Geologic Time Scale 2020

Geologic Time Scale 2020
Author: Felix M. Gradstein,James G. Ogg,Mark D. Schmitz,Gabi M. Ogg
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 1300
Release: 2020
ISBN 10: 0128243619
ISBN 13: 9780128243619
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Geologic Time Scale 2020 Book Review:

Geologic Time Scale 2020 (2 volume set) contains contributions from 80+ leading scientists who present syntheses in an easy-to-understand format that includes numerous color charts, maps and photographs. In addition to detailed overviews of chronostratigraphy, evolution, geochemistry, sequence stratigraphy and planetary geology, the GTS2020 volumes have separate chapters on each geologic period with compilations of the history of divisions, the current GSSPs (global boundary stratotypes), detailed bio-geochem-sequence correlation charts, and derivation of the age models. The authors are on the forefront of chronostratigraphic research and initiatives surrounding the creation of an international geologic time scale. The included charts display the most up-to-date, international standard as ratified by the International Commission on Stratigraphy and the International Union of Geological Sciences. As the framework for deciphering the history of our planet Earth, this book is essential for practicing Earth Scientists and academics. • Completely updated geologic time scale • Provides the most detailed integrated geologic time scale available that compiles and synthesize information in one reference • Gives insights on the construction, strengths and limitations of the geological time scale that greatly enhances its function and its utility

Geologic Time Scale 2020

Geologic Time Scale 2020
Author: F. M. Gradstein,James G. Ogg,Mark Schmitz
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 1300
Release: 2020-06
ISBN 10: 9780128220429
ISBN 13: 0128220422
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Geologic Time Scale 2020 Book Review:

Geologic Time Scale 2020 contains contributions from leading scientists, with information presented in an easy-to-understand way including numerous color charts, maps, and photographs. Including recent information from such projects as GTSNext, Earth Time Europe, and Chronos, this updated edition explains in detail how and why the time scale is being updated and offers expanded coverage of paleontology and stratigraphy with an all-new atlas of index taxa at the end of each time period. The authors of Geologic Time Scale 2020 have been at the forefront of chronostratigraphic research and initiatives to create an international geologic time scale for many years, and the charts in this book present the most up-to-date, international standard as ratified by the International Commission on Stratigraphy and the International Union of Geological Sciences. As the framework for deciphering the history of our planet Earth, this book is essential for practicing Earth Scientists and academics.

Geologic Time Scale 2020

Geologic Time Scale 2020
Author: Felix M. Gradstein,James G. Ogg,Mark B. Schmitz,Gabi M. Ogg
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 1300
Release: 2020-08-01
ISBN 10: 0128226633
ISBN 13: 9780128226636
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Geologic Time Scale 2020 Book Review:

Geologic Time Scale 2020 contains contributions from leading scientists, with information presented in an easy-to-understand way including numerous color charts, maps, and photographs. Including recent information from such projects as GTSNext, Earth Time Europe, and Chronos, this updated edition explains in detail how and why the time scale is being updated and offers expanded coverage of paleontology and stratigraphy. Twelve mini chapters in Geologic Time Scale 2020 address Evolution and Biostratigraphy in key (micro-) fossil groups. These chapters assist readers of the Geological Period chapters to better understand and appreciate the role played by paleontology in describing and understanding life on Earth in Deep Time. The authors of Geologic Time Scale 2020 have been at the forefront of chronostratigraphic research and initiatives to create an international geologic time scale for many years, and the charts in this book present the most up-to-date, international chronostratigraphic standard as ratified by the International Commission on Stratigraphy and the International Union of Geological Sciences. As the framework for deciphering the history of our planet Earth, this book is essential for practicing Earth Scientists and academics. The most detailed international geologic time scale available that contextualizes information in one reference Gives insights in the construction, strengths, and limitations of the geological time scale that greatly enhances its function and its utility Aids understanding by combining mathematical and statistical methods to create scaled composites of the global succession of events Meets the needs of a range of users at various points in the workflow (researchers extracting linear time from rock records, students recognizing the geologic stage by their content) Completely updated time scale including research from projects such as GTSNext, Earth Time Europe, and Chronos Addresses Evolution and Biostratigraphy in key (micro-) fossil groups with atlas style range charts which provide detailed explanation of the index fossils and key zonations building the stratigraphic framework of the Geological Periods

A Concise Geologic Time Scale

A Concise Geologic Time Scale
Author: J G Ogg,Gabi Ogg,F M Gradstein
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2016-05-13
ISBN 10: 044459468X
ISBN 13: 9780444594686
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Concise Geologic Time Scale Book Review:

