Treatise on Geochemstry, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0080548075
  • ISBN-13: 9780080548074
  • DDC: 551.9
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 7800 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2004 | Published/Released December 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2004

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Treatise on Geochemistry is the first work providing a comprehensive, integrated summary of the present state of geochemistry. It deals with all the major subjects in the field, ranging from the chemistry of the solar system to environmental geochemistry. This 10-volume set draws on the expertise of outstanding scientists throughout the world, creating the reference benchmark in geochemistry for the next decade.

Each volume consists of 15 to 25 chapters written by recognized authorities in their fields. Particular emphasis has been placed on integrating the subject matter of the individual chapters and volumes.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Executive Editors’ Foreword.
Contributors to Volume 1.
Volume Editor’s Introduction.
1: Origin of the Elements.
2: Presolar Grains.
3: Solar System Abundances of the Elements.
4: The Solar Nebula.
5: Classification of Meteorites.
6: Oxygen Isotopes in Meteorites.
7: Chondrites and their Components.
8: Calcium–Aluminum–rich Inclusions in Chondritic Meteorites.
9: Nebular versus Parent–body Processing.
10: Structural and Isotopic Analysis of Organic Matter in Carbonaceous Chondrites.
11: Achondrites.
12: Iron and Stony–iron Meteorites.
13: Cosmic–ray Exposure Ages of Meteorites.
14: Noble Gases.
15: Condensation and Evaporation of Solar System Materials.
16: Early Solar System Chronology.
17: Planet Formation.
18: Mercury.
19: Venus.
20: The Origin and Earliest History of the Earth.
21: The Moon.
22: Mars.
23: Giant Planets.
24: Major Satellites of the Giant Planets.
25: Comets.
26: Interplanetary Dust Particles.