Recent Acquisitions

January-February 2001


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).


Alpers, C. N., and J. L. Jambor, eds. Sulfate Minerals: Crystallography, Geochemistry, and Environmental Significance. Volume 40 of Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry. Washington DC: Mineralogical Society of America, 2000.

Andersen, T., et al. Fluid Inclusions: Phase Relationships – Methods – Applications. Special volume in honor of Jacques Touset. Lithos Vol. 55, Nos. 1-4. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2001.

Bostrom, R. C. Tectonic Consequences of the Earth’s Rotation. Oxford University Press, 2000.

Brewer, T. S., and B. F. Windley, guest editors. Aspects of Precambrian Crustal Evolution with Special Reference to the North Atlantic Regions: A Memorial Issue in Honour of David Bridgwater. Special issue of Precambrian Research, Vol. 105. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2001.

Carbonell, R., et al., eds. Deep Seismic Profiling of the Continents and their Margins, Selected Papers from the 8th International Symposium, September 20-25, 1998, Barcelona, Spain. Special issue of Tectonophysics, Vol. 329, Nos. 1-4. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2000.

Claudy, N. H., ed. Directory of Geoscience Departments, 39th edition, 2000-2001. Alexandria VA: American Geological Institute, 2000.

Danielson, D. R., ed. The Book of the Cosmos: Imagining the Universe from Heraclitus to Hawking. Cambridge, MA: Perseus Publishing, 2000.

DeVorkin, D. H. Henry Norris Russell, Dean of American Astronomers. Princeton University Press, 2000. Gift of Vera C. Rubin.

Duke, P. J. Synchrotron Radiation: Production and Properties. Oxford University Press, 2000.

Field, E. H., spec. ed. Accounting for Site Effects in Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analyses of Southern California. Special supplement of Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, Vol. 90, No. 6, Part B. El Cerrito CA: Seismological Society of America, 2000.

Glashow, S. L. From Alchemy to Quarks: The Study of Physics as a Liberal Art. Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company, 1994.

Harris, R. L. Information Graphics: A Comprehensive Illustrated Reference. New York: Oxford University Press; and Atlanta: Management Graphics; 1999.

Hill, S. J., ed. Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectrometry and Its Applications. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, 1999.

Huang, G., et al. Entry and Persistence of Women and Minorities in College Science and Engineering Education, NCES 2000-601. Washington DC: U. S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2000. Gift of Vera C. Rubin.

Johnston, A. G. Index of Publications, Geological Survey of Canada (1845-1958). Ottawa: Department of Mines and Technical Surveys of Canada, 1961.

Karato, S.-I., ed. Earth’s Deep Interior: Mineral Physics and Tomography from the Atomic to the Global Scale. Geophysical Monograph 117. Washington DC: American Geophysical Union, 2000.

Koerner, D., and S. LeVay. Here Be Dragons: The Scientific Quest for Extraterrestrial Life. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Kostov, I., and R. I. Kostov. Crystal Habits of Minerals. Sofia: Prof. Marin Drinov Academic Publishing House and Pensoft Publications, 1999.

Lambert, D. D., and J. Ruiz, eds. Application of Radiogenic Isotopes to Ore Deposit Research and Exploration. Vol. 12 of Reviews in Economic Geology. Littleton CO: Society of Economic Geologists, Inc., 1999.

Maier, R. M., et al. Environmental Microbiology. San Diego: Academic Press, 2000.

McKibben, M. A., et al., eds. Applications of Microanalytical Techniques to Understanding Mineralizing Processes. Vol. 7 of Reviews In Economic Geology. Littleton CO: Society of Economic Geologists, Inc., 1998.

Mouginis-Mark, P. J., et al., eds. Remote Sensing and Active Volcanism. Geophysical Monograph 116. Washington DC: American Geophysical Union, 2000.

Muehrcke, P. C., et al. Map Use: Reading, Analysis, Interpretation, revised 4th edition. Madison, WI: JP Publications, 2001.

National Science Foundation. Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering: 2000, NSF 00-327. Arlington VA: 2000. Gift of Vera C. Rubin.

National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resource Studies. Federal Science and Engineering Support to Universities, Colleges, and Nonprofit Institutions: Fiscal Year 1998, NSF 00-315. Arlington, VA: 2000.

Rundle, J. B., et al., eds. GeoComplexity and the Physics of Earthquakes. Geophysical Monograph 120. Washington DC: American Geophysical Union, 2000.

Skinner, B. J., ed. Geology and Ore Deposits of the Central Andes. Special Publication Number 7. Littleton CO: Society of Economic Geologists, Inc., 1999.