A Concise Geologic Time Scale: 2016 presents a summary of Earth's history over the past 4.5 billion years, as well as a brief overview of contemporaneous events on the Moon, Mars, and Venus. The authors have been at the forefront of chronostratigraphic research and initiatives to create an international geologic time scale for many years, and the charts in this book present the most up-to-date international standard, as ratified by the International Commission on Stratigraphy and the International Union of Geological Sciences. This book is an essential reference for all geoscientists, including researchers, students, and petroleum and mining professionals. The presentation is non-technical and illustrated with numerous colour charts, maps and photographs. The book also includes a detachable laminated card of the complete time scale for use as a handy reference in the office, laboratory, or field. Presents a summary of Earth's history over the past 4.5 billion years Includes a brief overview of contemporaneous events on the Moon, Mars, and Venus Includes full-color figures including charts, stratigraphic profiles, and photographs to enhance understanding of each geologic period Correlates regional geologic stages to the standard definitions approved by the International Commission on Stratigraphy Offers an explanation of the methods used to create the time scale

The Geologic Time Scale 2012 2 Volume Set

The Geologic Time Scale 2012 2 Volume Set
Author: F. M. Gradstein,Gabi Ogg,Mark Schmitz
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 1176
Release: 2012-07-31
ISBN 10: 0444594256
ISBN 13: 9780444594259
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Geologic Time Scale 2012 2 Volume Set Book Review:

The Geologic Time Scale 2012, winner of a 2012 PROSE Award Honorable Mention for Best Multi-volume Reference in Science from the Association of American Publishers, is the framework for deciphering the history of our planet Earth. The authors have been at the forefront of chronostratigraphic research and initiatives to create an international geologic time scale for many years, and the charts in this book present the most up-to-date, international standard, as ratified by the International Commission on Stratigraphy and the International Union of Geological Sciences. This 2012 geologic time scale is an enhanced, improved and expanded version of the GTS2004, including chapters on planetary scales, the Cryogenian-Ediacaran periods/systems, a prehistory scale of human development, a survey of sequence stratigraphy, and an extensive compilation of stable-isotope chemostratigraphy. This book is an essential reference for all geoscientists, including researchers, students, and petroleum and mining professionals. The presentation is non-technical and illustrated with numerous colour charts, maps and photographs. The book also includes a detachable wall chart of the complete time scale for use as a handy reference in the office, laboratory or field. The most detailed international geologic time scale available that contextualizes information in one single reference for quick desktop access. Gives insights in the construction, strengths, and limitations of the geological time scale that greatly enhances its function and its utility. Aids understanding by combining with the mathematical and statistical methods to scaled composites of global succession of events. Meets the needs of a range of users at various points in the workflow (researchers extracting linear time from rock records, students recognizing the geologic stage by their content).

Timefulness

Timefulness
Author: Marcia Bjornerud
Publsiher: Princeton University Press
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2020-02-11
ISBN 10: 069120263X
ISBN 13: 9780691202631
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Timefulness Book Review:

Why an awareness of Earth's temporal rhythms is critical to our planetary survival Few of us have any conception of the enormous timescales of our planet's long history, and this narrow perspective underlies many of the environmental problems we are creating. The lifespan of Earth can seem unfathomable compared to the brevity of human existence, but this view of time denies our deep roots in Earth's history—and the magnitude of our effects on the planet. Timefulness reveals how knowing the rhythms of Earth's deep past and conceiving of time as a geologist does can give us the perspective we need for a more sustainable future. Featuring illustrations by Haley Hagerman, this compelling book offers a new way of thinking about our place in time, showing how our everyday lives are shaped by processes that vastly predate us, and how our actions today will in turn have consequences that will outlast us by generations.

The Anthropocene as a Geological Time Unit

The Anthropocene as a Geological Time Unit
Author: Jan Zalasiewicz,Colin N. Waters,Mark Williams,Colin P. Summerhayes
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 382
Release: 2019-03-07
ISBN 10: 110847523X
ISBN 13: 9781108475235
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Anthropocene as a Geological Time Unit Book Review:

Reviews the evidence underpinning the Anthropocene as a geological epoch written by the Anthropocene Working Group investigating it. The book discusses ongoing changes to the Earth system within the context of deep geological time, allowing a comparison between the global transition taking place today with major transitions in Earth history.

Encyclopedia of Geochemistry

Encyclopedia of Geochemistry
Author: C.P. Marshall,Rhodes W. Fairbridge
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 714
Release: 1999-07-31
ISBN 10: 0412755009
ISBN 13: 9780412755002
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Encyclopedia of Geochemistry Book Review:

This is a complete and authoritative reference text on an evolving field. Over 200 international scientists have written over 340 separate topics on different aspects of geochemistry including organics, trace elements, isotopes, high and low temperature geochemistry, and ore deposits, to name just a few.

