Recent Acquisitions

November-December 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).
 
 

Artemieva, I. M., et al., eds. Structure of the Continental Lithosphere and Upper Mantle. Special issue of Tectonophysics, Vol. 358, Nos. 1-4. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science, 2002.

Bengtsson, L. O., and C. U. Hammer, eds. Geosphere-Biosphere Interactions and Climate. Cambridge University Press, 2001. Gift of Vera C. Rubin.

Blandford, R. D., et al., eds. X-Ray Astronomy in the New Millenium, papers of a discussion meeting. Special issue of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series A, Vol. 360, No. 1798. London: The Royal Society, 2002.

Bleeker, J. A. M., et al., eds. The Century of Space Science, Vols. I and II. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001. Gift of Wesley T. Huntress, Jr.

Catlow, C. R. A., et al., eds. New Science from High-Performance Computing, papers of a discussion meeting. Special issue of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series A, Vol. 360, No. 1795. London: The Royal Society, 2002.

Davies, J. H., et al., eds. Chemical reservoirs and Convection in the Earthís Mantle, papers of a discussion meeting. Special issue of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series A, Vol. 360, No. 1800. London: The Royal Society, 2002.

Dehant, V., et al., eds. Earthís Core: Dynamics, Structure, Rotation. American Geophysical Union Geodynamics Series Vol. 31. AGU: Washington DC, 2003.

Dyson, F., Origins of Life, 2nd edition. Cambridge University Press, 1999.

Fenter, P. A., et al., eds. Applications of Synchrotron Radiation in Low-Temperature Geochemistry and Environmental Sciences. Vol. 49 of Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry. Washington DC: Mineralogical Society of America, 2002.

Grew, E. S., ed. Beryllium: Mineralogy, Petrology, and Geochemistry. Vol. 50 of Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry. Washington DC: Mineralogical Society of America, 2002.

Hodge, P. Meteorite Craters and Impact Structures of the Earth. Cambridge University Press, 1994.

Houghton, J. The Physics of Atmospheres, 3rd edition. Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Kennett, B. L. N. The Seismic Wavefield. Vol. II: Interpretation of Seismograms on Regional and Global Scales. Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Kohn, M. J., et al., eds. Phosphates: Geochemical, Geobiological, and Materials Importance. Volume 48 of Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry. Washington DC: Mineralogical Society of America, 2002.

Kokubo, E., et al., eds. Dynamical Friction Strikes Back, Proceedings of the 34th Symposium on Celestial Mechanics. Hakone-Onsen, Kanagawa, Japan, 2002. Gift of Alan P. Boss.

Morowitz, H. J. The Emergence of Everything: How the World Became Complex. Oxford University Press, 2002.

Oldroyd, D. R., ed. The Earth Inside and Out: Some Major Contributions to Geology in the 20th Century. Geological Society Special Publications No. 192. The Geological Society of London, 2002.

Onuki, Akira. Phase Transition Dynamics. Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Rigden, J. S. Hydrogen, The Essential Element. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2002.

Riley, K. F., et al. Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering: A Comprehensive Guide, 2nd edition. Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Rothenberg, M., ed. The History of Science in the United States, An Encyclopedia. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 2001. Gift of The Almquist Fund.

Shearer, P. M. Introduction to Seismology. Cambridge University Press, 1999.

Sukarova, B. The Raman Spectra of High Pressure Forms of Ice in Their Region of Stability, Ph.D. Thesis. University of London, Kingís College, 1982.

18th International Conference of High Pressure Science and Technology, and The 11th High Pressure Conference In China. Special Issue of Journal of Physics Condensed Matter, Vol. 14, No. 44, November 11, 2002. Bristol UK and Philadelphia PA: Institute of Physics Publishing, 2002. Gift of Robert M. Hazen.

 

New Map Acquisition

Muehlberger, W. R., Compiler. Tectonic Map of North America. 1:5,000,000 scale. A Userís Guide and 4 map sheets. Tulsa, OK: American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 1996.