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Road from Geochemistry to Geochemometrics

Authors: Verma, Surendra Pal

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  • Provides a solid tutorial, without the need for an in-depth grasp of geochemistry  
  • Includes a wealth of illustrations, computer programs, and examples/exercises
  • Helps students acquaint themselves with the field and use appropriate tools for analysis
  • Written by a leading expert on geochemistry 
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This book highlights major problems in the statistical analysis of compositions that have been known for over a century, as well as the corresponding solutions that have been put forward by specialists over the past 30 years. The basic assumptions of normality or multi-normality are pointed out and methods to test and achieve them are also covered. The conventional major and trace element geochemistry and modeling equations are discussed, and are followed by a more sophisticated multidimensional approach to data handling.

The book’s main focus is on the use of statistical techniques to facilitate data interpretation. It also highlights the classification (or nomenclature) and tectonic discrimination aspects for both igneous and sedimentary rocks. The book concludes by discussing computer programs that are helping pave the way from geochemistry to geochemometrics. Written by a leading expert in the area of geochemistry, it offers a valuable guide for students and professionals in the area.

About the authors

Dr. S. P. Verma is a Geochemist dedicated to the study of Mexican volcanoes and geothermal fields, as well as to research in Analytical Geochemistry and Geochemometrics. He has published more than 250 peer-reviewed articles in international journals, book chapters, and peer-reviewed conference proceedings.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

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eBook $119.00
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Hardcover $159.99
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  • ISBN 978-981-13-9277-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Road from Geochemistry to Geochemometrics
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-9278-8
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-9278-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-9277-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 669
Number of Illustrations
7 b/w illustrations, 64 illustrations in colour
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