The Book of Unconformities

The Book of Unconformities
Author: Hugh Raffles
Publsiher: Pantheon
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2020-08-25
ISBN 10: 0804198012
ISBN 13: 9780804198011
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Book of Unconformities Book Review:

From the author of the acclaimed Insectopedia, a powerful exploration of loss, endurance, and the absences that permeate the present When Hugh Raffles’s two sisters died suddenly within a few weeks of each other, he reached for rocks, stones, and other seemingly solid objects as anchors in a world unmoored, as ways to make sense of these events through stories far larger than his own. A moving, profound, and affirming meditation, The Book of Unconformities is grounded in stories of stones: Neolithic stone circles, Icelandic lava, mica from a Nazi concentration camp, petrified whale blubber in Svalbard, the marble prized by Manhattan’s Lenape, and a huge Greenlandic meteorite that arrived with six Inuit adventurers in the exuberant but fractious New York City of 1897. As Raffles follows these fundamental objects, unearthing the events they’ve engendered, he finds them losing their solidity and becoming as capricious, indifferent, and willful as time itself.

El Ni o Southern Oscillation in a Changing Climate

El Ni  o Southern Oscillation in a Changing Climate
Author: Michael J. McPhaden,Agus Santoso,Wenju Cai
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2020-11-24
ISBN 10: 1119548128
ISBN 13: 9781119548126
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

El Ni o Southern Oscillation in a Changing Climate Book Review:

Comprehensive and up-to-date information on Earth’s most dominant year-to-year climate variation The El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) in the Pacific Ocean has major worldwide social and economic consequences through its global scale effects on atmospheric and oceanic circulation, marine and terrestrial ecosystems, and other natural systems. Ongoing climate change is projected to significantly alter ENSO’s dynamics and impacts. El Niño Southern Oscillation in a Changing Climate presents the latest theories, models, and observations, and explores the challenges of forecasting ENSO as the climate continues to change. Volume highlights include: Historical background on ENSO and its societal consequences Review of key El Niño (ENSO warm phase) and La Niña (ENSO cold phase) characteristics Mathematical description of the underlying physical processes that generate ENSO variations Conceptual framework for understanding ENSO changes on decadal and longer time scales, including the response to greenhouse gas forcing ENSO impacts on extreme ocean, weather, and climate events, including tropical cyclones, and how ENSO affects fisheries and the global carbon cycle Advances in modeling, paleo-reconstructions, and operational climate forecasting Future projections of ENSO and its impacts Factors influencing ENSO events, such as inter-basin climate interactions and volcanic eruptions The American Geophysical Union promotes discovery in Earth and space science for the benefit of humanity. Its publications disseminate scientific knowledge and provide resources for researchers, students, and professionals.

Biogeochemical Cycles

Biogeochemical Cycles
Author: Katerina Dontsova,Zsuzsanna Balogh-Brunstad,Gaël Le Roux
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2020-04-14
ISBN 10: 1119413303
ISBN 13: 9781119413301
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biogeochemical Cycles Book Review:

Biogeochemical Cycles: Ecological Drivers and Environmental Impact is a collection of the latest information on the techniques and methods currently used in this field, focusing on biological and/or ecological effects of biogeochemical elemental cycles including carbon, nitrogen, major and trace elements, chemical weathering on multiple scales of nanometers to watersheds, and advances in technology of studying these processes. Volume highlights include: - Remote sensing and modeling techniques used to quantify changes in the ecosystem/s productivity, and microscopic techniques to estimate the extent of weathering - Novel isotopic techniques to assess changes in trace elemental cycles as influenced by the changing climate, and plant-mediated effect of climate change on major elemental cycles - Impact of climate change and other anthropogenic influences in agricultural and extreme (frontier) environments Biogeochemical Cycles: Ecological Drivers and Environmental Impact is a valuable resource for students, researchers and professionals in the field of biogeosciences, hydrology, ecology, earth and planetary surface processes, volcanology, petrology, geochemistry, mineralogy, soil science, agricultural science, climate change and environmental science.

The New Zealand Geological Timescale

The New Zealand Geological Timescale
Author: F. P. Agterberg
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 284
Release: 2004
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015064868725
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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A Geologic Time Scale 2004

A Geologic Time Scale 2004
Author: Felix M. Gradstein,James G. Ogg,Alan G. Smith
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 589
Release: 2004
ISBN 10: 9780521786737
ISBN 13: 0521786738
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Geologic Time Scale 2004 Book Review:

A new detailed international geologic time scale, including methodology and a wallchart.

