and 2. Volume 3 is entitled: The History of Hydrology. Washington DC: American Geophysical Union, 1984, 1986, and 1987.

Gurney, J. J., et al., eds. Proceedings of the VIIth International Kimberlite Conference, University of Cape Town, South Africa, April 11-17, 1998. Two volumes. Cape Town: IKC VII Organizing Committee, 1999.

Hansen, J. E., and T. Takahashi, eds. Climate Processes and Climate Sensitivity, Geophysical Monograph 29. Washington DC: American Geophysical Union, 1984.

Jones, M. K., et al., eds. and organizers. Molecular Information and Prehistory, a discussion meeting held June 24 - 25, 1998; special issue of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society - Biological Sciences, Vol. 354, No. 1379. London: The Royal Society, 1999.

Kasibhatla, P., et al., eds. Inverse Methods in Global Biogeochemical Cycles, Geophysical Monograph 114. Washington DC: American Geophysical Union, 2000.

Labbart, T. P. Geologie der Schweiz. Thun, Switzerland: Ott Verlag, 1992. Gift of Joakim Bebie.

Lunar and Planetary Institute. Origin of the Earth & Moon, abstracts from a conference held in Monterey, CA, Dec. 1-3, 1998. LPI contribution No. 957. Houston, Texas, 1998. Gift of Jie Li.

McBean, G. A., and M. Hantel, eds. Interactions Between Global Climate Subsystems: The Legacy of Hann, Geophysical Monograph 75. Washington DC: American Geophysical Union, 1993.

McCabe, L. L., and E. R. B. McCabe. How to Succeed in Academics. San Diego CA: Academic Press, 2000.

McElhinny, M. W., and P. L. McFadden. Paleomagnetism: Continents and Oceans. San Diego CA: Academic Press, 2000.

Menard, H. W. Islands. New York: Scientific American Books, 1986. Gift of Shaun J. Hardy.

Murata, T., et al., eds. SPring-8 Project Scientific Program 1998, No. 5. Saitama, Japan: Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute, Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute, and the Institute of Physical and Chemical Research, 1998. Gift of William Minarik.

National Research Council Ocean Studies Board. 50 Years of Ocean Discovery - National Science Foundation 1950-2000. Washington DC: National Academy of Sciences, 2000.

Newton, I. The Principia: Mathematical Priciples of Natural Philosophy, a new translation by I. B. Cohen and A. Whitman. Berkeley CA: University of California Press, 1999.

Oren, A., ed. Microbiology and Biogeochemistry of Hypersaline Environments. Boca Raton FL: CRC Press, 1999.

Peterson, D. H., ed. Aspects of Climate Variability in the Pacific and the Western Americas, Geophysical Monograph 55. Washington DC: American Geophysical Union, 1999.

Pilson, M. E. Q. An Introduction to the Chemistry of the Sea. Upper Saddle River NJ: Prentice Hall, Inc., 1998.

Santos, F. D., and_R. Agostinho, guest editors. Proceedings on Extrasolar Planets: Formation, Detection, and Modelling, 27 April - 1 May 1998, Lisbon, Portugal, special issue of Earth, Moon, and Planets, Vol. 81, No. 1, 1998. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999.

Sloan, E. Dendy, Jr. Clathrate Hydrates of Natural Gases, 2nd edition. New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc., 1998.

Symons, T. H. B., ed. Meta Incognita--A Discourse of Discovery: Martin Frobisher's Arctic Expeditions, 1576-1578. Two volumes. Hull, Quebec: Canadian Museum of Civilization, 1999. Gift of Maxine F. Singer.

Tape, W. Atmospheric Halos, Antarctic Research Series Vol. 64. Washington DC: American Geophysical Union, 1994.

Valette-Silver, N., guest editor. Using Sediment and Biota to Assess Coastal and Estuarine Contamination, Vol. 48, No. 4/5 of Marine Environmental Research. New York: Elsevier, 1999. Gift of Nathalie Valette-Silver.

Wahrhaftig, C. A Streetcar to Subduction, revised edition. Washington DC: American Geophysical Union, 1984.

 

New Map Acquisitions

D'Addario, G. W., et al., compilers. Australia Geology. 1:500,000. Canberra: Commonwealth of Australia, Division of National Mapping, 1982. Gift of Joakim Bebie.

Spicher, A., compiler. Tectonic Map of Switzerland. 1:500,000. Commission Géologique Suisse, 1980. Gift of Joakim Bebie.

Spicher, A., compiler. Geological Map of Switzerland. 1:500,000. Commission Géologique Suisse, 1980. Gift of Joakim Bebie.

Mehler, C., project editor. National Geographic Atlas of the World, 7th edition. Washington DC: National Geographic Society. 1999. Gift of Paul and Carolyn Kokulis.

 

New CD-ROM Acquisitions

National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Mission to Jupiter, Vol. 20. Images from E-11 to E-17 orbits. Gift of George W. Wetherill and Alan P. Boss.

Nelson, C. M., ed. Records and History of the U.S. Geological Survey, U.S.G.S. Circular 1179. United States Department of the Interior and United States Geological Survey, 2000. Gift of Hatten S. Yoder, Jr.

 

New Audio-Visual Acquisitions

NASA Astrobiology Institute. Introduction to Astrobiology: Course Outline. January 20, 2000. (Videocassette)

NASA Astrobiology Institute. Introduction to Astrobiology, Session 1: Stellar Evolution and Nuclear Synthesis. January 27, 2000. (Videocassette)

NASA Astrobiology Institute. Introduction to Astrobiology, Session 2: Planetary Formation. February 3, 2000. (Videocassette)

NASA Astrobiology Institute. Virtual Seminar 10 - Life in ALH84001. January 20, 2000. (Videocassette)

NASA Astrobiology Institute. Virtual Seminar 11 - TW Hydrae Association. January 27, 2000. (Videocassette)

NASA Astrobiology Institute. Virtual Seminar 12 - The Virtual Collaboration Experiment. February 3, 2000. (Videocassette)

NASA Astrobiology Institute. Virtual Seminar 13 - Astrobiologic Interest of Tinto River. February 10, 2000. (Videocassette)

NASA Astrobiology Institute. Virtual Seminar 14 - Collaborative Efforts between NAI and Space Place. February 17, 2000. (Videocassette)

NASA Astrobiology Institute. Virtual Seminar 15 - Cholera Molecular Studies of Vibrio Cholera 01 Survival Natural Aquatic Habitats. March 16, 2000. (Videocassette)

NASA Astrobiology Institute. Virtual Seminar 16 - Snowball Earth and Early Animal Evolution. March 23, 2000. (Videocassette)

NASA Astrobiology Institute. Virtual Seminar 17 - An Introduction to the Astrobiology Academy. April 6, 2000. (Videocassette)

NASA Astrobiology Institute. Integrating Life Processes into Engineered Nanofabricated Systems. March 29, 2000. (Videocassette)

NASA Astrobiology Institute. Worlds Smaller than Saturn. March 29, 2000. (Videocassette)