Recent Acquisitions

March-April 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).


Badal, J., ed. Developments in Imaging and Seismic Tomography of the Lithosphere-Asthenosphere System, A Symposium held during the XXIV General Assembly of the European Geophysical Society in April 1999 at The Hague. Special issue of Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, Vol. 122, Nos. 1-2, 2000.

Bethke, P. M., and R. L. Hay, eds. Ancient Lake Creede: Its Volcano-Tectonic Setting, History of Sedimentation, and Relation to Mineralization in the Creede Mining District. GSA Special Paper 346. Boulder, CO: Geological Society of America, 2000.

Bottinga, Y., et al., eds. 6th International Silicate Melt Workshop, April 13-17, 1999, Arc-et-Senans, France. Special issue of Chemical Geology, Vol. 174, Nos. 1-3, 2001.

Cohen, R. E., ed. Fundamental Physics of Ferroelectrics 2000: Aspen Center for Physics Winter Workshop, February 13-20, 2000. AIP Conference Proceedings Volume 535. Melville, NY: American Institute of Physics, 2000. Gift of Ron Cohen.

Cordani, U. G., et al., eds. Tectonic Evolution of South America: 31st International Geological Congress, August 6-17, 2000. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Fulton, W. A Few Scanning Tips, 3rd edition. Plano, TX: Wayne Fulton, 2000.

Haslinger, F., and S. Husen, eds. Tomographic Imaging of 3-D Velocity Structure and Accurate Earthquake Location: Proceedings of the PAPHOS ’99 Workshop, July 5-9, 1999, Cyprus. Special issue of Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, Vol. 123, Nos. 2-3, 2001.

Itoh, N., et al., eds. Oji International Seminar on the Quest for New Physical Phases Under Extreme Conditions, May 31-June 5, 1998, Hokkaido, Japan. Special issue of Journal of Physics Condensed Matter, Vol. 10, No. 49, 1998. Gift of R. J. Hemley.

Manghnani, M., et al., eds. Science and Technology of High Pressure: Proceedings of AIRAPT-17, July 25-30, 1999, Honolulu, HI (2 volumes.) Hyderabad, India: Universities Press, Ltd., 2000.

NASA Ames Research Center and LPI. First Landing Site Workshop for the 2003 Mars Exploration Rovers, Abstract Volume. LPI Contribution No. 1079. Houston: Lunar and Planetary Institute, 2001. Gift of Sean Solomon.

National Academy of Sciences. Who Will Do the Science of the Future? A Symposium on Careers of Women in Science. Washington DC: NAS and National Research Council, 2000. Gift of Vera Rubin.

Padova, T. Acrobat PDF Bible. Foster City, CA: IDG Books Worldwide, Inc., 1999.

Sacks, I. S., et al. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Initial Reports, 186: Western Pacific Geophysical Observatories (Booklet, User Guide, and CD-ROM). College Station, Texas, 2000. Gift of Selwyn Sacks.

Schulmann, K., et al., eds. Paleozoic Orogenesis and Crustal Evolution of the European Lithosphere (POCEEL), A Conference Held on the Occasion of the 650th Anniversary of Charles University, in October, 1998, at Prague. Special issue of Tectonophysics, Vol. 332, Nos. 1-2, 2001.

Strauss, H., and M. M. Joachimski, eds. Response of the Oceanic/Atmospheric Systems to Past Global Changes: 8th Annual V. M. Goldschmidt Conference, September 2, 1998, Toulouse, France. Special issue (dedicated to Helmut H. J. Geldsetzer) of Chemical Geology, Vol. 175, Nos. 1-2, 2001.

U. K. Astrobiology Forum. Astrobiology in the U. K.: Scientific Status and Goals. Community Report to the British National Space Center, London, 1999. Gift of Sean Solomon.


New CD-ROM Acquisition

Solar System Exploration, Education and Public Outreach Forum. SSE Scientist’s Resources for E/PO. Pasadena, CA: NASA Office for Space Science. Gift of Sean Solomon and Alan Boss.


New Serial Acquisitions

Astrobiology, beginning with Vol. 1, No. 1, Spring 2001. Larchmont, NY: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

Japanese Magazine of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, beginning with Vol. 29, No. 5, November 2000. Tokyo: The Mineralogical Society of Japan.

Structure Reports Online (Acta Crystallographica Section E), beginning with its first appearance in January 2001 as part of Acta Crystallographica Volume 57. Online at Copenhagen: Munksgaard/International Union of Crystallography.