Recent Acquisitions

July-October 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).

Aki, K., and P. G. Richards. Quantitative Seismology, 2nd edition. Sausalito, CA: University Science Books, 2002.

Aldrich, L. T. The Occurrence of Helium-3 in Natural Sources of Helium. Ph.D. thesis, University of Minnesota, 1948.

Als-Nielsen, J., and D. McMorrow. Elements of Modern X-ray Physics. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2001.

Beardsmore, G. R., and J. P. Cull. Crustal Heat Flow: A Guide to Measurement and Modelling. Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Bracewell, R. N. The Fourier Transform and Its Applications. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1978. Gift of L. Thomas Aldrich.

Buhler, P. Thermodynamics of Substances at High Pressures. St. Petersburg: Yanus, 2001.

Cohen, R. E., ed. Fundamental Physics of Ferroelectrics, 2002. AIP Conference Proceedings Vol. 626. Melville, NY: American Institute of Physics, 2002. Gift of Ron Cohen.

Cohen, R. E., guest editor. Proceedings of the Second Williamsburg Workshop on First Principles Calculations for Ferroelectrics, special issue of Ferroelectrics, Vol. 136, 1-4. Yverdon, Switzerland: Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, 1992. Gift of Ron Cohen.

Cummins, P., et al., eds. Subduction Zone Structure and Megathrust Earthquakes. Special issue of Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, Vol. 132. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2002.

de Heij, V. An HI Study of Compact High-Velocity Clouds. PhD Thesis, Universiteit Leiden, 2002.

de Swaan Arons, J., Scientific Committee Chairman. Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Natural Gas Hydrates, 1996. Toulouse, France, 1996.

Eguiluz, L., et al., eds. Massifs and Correlations across the Cadomo-Avalonian Orogens. Papers from the International Meeting on Cadomian Orogens held in Badajoz, Spain, 2002. Special issue of Tectonophysics, Vol. 352, Nos. 1-2. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2002.

EarthScope Working Group. EarthScope: A New View Into Earth. Washington DC: National Science Foundation, October, 2001.

Fakundiny, R. H., et al., eds. Neotectonics and Seismicity in the Eastern Great Lakes Basin. Papers inspired by a Symposium held in Toronto, Canada, 2002. Special issue of Tectonophysics, Vol. 353, Nos. 1-4. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2002.

Faybishenko, B., et al., eds. Dynamics of Fluids in Fractured Rock. Washington DC: American Geophysical Union, 2000.

Green, O. R. A Manual of Practical Laboratory and Field Techniques in Palaeobiology. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001.

Gould, S. J. The Structure of Evolutionary Theory. Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press, 2002.

Horneck, G., and C. Baumstark-Khan, eds. Astrobiology: The Quest for the Conditions of Life. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2002.

Joint Steering Committee for Revision of the AACR. Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, 2nd edition, 2002 revision. Ottawa and Chicago: Canadian and American Library Associations, 2002.

Kohn, B. P., and P. F. Green, eds. Low Temperature Thermochronology: From Tectonics to Landscape Evolution. Special issue of Tectonophysics, Vol. 349, Nos. 1-4. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2002.

Kopka, H., and P. W. Daly. A Guide to LaTeX, 3rd edition. Harlow, England: Pearson Education Ltd., 1999.

Lee, W. H. K., et al., eds. International Handbook of Earthquake and Engineering Seismology, Part A. Amsterdam: Academic Press, 2002.

Le Maitre, R. W., ed. Igneous Rocks: A Classification and Glossary of Terms, 2nd edition. Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Longley, P. A., et al. Geographic Information Systems and Science. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2001.

Miller, H. S. Dollars for Research: Science and Its Patrons in 19th Century America. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1970.

Mischenko, M. I., et al., eds. Light Scattering by Nonspherical Particles: Theory, Measurements, and Applications. San Diego: Academic Press, 2000.

Mitchell, R. H. Perovskites, Modern and Ancient. Thunder Bay, Ontario: Almaz Press, Inc., 2002.

Mitrovica, J. X., and B. L. A. Vermeersen, eds. Ice Sheets, Sea Level and the Dynamic Earth. Geodynamics Series Vol. 29. Washington DC: American Geophysical Union, 2002.

National Research Council. Geophysical Predictions. Washington, DC: National Academy of Sciences, 1978.

Oreskes, Naomi, ed. Plate Tectonics: An Insiderís History of the Modern Theory of the Earth. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2001. Donated in memory of John R. (Jack) Almquist.

Parkinson, C. D., et al., eds. The Diamond-Bearing Kokchetav Massif, Kazakhstan. Tokyo: Universal Academy Press Inc., 2002.

Paull, C. K., and W. P. Dillon, eds. Natural Gas Hydrates: Occurrence, Distribution, and Detection. Washington DC: American Geophysical Union, 2001.

Press, W. H., et al. Numerical Recipes in C++: The Art of Scientific Computing, 2nd edition. Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Pyne, S. J. Grove Karl Gilbert: A Great Engine of Research. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1980.

Scholz, C. H. The Mechanics of Earthquakes and Faulting, 2nd edition. Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Stein, S., and J. T. Freymueller, eds. Plate Boundary Zones. Geodynamics Series Vol. 30. Washington DC: American Geophysical Union, 2002.

Suess, S. T., and B. T. Tsurutani, eds. From the Sun: Auroras, Magnetic Storms, Solar Flares, Cosmic Rays. Washington DC: American Geophysical Union, 1998.

Takahashi, E., et al., eds. Hawaiian Volcanoes: Deep Underwater Perspectives. Washington DC: American Geophysical Union, 2002.

Thybo, H., ed. Deep Seismic Probing of the Continents and their Margins. Special issue of Tectonophysics, Vol. 355, Nos. 1-4. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2002.

Trifu, C. I., ed. Seismic Source Mechanism through Moment Tensors. Special issue of Tectonophysics, Vol. 356, Nos. 1-3. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2002.

Turcotte, D. L., and G. Schubert. Geodynamics, 2nd edition. Cambridge University Press, 2002

Wherry, T. L. The Librarianís Guide to Intellectual Property in the Digital Age: Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks. Chicago: American Library Association, 2002.

New Video Acquisition

WGVU Productions. The Deadly Fuze: The Story of WWIIís Best-Kept Secret. Grand Rapids MI: Meijer Public Broadcasting Center, Grand Valley State University, 1995.

New CD-ROM Acquisitions

Lunar and Planetary Institute. Lunar and Planetary Science XXXIII. Houston: NASA and Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, 2002.

Press, W. H., et al. Numerical Recipes: The Art of Scientific Computing. Two CDs, for use with LINUX or UNIX, and Windows, DOS, or Macintosh. Cambridge University Press and Numerical Recipes Software, 2002.