Recent Acquisitions

September-October 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).


Benz, W., et al., eds. From Dust to Terrestrial Planets. Proceedings of ISSI Workshop, February 15-19, 1999, Bern, Switzerland, Space Science Reviews Vol. 92, No. 1-2, 2000. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000. Gift of George W. Wetherill.

Burns, P. C., and R. Finch, eds. Uranium: Mineralogy, Geochemistry, and the Environment. Reviews in Mineralogy Vol. 38. Washington DC: Mineralogical Society of America, 1999.

Crowell, J. C. Pre-Mesozoic Ice Ages: Their Bearing on Understanding the Climate System. GSA Memoir 192. Boulder: Geological Society of America, 1999.

Eggenkamp, H. G. M. d 37Cl: The Geochemistry of Chlorine Isotopes. Ph.D. Thesis, Universiteit Utrecht, 1994.

Feynman, R. P., et al. The Feynman Lectures on Physics. Three Volumes: Mainly Mechanics , Radiation, and Heat; Mainly Electromagnetism and Matter; and Quantum Mechanics. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., Inc., 1963-1965. Gifts of Vera C. Rubin.

Freeman, Katherine H. Chromatographic Isolation in Petroporphyrins: A Sample Preparative Sequence. Bachelor of Arts Thesis, Department of Geology, Wellesley College, ca.1984.

Geophysical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution of Washington. GSA Short Course Notes: Recent Advances in Organic Geochemistry. March 23 and 24, 1982, at CIW, Washington DC.

Hoffleit, D. The Bright Star Catalogue, 4th revised edition. New Haven: Yale University Observatory, 1982.

Hoffleit, D., et al. A Supplement to the Bright Star Catalogue. New Haven: Yale University Observatory, 1983.

Johnston, K. J., et al., eds. Towards Models and Constants for Sub-Microarcsecond Astrometry. Proceedings of IAU Colloquium 180 held at U.S. Naval Observatory March 27-30, 2000. Washington: USNO, 2000.

Lane, Wendy. HI 21cm Absorbers at Moderate Redshifts. Ph.D. Thesis. Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, 2000.

Lukac, M. R., and R. J. Miller. List of Active Professional Observatories. United States Naval Observatory Circular No. 178. Washington DC, 2000.

Melinconico, L. L., Jr., and R. G. Lillie, eds. Tectonics of the Western Himalayas. GSA Special Paper 232. Boulder: Geological Society of America, 1989.

National Academy of Sciences and National Research Council. Nuclear Geophysics. Proceedings of a Conference held at Woods Hole, Massachusetts, June 7-9, 1962. Washington DC: NAS and NRC, 1963.

National Academy of Sciences and National Research Council. Cosmological and Geological Implications of Isotope Ratio Variations. Proceedings of an Informal Conference held at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 13-15, 1957. Washington DC: NAS and NRC, 1958.

Nurick, G. B. Infrared Analysis of Burnt Bones and Its Archaeological Applications to the Study of Fire. Capetown, South Africa: Bachelor of Arts Thesis, University of Capetown, 1989.

Redfern, S. A. T. and M .A. Carpenter, eds. Transformation Processes in Minerals. Reviews in Mineralogy Vol. 39. Wasington DC: Mineralogical Society of America, 2000.

Reginsky, S. Z. Theoretical Principles of Isotope Methods for Investigating Chemical Reactions. Moscow: Academy of Sciences USSR Press, 1956. U.S. edition: Oak Ridge TN: Technical Information Service Extension.


Sanchez Cela, V. Densialite: A New Upper Mantle. University of Zaragoza, Spain, 2000. Gift of the publisher.

Vilas, F., et al., eds. Mercury. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1988. Three new copies, so no more complaining about this popular volume not being available!

Von Kroge, H.. GEMA: Birthplace of German Radar and Sonar. Translated and edited by Louis Brown. Bristol and Philadelphia: Institute of Physics Publishing, 2000. Gift of Louis Brown.

Zwann, M. A. Atomic Hydrogen in the Local Universe. Ph.D. Thesis. Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, 2000.