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Acquisitions - Jun-Aug 2014

DTM-GL Library - Recent Acquisitions

June-August 2014

The following titles have been acquired for the library. Most are shelved in the main library in the Abelson Building; check the "New Books" shelf outside the Abelson Collboration Center (A-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).


Arber, W., et al., eds. Scientific Insights into the Evolution of the Universe and of Life. Proceedings of the Plenary Session, 31 Oct.-4 November 2009. Pontificia Academia Scientiarvm Acta Vol. 20. Vatican City: Pontifical Academy of Sciences, 2009. Gift of Dr. Vera Rubin.

Ash, M. The Star-Spangled Scotsman: The Life and Times of Andrew Carnegie, 1835-1919. Set of Twenty Posters, Notes and Worksheets for use in Schools and Libraries. Edinburgh: MacDonald Printers Ltd. for Carnegie UK Trust, 1984. Gift of Dr. Vera Rubin.

Booth, M., et al., eds. Exploring the Formation and Evolution of Planetary Systems. IAU Symposium 299. Cambridge University Press for International Astronomical Union, 2013.

Browning, K. A., and R. J. Gurney. Global Energy and Water Cycles. Cambridge University Press, 1999. Gift of Dr. Richard A. Meserve.

Burns, P. C., and G. E. Sigmon, eds. Uranium – Cradle to Grave. Short Course Series Vol. 43. Winnipeg Manitoba: Mineralogical Association of Canada, 2013.

Caldirola, P., and H. Knoepfel, eds. Physics of High Energy Density. New York: Academic Press, 1971.

Carlson, R. W, ed. The Mantle and Core. Vol. 3 of Treatise on Geochemistry, 2nd ed. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2014. Gift of Dr. Richard Carlson.

Christian, D., et al., eds. Associated Press Stylebook 2014. New York: The Associated Press, 2014.

Cronin, B., and C. R. Sugimoto. Beyond Bibliometrics: Harnessing Multidimensional Indicators of Scholarly Impact. Cambridge MA: MIT Press, 2014.

Druyan, A., et al., executive producers. Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey. Thirteen episodes on four DVDs. Beverly Hills: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC, 2014.

Edmondson, F. K. AURA and its U.S. National Observatories. Cambridge University Press, 1997. Gift of Dr. Vera Rubin.

Esposito, L. Planetary Rings: A Post-Equinox View, 2nd ed. Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Feltzing, S., et al., eds. Setting the Scene for Gaia and LAMOST. IAU Symposium 298. Cambridge University Press for International Astronomical Union, 2014.

Ferré, E. C., et al., eds. Crustal and Mantle Sources of Magnetic Anomalies, Special issue of Tectonophysics, Vols. 624-625. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2014.

Fortov, V. E. Extreme States of Matter on Earth and in the Cosmos. Berlin: Springer, 2011.

Gillmor, C. S. Fred Terman at Stanford: Building a Discipline, a University, and Silicon Valley. Stanford University Press, 2004. Gift of Dr. Richard A. Meserve.

Guzik, J. A., et al., eds. Precision Asteroseismology. IAU Symposium Proceedings 301. Cambridge University Press for International Astronomical Union, 2014.

Harrison, E. Masks of the Universe: Changing Ideas on the Nature of the Cosmos, 2nd ed. Cambridge University Press, 2003. Gift of Dr. Richard A. Meserve.

Headland, R. K. Chronological List of Antarctic Expeditions and Related Historical Events. Cambridge University Press, 1989. Gift of Dr. Vera Rubin.

Henderson, G. S., et al., eds. Spectroscopic Methods in Mineralogy and Materials Sciences. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry Vol. 78. Chantilly VA: Mineralogical Society of America and Geochemical Society, 2014.

Hooker, S., and C. Webb. Laser Physics. Oxford University Press, 2010.

Jedermann, R., et al., eds. Intelligent Food Logistics, theme issue, Philosophical Transactions A Vol. 372, No. 2017. London: The Royal Society, 2014.

Johns, O. D. Analytical Mechanics for Relativity and Quantum Mechanics. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. Gift of Dr. Richard A. Meserve.

Karato, S.-I., ed. Physics and Chemistry of the Deep Earth. West Sussex UK: John Wiley & Sons, 2013.

