Recent Acquisitions

November-December 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).


Banfield, J. F., and A. Navrotsky, eds. Nanoparticles and the Environment, Vol. 44 of Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry. Washington DC: Mineralogical Society of America, 2001.

Bish, D. L., and D. W. Ming, eds. Natural Zeolites: Occurrence, Properties, Applications, Vol. 45 of Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry. Washington DC: Mineralogical Society of America, 2001.

Bergfors, T. M., ed. Protein Crystallization: Techniques, Strategies and Tips – A Laboratory Manual. La Jolla CA: International University Line, 1999.

Bush, V. Pieces of the Action. New York NY: William Morrow and Company Inc., 1970. Gift of William E. Key.

Capper, D. M. Introducing C++ for Scientists, Engineers and Mathematicians, 2nd edition. London: Springer-Verlag, 2001.

Carter, C. W., Jr. and R. M. Sweet, eds. Macromolecular Crystallography, Parts A & B. Methods in Enzymology, Vols. 276 and 277. San Diego: Academic Press, 1997.

Claudy, N. H., ed. Directory of Geoscience Departments 2001-2002, 40th edition. Alexandria VA: American Geological Institute, 2001.

Colwell, R. R. and D. J. Grimes, eds. Nonculturable Microorganisms in the Environment. Washington DC: ASM Press, 2000.

Deer, W. A., et al. Framework Silicates: Feldspars. Vol. 4A of Rock-Forming Minerals, 2nd edition. London: The Geological Society, 2001.

D’Odorico, S., et al. An Atlas of the Thorium-Argon Spectrum for the ESO Echelle Spectrograph in the λλ 3400-9000 Å Region. European Southern Observatory Scientific Report No. 6. Garching Bei München, Germany: ESO, 1987.

Faure, G. Origin of Igneous Rocks: The Isotopic Evidence. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2001.

Friedlander, M. W. A Thin Cosmic Rain: Particles from Outer Space. Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, 2000.

Funes, J. G., S. J., and E. M. Corsini, eds. Galaxy Disks and Disk Galaxies. ASP Conference Series Vol. 230. San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2001. Gift of Vera C. Rubin.

Golub, L., and J. M. Pasachoff. Nearest Star: The Surprising Science of Our Sun. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2001.

Grady, M. Astrobiology. Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution Press. London: Natural History Museum, 2001.

Greenspan, H. P. The Theory of Rotating Fluids. Cambridge University Press, 1968.

Gupta, H., et al., eds. The Nature of Seismic Sources and the Prediction of Earthquakes, special issue of Tectonophysics, Vol. 338, Nos. 3-4. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2001.

Jones, C. A., et al., guest eds. Dynamics and Magnetic Fields of the Earth’s and Planetary Interiors: SEDI 2000 (Studies of the Earth’s Deep Interior). Special issue of Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, Vol. 128, Nos. 1-4. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2001.

Kallenbach, R., et al., eds. Chronology and Evolution of Mars. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001.

Massa, W. Crystal Structure Determination. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2000.

McPherson, A. Crystallization of Biological Macromolecules. Cold Spring Harbor NY: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 1999.

Meurer, W. P., et al., eds. Evolution of Magmatic Systems in the Ocean Crust and in Layered Intrusion: Toward a More Unified Perspective. Special issue of Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, Vol. 110, Nos. 3-4. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2001.

Nazaré, M. H., and A. J. Neves, eds. Properties, Growth, and Applications of Diamond. London: Institution of Electrical Engineers, 2001.

Osterbrock, D. E. Walter Baade: A Life in Astrophysics. Princeton University Press, 2001.

Pedlosky, J. Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, 2nd edition. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1987.

Peucker-Ehrenbrink, B., and B. Schmitz, eds. Accretion of Extraterrestrial Matter Throughout Earth’s History. New York NY: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 2001.

Robert, H. M. III, et al. Robert’s Rules of Order Newly Revised, 10th edition. Cambridge MA: Perseus Publishing, 2000.

Rubie, D. C., and R. D. van der Hilst, guest eds. Processes and Consequences of Deep Subduction, special issue of Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, Vol. 127, Nos. 1-4. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2001.

Schubert, G., et al. Mantle Convection in the Earth and Planets. Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Teng, Ta-liang, et al., guest eds. The Chi-Chi, Taiwan Earthquake of 20 September 1999, special issue of Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, Vol. 91, No. 5. El Cerrito, CA: Seismological Society of America, 2001.

Trefil, J., and M. H. Hazen. Good Seeing: A Century of Science at the Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1902-2002. Washington DC: CIW, 2002. Gift of Margaret Hindle Hazen.

Uman, M. A. Lightning. New York NY: Dover Publications, Inc., 1969.

Uman, M. A. The Lightning Discharge. Mineola NY: Dover Publications, Inc., 2000.

Valley, J. W., and D. R. Cole, eds. Stable Isotope Geochemistry, Vol. 43 of Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry. Washington DC: Mineralogical Society of America, 2001.

Varnam, A. H., and M. G. Evans. Environmental Microbiology. Washington DC: ASM Press, 2000.

Vogel, S. Life in Moving Fluids: The Physical Biology of Flow, 2nd edition. Princeton University Press, 1994.

Woolley, A. R. Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World. Part 3: Africa. London: The Geological Society, 2001.

Zimmerman, D. P. Robert’s Rules in Plain English. New York NY: Harper Perennial, 1997.


New CD-ROM Aquistions


Anglo-Australian Telescope Board. 2QZ-2dF QSO Redshift Survey. AAT Board, 2001.

Australian National University. 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey (4 CD set). Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics, 2001. Gift of Vera C. Rubin.

Lunar and Planetary Institute. Lunar and Planetary Science XXXII: Papers Presented to the 32nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, March 12-16 2001. Houston: LPI and NASA, 2001.

Mason, B. D., et al. United States Naval Observatory Double Star CD 2001.0. Washington DC: 2001. Gift of DTM Astronomers.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, SUNY Albany, and College of St. Rose. New York Center for Studies on the Origins of Life, Years 1 & 2 (2 CD set). Troy NY: NASA and RPI, 2001. Gift of Sean C. Solomon.

Urban, S. E., et al. The AC 2000.2 Catalogue. Washington DC: U. S. Naval Observatory. Copenhagen: Copenhagen University Observatory, 2001. Gift of DTM Astronomers.