Recent Acquisitions

January-February 2002


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).


Cervený, V. Seismic Ray Theory. Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Condie, K. C. Mantle Plumes and Their Record in Earth History. Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Davies, P. The Fifth Miracle: The Search for the Origin and Meaning of Life. New York NY: Simon and Schuster, 1999.

de Grasse Tyson, N., et al. One Universe: At Home in the Cosmos. Washington DC: Joseph Henry Press, 2000. Gift of Maxine F. Singer.

de Pater, I., and J. J. Lissauer. Planetary Sciences. Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Dick, S. J. The Biological Universe: The 20th Century Extraterrestrial Life Debate and the Limits of Science. Cambridge University Press, 1996.

Elson, R. A Responsibility to Awe. Manchester England: Oxford Poets, Carconet Press Ltd., 2001.

Frank, J., et al. Accretion Power in Astrophysics, 3rd edition. Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Hehre, W. J., et al. A Laboratory Book of Computational Organic Chemistry. Irvine CA: Wavefunction Inc., 1998.

Hehre, W. J., et al. The Molecular Modeling Workbook for Organic Chemistry. Irvine CA: Wavefunction Inc., 1998.

Holland, H. D. The Chemical Evolution of the Atmosphere and Oceans. Princeton University Press, 1984.

Hutchinson, R., et al., eds. Origin and Early Evolution of Solid Matter in the Solar System. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Series A., Vol. 359, No. 1787. London: The Royal Society, 2001.

Kennett, B. L. N. The Seismic Wave Field, Vol. 1: Introduction and Theoretical Development. Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Needell, A. A. Science, Cold War and the American State. Washington DC: Harwood Academic Publishers and The Smithsonian Institution, 2000. Gift of Louis Brown.

Ozima, M., and F. A. Podosek. Noble Gas Geochemistry, 2nd edition. Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Peters, K. E., and J. M. Moldowan. The Biomarker Guide: Interpreting Molecular Fossils in Petroleum and Ancient Sediments. Englewood Cliffs NJ: 1993.

Pfeiffer, F. G., ed. Non-Smooth Mechanics. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Series A, Vol. 359, No. 1789. London: The Royal Society, 2001.

Philippot, P., and N. Arnaud, eds. Exhumation of High-Pressure Rocks: Kinetic, Thermal and Mechanical Constraints. Special issue of Tectonophysics, Vol. 342, Nos. 1-2. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2001.

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.

Storz, G., and R. Hengge-Aronis, eds. Bacterial Stress Responses. Washington DC: ASM Press, 2000.

Šulcek, Z., and P. Povondra. Methods of Decomposition in Inorganic Analysis. Boca Raton FL: CRC Press, 1989.

Taylor, C. A., et al. Commission on Crystallographic Teaching: Pamphlet Programme. (20 pamphlets.) Chester, England: International Union of Crystallography, 1981-1998.

Taylor, S. R. Solar System Evolution: A New Perspective, 2nd edition. Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Teyssier, C., and O. Vanderhaeghe, eds. Partial Melting of Crust and Flow of Orogens. Special issue of Tectonophysics, Vol. 342, Nos. 3-4. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2001.

Watts, A. B. Isostasy and Flexure of the Lithosphere. Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Wright, F. E. The Methods of Petrographic-Microscopic Research: Their Relative Accuracy and Range of Application. Washington DC: Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1911.


New CD-Rom Acquisitions


Tasa Graphic Arts Inc. Tasa Portfolio, Vols. 1 and 3, 2002. (100 full color Earth Science illustrations for Windows or Macintosh.)