King, H. C. The History of the Telescope. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1979. Gift of Dr. Vera Rubin.

Kohlstedt, S. G., et al. The Establishment of Science in America: 150 Years of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. New Brunswick NJ: Rutgers University Press for AAAS, 1999. Gift of Dr. Richard A. Meserve.

Lederman, L. M., and J. Scheppler, eds. Portraits of Great American Scientists. Amherst NY: Prometheus Books, 2001. Gift of Dr. Vera Rubin.

Mazuzan, G. T. The National Science Foundation: A Brief History. NSF 88-16. Washington DC: National Science Foundation, 1994. Gift of Dr. Vera Rubin.

McGrayne, S. B. Nobel Prize Women in Science, 2nd ed. Washington DC: Joseph Henry Press, 1998. Gift of Dr. Vera Rubin.

McGucken, W. Nineteenth-Century Spectroscopy: Development of the Understanding of Spectra, 1802-1897. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1969. Gift of Dr. Vera Rubin.

Morris, R. A. Sigma Xi: The Scientific Research Society 1886-2011. Research Triangle Park NC: Sigma Xi, 2011. Gift of Dr. Richard A. Meserve.

Murphy, B. L., and R. D. Morrison, eds. Introduction to Environmental Forensics. San Diego: Academic Press, 2002.

Niedzielski, T., guest ed. Satellite Technologies in Geoinformation Science. Special issue of Pure and Applied Geophysics Vol. 171, No. 6. Basel: Springer, 2014.

Pesonen, L., et al., eds. Precambrian Supercontinents. Special issue of Precambrian Research, Vol. 244. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2014.

Ramo, S. Meetings, Meetings, and More Meetings: Getting Things Done When People Are Involved. Los Angeles: Bonus Books, 2005. Gift of Dr. Richard A. Meserve.

Randall, R. H. An Introduction to Acoustics. Mineola NY: Dover Publications, Inc., 2005. Gift of Dr. Richard A. Meserve.

Reidel. S. P., et al.,eds. The Columbia River Flood Basalt Province. GSA Special Paper 497. Boulder: Geological Society of America, 2013.

Santosh, M., et al., eds. Advances in Seismic Imaging of Crust and Mantle. Special issue of Tectonophysics Vol. 627. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2014.

Schiebinger, L. The Mind Has No Sex? Women in the Origins of Modern Science. Harvard University Press, 1989. Gift of Dr. Vera Rubin.

Spohn, T., et al., eds. Planetary Evolution and Life. Special issue of Planetary and Space Science Vol. 98. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2014.

Talwani, P., ed. Intraplate Earthquakes. Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Thurgood, L., et al. U. S. Doctorates in the 20th Century, Special Report. NSF 06-319. Arlington VA: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics. Gift of Dr. Vera Rubin.

Tinkham, M. Introduction to Superconductivity, 2nd ed. Mineola NY: Dover Publications, Inc., 1996.

Udías, A., et al. Source Mechanisms of Earthquakes: Theory and Practice. Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Vorontsov-Vel’iaminov, B. A. Atlas i katalog vzaimodeistvuiushchikh galaktik. Moscow: Gosudarstevennyi astronomicheskii institut im. P. K. Shternberga, 1959. Gift of Dr. Vera Rubin.

Wadge, G., et al., eds. The Eruption of Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat from 2000 to 2010. Geological Society Memoir 39. Bath UK: The Geological Society of London, 2014.

Watson, A. J., et al., eds. The Southern Ocean: New Insights into Circulation, Carbon and Climate. Theo Murphy meeting issue, Philosophical Transactions A Vol. 372, No. 2019. London: The Royal Society, 2014.

Weber, H. J., and G. B. Arfken. Essential Mathematical Methods for Physicists. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2004. Gift of Dr. Richard A. Meserve.

Westerhof, A. B. P., et al. Geology and Geodynamic Development of Uganda with Explanation of the 1:1,000,000 Scale Geological Map. Special Paper 55. Espoo: Geological Survey of Finland, 2014.

Wolfle, D. Renewing a Scientific Society: The American Association for the Advancement of Science from World War II to 1970. Washington DC: AAAS, 2005. Gift of Dr. Richard A. Meserve.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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