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Acquisitions - Sept-Oct 2005

DTM-GL Library - Recent Acquisitions

September-October 2005


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).


Ad Hoc Committee and Technical Working Group for Establishing a Petascale Collaboratory for the Geosciences: Scientific Frontiers.  A Report to the Geosciences Community, and its Summary.  UCAR/JOSS, 2005.  Gift of Ron E. Cohen.

Berne, B. J., et al., eds.  Classical and Quantum Dynamics in Condensed Phase Simulations. Proceedings of the International School of Physics “Computer Simulation of Rare Events and the Dynamics of Classical and Quantum Condensed-Phase Systems.”  Singapore: World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., 1998.

Channell, J. E. T., et al., eds.  Timescales of the Paleomagnetic Field.  Geophysical Monograph 145.  Washington DC: American Geophysical Union, 2004.

Coveney, P. V., ed.  Scientific Grid Computing.  Papers of a theme in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, Vol. 363, No. 1833.  London: The Royal Society, 2005.

De Wit, M. J., et al., eds.  Kaapvaal Craton, a Special Volume of South African Journal of Geology, Vol. 107, Nos.1-2.  Marshalltown, S. A.: Geological Society of South Africa, 2004.  Gift of Richard W. Carlson.

Dilek, Y. and S. Newcomb, eds.  Ophiolite Concept and the Evolution of Geological Thought. GSA Special Paper 373.  Boulder: Geological Society of America, 2003.

Druitt, T. H., and B. P. Kokelaar, eds.  The Eruption of Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat, from 1995 to 1999.   Geological Society Memoirs No. 21. London: The Geological Society, 2002.

Encrenaz, T., et al., eds.  The Outer Planets and Their Moons.  Space Science Series of International Space Science Institute, Vol. 19.  Dordrecht: Springer, 2005.  Gift of Alan P. Boss.

Exon, N. F., et al., eds.  The Cenozoic Southern Ocean:  Tectonics, Sedimentation, and Climate Change Between Australia and Antarctica.  Geophysical Monograph 151.  Washington DC: American Geophysical Union, 2004.  

Ferraris, G., and S. Merlino, eds.  Micro- and Mesoporous Mineral Phases.  Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry Vol. 57.  Washington DC: Mineralogical Society of America and Geochemical Society, 2005.

Festou, M. C., et al., eds.  Comets II.  Tucson and Houston: The University of Arizona Press in collaboration with Lunar and Planetary Institute, 2004.

Foulger, G. R., et al., eds.  Plates, Plumes, and Paradigms.  GSA  Special Paper 388.   Boulder: Geological Society of America, 2005. 

Geiss, J. and B. Hultqvist, eds.  The Solar System and Beyond:  Ten Years of ISSI.  ISSI Scientific Report SR-003.  Bern: International Space Science Institute, 2005.  Gift of Sean C. Solomon and Wesley T. Huntress, Jr.

Grocott, J., et al., eds.  Vertical Coupling and Decoupling in the Lithosphere.  Geological Society Special Publication 227.  London: The Geological Society, 2004.

Hazen, R. M.  gen·e·sis: The Scientific Quest for Life’s Origin.  Washington DC: Joseph Henry Press, 2005.  Gift of the author.

Hilton, D. R., et al., guest eds.  The 2003 Eruption of Anatahan Volcano, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.  Special issue of Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, Vol. 146, Nos. 1-3.  Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2005.

Jenkins, G. S., et al., eds.  The Extreme Proterozoic:  Geology, Geochemistry, and Climate.  Geophysical Monograph 146.  Washington DC: American Geophysical Union, 2004.

Karlstrom, K. E., and G. R. Keller, eds.  The Rocky Mountain Region:  An Evolving Lithosphere; Tectonics, Geochemistry, and Geophysics.  Geophysical Monograph 154.  Washington DC: American Geophysical Union, 2005.

Kenkmann, T., et al., eds.  Large Meteorite Impacts III.  GSA Special Paper 384.  Boulder: Geological Society of America, 2005.

Levander, A., and G. Nolet, eds.  Seismic Earth: Array Analysis of Broadband Seismograms.  Geophysical Monograph 157.  Washington DC: American Geophysical Union, 2005.

Macfarlane, A., et al., eds.  Himalaya and Tibet: Mountain Roots to Mountain Tops. GSA Special Paper 328.  Boulder: Geological Society of America, 1999.

Malpas, J., et al., eds.  Aspects of the Tectonic Evolution of China.  Geological Society Special Publication 226.  London: The Geological Society, 2004.

Menzies, M. A., et al.  Volcanic Rifted Margins.  GSA Special Paper 362.  Boulder:  Geological Society of America, 2002.

National Academy of Sciences.  Biographical Memoirs, Vols. 84, 85, and 86.  Washington DC:  National Academies Press, 2004.  Gifts of Vera C. Rubin.

Newnham, R. E.  Properties of Materials: Anisotropy, Symmetry, and Structure.  Oxford University Press, 2005.

Osterbrock, D. E., and G. J. Ferland.  Astrophysics of Gaseous Nebulae and Active Galactic Nuclei, 2nd edition.  Sausalito, CA: University Science Books, 2006.  Gift of Vera C. Rubin.

Quinn, T., and K. Burnett, eds.  The Fundamental Constants of Physics, Precision Measurements and the Base Units of the SI.  Papers of a Discussion Meeting in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, Vol. 363, No. 1834.  London:  The Royal Society, 2005.

Reiners, P. W., and T. A. Ehlers, eds.  Low-Temperature Thermocronology:  Techniques, Interpretations, and Applications.  Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry Vol. 58.  Washington DC: Mineralogical Society of America and Geochemical Society, 2005.

Sarjeant, W. A. S.  Geologists and The History of Geology:  An International Bibliography from the Origins to 1978, in five volumes.  New York: Arno Press, 1980.  Gift of  Robert M. Hazen.

Sparks, R. S. J., and C. J. Hawkesworth, eds.  The State of the Planet:  Frontiers and Challenges in Geophysics. Geophysical Monograph 150, IUGG Volume 19.  Washington DC: American Geophysical Union and International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, 2004.

Tufte, E. R.  The Cognitive Style of PowerPoint. Cheshire CT: Graphics Press, 2003.

New CD-ROM Acquisitions


U.S.G.S. Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.  Lava Flows and Lava Tubes: What They Are, How They Form. DVD.  Hilo HI: Volcano Video Productions, 2004.  Gift of Richard W. Carlson.

New Map Acquisition


Reed, J. C., Jr., et al., compilers.  Geologic Map of North America with Explanatory Notes.  Continent-scale Map-001 in two parts, plus Explanation  sheet and booklet. Decade of North American Geology.  Boulder: Geological Society of America, 2005.




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