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Geochemistry An Introduction

ISBN-10: 0521706939
ISBN-13: 9780521706933
Edition: 2nd 2009
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List price: $117.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 6/25/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 355
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.914
Language: English

Francis Albar�de is Professor of Geochemistry at the Ecole Normale Sup�rieure de Lyon and a member of the Institut Universitaire de France. He has held visiting professorships at universities in the USA, Australia and Japan. He has been President of the European Association of Geochemistry, Chief Editor of Earth and Planetary Science Letters and the Journal of Geophysical Research. He has received numerous awards, including the Norman Bowen Award of the American Geophysical Union, the Arthur Holmes Medal of the European Union of Geosciences, and the Goldschmidt Award of the Geochemical Society. He is also author of Introduction to Geochemical Modelling (Cambridge University Press, 1995).

Foreword to the English edition
Foreword to the French edition
The properties of elements
Mass conservation and elemental fractionation
Fractionation of stable isotopes
Geochronology and radiogenic tracers
Element transport
Geochemical systems
The chemistry of natural waters
Mineral reactions
The solid Earth
The geochemical variability of magmas
The Earth in the Solar System
The element barn
Composition of the major geological units
The mixing equation for ratios
A refresher on thermodynamics
The geological time scale
An overview of analytical methods
Physical and geophysical constants
Some equations relative to residence time

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