Willkommen, schön sind Sie da!
Logo Ex Libris

Practical Geochemistry

  • Fester Einband
  • 115 Seiten
(0) Erste Bewertung abgeben
Bewertungen
(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)
Alle Bewertungen ansehen
This book is a marked departure from typical introductory geochemistry books available: It provides a simple, straightforward, app... Weiterlesen
20%
100.00 CHF 80.00
Sie sparen CHF 20.00
Print on Demand - Auslieferung erfolgt in der Regel innert 4 bis 6 Wochen.
Bestellung & Lieferung in eine Filiale möglich

Beschreibung

This book is a marked departure from typical introductory geochemistry books available: It provides a simple, straightforward, applied, and down-to-earth no-nonsense introduction to geochemistry. It is for the undergraduate students who are introduced to the subject for the first time, but also for practicing geologists who do not need the heavy-duty theory, but some clear, simple, and useful practical tips and pointers.

This book, written from the point of view of a practicing geologist, introduces the fundamental and most relevant principles of geochemistry, explaining them whenever possible in plain terms. Crucially, this textbook covers in a single volume! practical and useful topics that other introductory geochemistry books ignore, such as sampling and sample treatment, analytical geochemistry, data treatment and geostatistics, classification and discrimination diagrams, geochemical exploration, and environmental geochemistry. The main strengths of this book are the breadth of useful and practical topics, the straightforward and approachable way in which it is written, the numerous real-world and specific geological examples, and the exercises and review questions (using real-world data and providing on-line answers). It is therefore easily understood by the beginner geochemist or any geologist who desires to use geochemistry in their daily work.



Covers the basic and most relevant principles of geochemistry, explaining them mostly in understandable terms

Provides plenty of real-world and specific geological examples easily understood and integrated by geologists

Focuses on the geochemical behavior of the elements (with a simple and short excursion into isotopes)



Autorentext

Paul Alexandre is an experienced geochemist who trained in France before perfecting his skills in Canada. He has applied geochemistry to areas such as metallogeny and mineral exploration, geochronology, mineralogy, and environmental studies. Paul is a dedicated professor, a supervisor, and a researcher at Brandon University, Canada.



Inhalt

1. The elements.- Nucleosynthesis.- Characteristics.- Isotopes.- Behaviour.- Substitutions.- 2. Analytical techniques.- Whole rock.- Microbeam.- Isotopes.- Data treatment and statistics.- 3. Applications.- Chemical composition of the Earth.- Lithogeochemistry and rock classification.- Geodynamic setting.- Alterations and metamorphism.- Mineral exploration.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Practical Geochemistry
Autor:
EAN: 9783030724528
ISBN: 978-3-030-72452-8
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Springer, Berlin
Genre: Geowissenschaften
Anzahl Seiten: 115
Gewicht: 586g
Größe: H279mm x B279mm x T210mm
Jahr: 2021
Untertitel: Englisch
Auflage: 1st ed. 2021

Weitere Produkte aus der Reihe "Springer Textbooks in Earth Sciences, Geography and Environment"