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Isotopes: Principles and Applications

Isotopes: Principles and Applications
Author: Gunter Faure - Teresa M. Mensing
ISBN 13: 9780471384373
ISBN 10: 471384372
Edition: 3
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 2004-10-18
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 928
List Price: $192.95

Designed for use in upper-division isotope geochemistry courses, this edition has been completely reorganized and contains twice the material of previous versions. General topics include basic principles of atomic physics, including nuclear systematics decay modes of radionuclides, radioactive decay and geochronometry, radiogenic isotope geochronometers, including a complete range of methods, the geochemistry of radiogenic isotopes, including igneous rocks, water, and sediment, and the oceans, short-lived radionuclides, and fractionation of stable isotopes. Each chapter includes a summary for review and references. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR