Advances in Isotope Geochemistry

Handbook of Environmental Isotope Geochemistry

Editors: Baskaran, Mark (Ed.)

  • Presents the systematics of each isotope system together with the full range of applications with pertinent case studies to describe their use  
  • Serves as a  comprehensive reference to field of environmental isotope geochemistry   
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Applications of radioactive and stable isotopes have revolutionized our understanding of the Earth and near-earth surface processes. The utility of the isotopes are ever-increasing and our sole focus is to bring out the applications of these isotopes as tracers and chronometers to a wider audience so that they can be used as powerful tools to solve environmental problems. New developments in this field remain mostly in peer-reviewed journal articles and hence our goal is to synthesize these findings for easy reference for students, faculty, regulators in governmental and non-governmental agencies, and environmental companies. While this volume maintains its rigor in terms of its depth of knowledge and quantitative information, it contains the breadth needed for wide variety problems and applications in the environmental sciences. This volume presents all of the newer and older applications of isotopes pertaining to the environmental problems in one place that is readily accessible to readers. This book not only has the depth and rigor that is needed for academia, but it has the breadth and case studies to illustrate the utility of the isotopes in a wide variety of environments (atmosphere, oceans, lakes, rivers and streams, terrestrial environments, and sub-surface environments) and serves a large audience, from students and researchers, regulators in federal, state and local governments, and environmental companies. 

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“This new ambitious two volume multi-author handbook reflects both the current practice and the necessity for overview in the fast expanding field, and includes both stable and radiogenic isotopes. … a must-have for all earth science departments and for many researchers and scholars around the world. … This handbook allows for a rapid access and entry to some of the more prominent topics and thus, will help to navigate more efficiently through the field.” (Jörg Matschullat, Environmental Earth Sciences, Issue 65, 2012)

Table of contents (40 chapters)

  • “Environmental Isotope Geochemistry”: Past, Present and Future

    Baskaran, Mark

    Pages 3-10

  • An Overview of Isotope Geochemistry in Environmental Studies

    Porcelli, D. (et al.)

    Pages 11-32

  • Humans and Isotopes: Impacts and Tracers of Human Interactions with the Environment

    Turekian, Karl K.

    Pages 33-37

  • Lithium Isotopes as Tracers in Marine and Terrestrial Environments

    Burton, K. W. (et al.)

    Pages 41-59

  • Meteoric 7Be and 10Be as Process Tracers in the Environment

    Kaste, James M. (et al.)

    Pages 61-85

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eBook $219.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Handbook of Environmental Isotope Geochemistry
Editors
  • Mark Baskaran
Series Title
Advances in Isotope Geochemistry
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-10637-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-10637-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-10636-1
Series ISSN
2364-5105
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 951
Topics