Geochemistry

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John Wiley & Sons, 17. jul. 2020 - 960 sider

A Comprehensive Introduction to the “Geochemist Toolbox” – the Basic Principles of Modern Geochemistry

In the new edition of William M. White’s Geochemistry, undergraduate and graduate students will find each of the core principles of geochemistry covered. From defining key principles and methods to examining Earth’s core composition and exploring organic chemistry and fossil fuels, this definitive edition encompasses all the information needed for a solid foundation in the earth sciences for beginners and beyond.

For researchers and applied scientists, this book will act as a useful reference on fundamental theories of geochemistry, applications, and environmental sciences. The new edition includes new chapters on the geochemistry of the Earth’s surface (the “critical zone”), marine geochemistry, and applied geochemistry as it relates to environmental applications and geochemical exploration.

● A review of the fundamentals of geochemical thermodynamics and kinetics, trace element and organic geochemistry

● An introduction to radiogenic and stable isotope geochemistry and applications such as geologic time, ancient climates, and diets of prehistoric people

● Formation of the Earth and composition and origins of the core, the mantle, and the crust

● New chapters that cover soils and streams, the oceans, and geochemistry applied to the environment and mineral exploration

In this foundational look at geochemistry, new learners and professionals will find the answer to the essential principles and techniques of the science behind the Earth and its environs.

 

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Innhold

Chapter 1 Introduction
1
Chapter 2 Energy entropy and fundamental thermodynamic concepts
31
Chapter 3 Solutions and thermodynamics of multicomponent systems
74
Chapter 4 Applications of thermodynamics to the Earth
130
the pace of things
188
Chapter 6 Aquatic chemistry
256
Chapter 7 Trace elements in igneous processes
309
Chapter 8 Radiogenic isotope geochemistry
367
Chapter 11 Geochemistry of the solid Earth
586
Chapter 12 Organic geochemistry the carbon cycle and climate
664
weathering soils and streams
745
Chapter 14 The ocean as a chemical system
788
Chapter 15 Applied geochemistry
849
Appendix I Constants units and conversions
912
Index
915
EULA
940

Chapter 9 Stable isotope geochemistry
432
cosmochemistry
512

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Om forfatteren (2020)

WILLIAM M. WHITE received his B.Sc. in Geology from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Ph.D. in Oceanography from the University of Rhode Island. He is a professor of earth and atmospheric sciences at Cornell University where he teaches geochemistry. He has been elected a fellow at the Geochemical Society/European Association of Geochemistry and the AGU and named as an ISI highly cited researcher.

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