Earth science and meteoritics; dedicated to F.G. Houtermans on his sixtieth birthday.

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Author / Creator:Geiss, Johannes. ed.
Imprint:Amsterdam, North-Holland Pub. Co., 1963.
Description:xvi, 312 p. illus., port., diagrs., tables. 23 cm.
Subject:Houtermans, F. G. -- (Friedrich Georg), -- 1903-
Houtermans, F. G. -- (Friedrich Georg), -- 1903-
Isotope geology
Isotope geology.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Goldberg, Edward D. joint ed.
Notes:Includes bibliographies.
Table of Contents:
  • My early memories of Fritz Houtermans, by G. Gamow
  • Early history of the earth, by W.M. Elsasser
  • Radioactive heat production in eclogite and some ultramafic rocks, by G.R. Tilton and G.W. Reed
  • Some recent researches on lead isotope abundances, by R.D. Russell
  • The concentration of common lead in sea water, by M. Tatsumoto and C.C. Patterson
  • Rates of sediment accumulation in the Indian Ocean, by E.D. Goldberg and M. Koide
  • The natural distribution of radiocarbon: mixing rates in the sea and residence times of carbon and water, by H. Craig
  • On the investigations of geophysical processes using cosmic ray produced radioactivity, by D. Lal
  • Neutrons in meteorites, by P. Eberhardt, J. Geiss and H. Lutz
  • The tritium content of atmospheric hydrogen and atmospheric methane, by F. Begemann
  • Tritium in rainwater, by H.v. Buttlar
  • Cosmic ray produced Na²² and Al²⁶ activities in chondrites, by M.M. Biswas, C. Mayer-Böricke and W. Gentner
  • Isotopic and chemical composition of some terrestrial natural gases, by G.J. Wasserburg, E. Mazor, R.E. Zartman
  • Rare gases in the sun, in the atmosphere, and in meteorites, by P. Signer and H.E. Suess
  • The half-life of ¹⁸⁷Re, by B. Hirt [and others]--Reversible and irreversible thermal effects on the thermoluminescence of limestone, by E.J. Zeller and L.B. Ronca.