Geochemistry: Pathways and Processes

Kobo ebook | February 5, 2004

byHarry Y. McSween, Steven M. Richardson, Maria Uhle

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Harry Y. McSween, Jr., is a former chair of the department of geological sciences and Distinguished Professor of Science at the University of Tennessee. Steven M. Richardson is vice president for academic affairs at Winona State University in Minnesota. Maria E. Uhle is Jones Assistant Professor of Organic Geochemistry at the Universi...

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Format:Kobo ebookPublished:February 5, 2004Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Introducing Concepts in Geochemical Systems
2. How Elements Behave
3. A First Look at Thermodynamic Equilibrium
4. How to Handle Solutions
5. Diageneis: A Study in Kinetics
6. Organic Matter and Biomarkers: A Different Perspective
7. Chemical Weathering: Dissolution and Redox Processes
8. The Oceans and Atmosphere as a Geochemical System
9. Temperature and Pressure Changes: Themodynamics Again
10. Picturing Equilibria: Phase Diagrams
11. Kinetics and Crystallization
12. The Solid Earth as a Geochemical System
13. Using Stable Isotopes
14. Using Radioactive Isotopes
15. Stretching Our Horizons: Cosmochemistry
Appendix A: Mathematical Methods
Appendix B: Finding and Evaluating Geochemical Data
Appendix C: Numerical Values of Geochemical Interest

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I would happily recommend this book as a wide-ranging introduction to the subject.