Recent Acquisitions

November-December 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 (x7960) or M. Wolf (x7962).


American Geophysical Union. Geophysicists: A Directory of AGU Members. Washington DC: AGU, 2000.

Aoki, H., Y. Syono, and R. J. Hemley, eds. Physics Meets Mineralogy. Cambridge University Press, 2000.

Ballard, R. D. The Eternal Darkness: A Personal History of Deep-Sea Exploration. Princeton University Press, 2000.

Beatty, J. K., et al., eds. The New Solar System, 4th edition. Cambridge MA: Sky Publishing Corp., 1999.

Brack, A., ed. The Molecular Origins of Life: Assembling Pieces of the Puzzle. Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Brown, D., et al., eds. Processes of Arc-Continent Collision. Special Issue of Tectonophysics, Vol. 325, Nos. 1-2. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2000.

Canup, R. M., and K. Righter, eds. Origin of the Earth and Moon. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2000.

Cartwright, D. E. Tides: A Scientific History. Cambridge University Press, 1999.

CSIRO Exploration and Mining. Research Review. New South Wales: CEM, 1999.

Davis, J. L. Mathematics of Wave Propagation. Princeton University Press, 2000.

Duck, P. W. and A. I. Ruban, eds. Steady and Unsteady Separated Flows. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, Vol. 358, No. 1777, 2000.

Ernst, W. G., and J. G. Liou, eds. Ultra-High Pressure Metamorphism and Geodynamics in Collision-Type Orogenic Belts. International Lithosphere Program Contribution No. 344. Boulder CO: Geological Society of America, 2000.

Frenk, C. S., and S. D. M. White, eds. The Formation of Galaxies. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, Vol. 358, No. 1772, 2000.

Herbst, E., et al., eds. Astronomy, Physics, and the Chemistry of H3+. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, Vol. 358, No. 1774, 2000.

International Geological Congress. Abstracts of Papers, 17th Session. Moscow, 1937.

International Geological Congress. Resumés Abstraits, 26th Session. Paris, 1980. (Four volumes.)

Jansen, R. A. The Nearby Field Galaxy Survey: A Spectrophotometric Study of 196 Galaxies in the Local Field, PhD thesis, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, 2000.

Krauskopf, K. B, and D. K. Bird. Introduction to Geochemistry, 3rd edition. Boston: WCB McGraw Hill, 1995.

Kresse, G. Ab-initio Molekular Dynamik für Flüssige Metalle, PhD thesis, Technische Universität Wien, 1993Langel, R. A., and W. J. Hinze. The Magnetic Field of the Earth’s Lithosphere: The Satellite Perspective. Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Li, Y.-H. A Compendium of Geochemistry: From Solar Nebula to the Human Brain. Princeton University Press, 2000.

Lowrie, W. Fundamentals of Geophysics. Cambridge University Press, 1997.

Maor, Eli. June 8, 2004: Venus in Transit. Princeton University Press, 2000.

McSween, H. Y., Jr. Meteorites and Their Parent Planets, 2nd edition. Cambridge University Press, 1999.

Mora, P., et al., eds. Microscopic and Macroscopic Simulation: Towards Predictive Modelling of the Earthquake Process. Special Issue of Pure and Applied Geophysics, Vol. 157, No. 11/12. Basel: Birkhäuser Verlag, 2000.

NASA Astrobiology Institute. Proceedings of the First General Meeting of the NAI, November 5-7, 1998, NASA Ames Research Center. Moffett Field, CA: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1998.

Pisias, N. G., and M. L. Delaney, eds. COMPLEX: Conference on Multiple Platform Exploration of the Ocean, May 1999, Vancouver, British Columbia. Washington DC: Joint Oceanographic Institutions, 2000.

Reid, I. N., and S. L. Hawley. New Light on Dark Stars: Red Dwarfs, Low-Mass Stars, Brown Dwarfs. Chichester UK: Praxis Publishing, Ltd., 2000.

Ribolo, R., and M. R. Zapatero-Osorio, eds. Very Low-Mass Stars and Brown Dwarfs. Cambridge University Press, 2000.

Saxena, S. K., and S. Bhattacharji, eds. Energetics of Geological Processes. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1977. Gift of Somdev Bhattacharji.

Trefil, J., and R. M. Hazen. The Sciences: An Integrated Approach, 3rd edition. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2001. Gift of Robert M. Hazen.

Udías, Agustín. Principles of Seismology. Cambridge University Press, 1999.