Introducing Stratigraphy

Introducing Stratigraphy
Author: Paul Lyle
Publsiher: Dunedin Academic Press Ltd
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2019-06-03
ISBN 10: 1780465599
ISBN 13: 9781780465593
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Introducing Stratigraphy Book Review:

Stratigraphy is the branch of geology which studies rock layers (strata) and layering (stratification). Stratigraphy deals primarily with sedimentary rocks but also embraces layered igneous rocks where layers result from successive lava flows. A common goal of stratigraphic studies is the interpretation of sequences of rock strata, thus understanding the time relationships involved, and correlating units of the sequence with rock strata elsewhere. Nicholas Steno described four principles of stratigraphy in the seventeenth century, including the law of superposition which states that states that, in undeformed stratigraphic sequences, the oldest strata will be at the bottom of the sequence. These ideas still underpin modern stratigraphy which is governed by The International Commission on Stratigraphy. Its primary objective is to precisely define global units (systems, series, and stages) of the International Chronostratigraphic Chart that, in turn, are the basis for the units (periods, epochs, and age) of the International Geologic Time Scale. Stratigraphy has application in many scientific fields, including archaeology, palaeontology and in the search for natural resources. This succinct and accessible introduction to stratigraphy will prove helpful to students and amateur geologists alike.

Seismoelectric Exploration

Seismoelectric Exploration
Author: Niels Grobbe,André Revil,Zhenya Zhu,Evert Slob
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 496
Release: 2020-10-14
ISBN 10: 1119127394
ISBN 13: 9781119127390
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Seismoelectric Exploration Book Review:

Seismoelectric coupling and its current and potential future applications The seismoelectric method—the naturally-occurring coupling of seismic waves to electromagnetic fields—can provide insight into important properties of porous media. With a variety of potential environmental and engineering uses, as well as larger scale applications such as earthquake detection and oil and gas exploration, it offers a number of advantages over conventional geophysical methods. Seismoelectric Exploration: Theory, Experiments, and Applications explores the coupling between poroelastic and electromagnetic disturbances, discussing laboratory experiments, numerical modeling techniques, recent theoretical developments, and field studies. Volume highlights include: Physics of the seismoelectric effect at the microscale Governing equations describing coupled seismo-electromagnetic fields Examples of successful seismoelectric field experiments in different geological settings Current and potential applications of seismoelectric coupling Noise removal techniques for seismoelectric field measurements The American Geophysical Union promotes discovery in Earth and space science for the benefit of humanity. Its publications disseminate scientific knowledge and provide resources for researchers, students, and professionals.

Marine Geo Hazards in China

Marine Geo Hazards in China
Author: Yin-can YE
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 794
Release: 2017-06-22
ISBN 10: 0128128127
ISBN 13: 9780128128121
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Marine Geo Hazards in China Book Review:

Marine Geo-Hazards in China, the first book to focus specifically on potential marine geological hazards in China, includes 19 chapters with varying focus on key issues surrounding the topic. Early chapters discuss the historical background, research progress, and geological environments in China's sea area. Next, multiple chapters present special topics on geological hazards in China's sea area, including its disaster pregnant environment, mechanisms of disaster change, the development regularity and disaster formation process, and existing or potential dangers and countermeasures. Final chapters present the latest information on the distribution, development, assessment, and risk analysis of marine geological hazards. This book is an important source of information for government and local policymakers, environmental and marine scientists, and engineers. Discusses the background, current research, and systematically reviews the history, major advances in the studies in the field, and demonstrates the development prospect of this subject. Contains and summarizes the author’s longstanding achievements in the field, as well as includes a wide range of researches conducted both locally and overseas. Systematically summarizes the basic characteristics of the distribution and development of the main types of geological hazards in China seas. Puts forward the scheme of marine geological disaster regionalization of China, and is significant for researches in other countries or regions.

Climate Model Application in Paleoenvironmental Analysis

Climate Model Application in Paleoenvironmental Analysis
Author: Eric J. Barron,George Thomas Moore
Publsiher: Sepm Society for Sedimentary
Total Pages: 339
Release: 1994
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015037495176
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Climate Model Application in Paleoenvironmental Analysis Book Review:

Focuses on the application of numerical models to the study of pre-Pleistocen environments, emphasizing the integration of observation and models. Introdu the climate system, climate models, and factors governing climate on geologi time scales, and describes the application of climate models to inve

Crust of the earth

Crust of the earth
Author: Arie Poldervaart
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 762
Release: 1963
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: OCLC:1124034414
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

Encyclopedia of Environmental Science
Author: D.E. Alexander,Rhodes W. Fairbridge
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 786
Release: 1999-03-31
ISBN 10: 0412740508
ISBN 13: 9780412740503
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Encyclopedia of Environmental Science Book Review:

A strongly interdisciplinary and wide-ranging survey of the environment of life on Earth: the most authoritative and comprehensive source on environmental science to be collected together in a single volume. Unique in presenting both a basic overview and detailed information on environmental topics. Entries are arranged in an encyclopedic A-Z format and contain extensive cross-references to related entries, as well as references to primary and secondary literature. Over 370 separate entries prepared by 228 leading experts from 25 countries. Incorporates 25 substantial in-depth treatments of key areas and also includes biographies of leading scientists and environmentalists. Contains a comprehensive subject index and a citation index of all referenced authors. The Encyclopedia of Environmental Science is a multidisciplinary reference work, which crosses many fields of interest and includes a wide variety of scholarly and authoritative articles on mankind's environment. It provides information on the atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere and geosphere and is careful to focus on the connections between these realms and the Earth as a whole. Taken as a whole, the Encyclopedia surveys basic environmental science and applied areas of study, and is drawn from the physical sciences, life sciences and social sciences. The 228 authors from 25 different countries, many of whom are the leading authorities in their field, include biologists, ecologists, geographers, geologists, political scientists, soil scientists, hydrologists, climatologists, and representatives of many other disciplines and academic specialties. The work, which is amply referenced and cross-referenced, consists of substantial essays on major topics, medium-sized entries and short definitional entries. The shorter entries include useful biographies of leading scientists and environmentalists. The Encyclopedia will be invaluable to all readers interested in the environment of life on Earth, its past, present and future, and its physical and social dimensions. The text provides a source of well-classified basic information as well as covering the leading theories and important debates in the environmental sciences. In addition, the book also includes assessments of the future prospects for the Earth's environment in the face of pollution, population increases and the accelerating transformation of land, air, water and vegetational systems. The Encyclopedia is unique in presenting both a basic overview and detailed information on environmental topics and is suitable for the general scientific reader and the specialized environmental scientist in academic institutions, research laboratories or private practice.

Carbon in Earth s Interior

Carbon in Earth s Interior
Author: Craig E. Manning,Jung-Fu Lin,Wendy L. Mao
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2020-04-03
ISBN 10: 1119508231
ISBN 13: 9781119508236
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Carbon in Earth s Interior Book Review:

Carbon in Earth's fluid envelopes - the atmosphere, biosphere, and hydrosphere, plays a fundamental role in our planet's climate system and a central role in biology, the environment, and the economy of earth system. The source and original quantity of carbon in our planet is uncertain, as are the identities and relative importance of early chemical processes associated with planetary differentiation. Numerous lines of evidence point to the early and continuing exchange of substantial carbon between Earth's surface and its interior, including diamonds, carbon-rich mantle-derived magmas, carbonate rocks in subduction zones and springs carrying deeply sourced carbon-bearing gases. Thus, there is little doubt that a substantial amount of carbon resides in our planet's interior. Yet, while we know it must be present, carbon's forms, transformations and movements at conditions relevant to the interiors of Earth and other planets remain uncertain and untapped. Volume highlights include: - Reviews key, general topics, such as carbonate minerals, the deep carbon cycle, and carbon in magmas or fluids - Describes new results at the frontiers of the field with presenting results on carbon in minerals, melts, and fluids at extreme conditions of planetary interiors - Brings together emerging insights into carbon's forms, transformations and movements through study of the dynamics, structure, stability and reactivity of carbon-based natural materials - Reviews emerging new insights into the properties of allied substances that carry carbon, into the rates of chemical and physical transformations, and into the complex interactions between moving fluids, magmas, and rocks to the interiors of Earth and other planets - Spans the various chemical redox states of carbon, from reduced hydrocarbons to zero-valent diamond and graphite to oxidized CO2 and carbonates - Captures and synthesizes the exciting results of recent, focused efforts in an emerging scientific discipline - Reports advances over the last decade that have led to a major leap forward in our understanding of carbon science - Compiles the range of methods that can be tapped tap from the deep carbon community, which includes experimentalists, first principles theorists, thermodynamic modelers and geodynamicists - Represents a reference point for future deep carbon science research Carbon in Planetary Interiors will be a valuable resource for researchers and students who study the Earth's interior. The topics of this volume are interdisciplinary, and therefore will be useful to professionals from a wide variety of fields in the Earth Sciences, such as mineral physics, petrology, geochemistry, experimentalists, first principles theorists, thermodynamics, material science, chemistry, geophysics and geodynamics.