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Introduction To Organic Geochemistry
Introduction To Organic Geochemistry
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Author : Stephen Killops Vanessa Killops
Publisher : Oxford University Press
ISBN# : 9781405136921
Price :INR 695
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Book Description

An Introduction to Organic Geochemistry explores the fate of organic matter of all types, biogenic and man-made, in the Earth System.

The global carbon cycle and related elemental cycles.
The influence of the evolution of life on the carbon cycle.
Production and chemical composition of biogenic matter.
Degradation vs. preservation of sedimentary organic matter in various environments.
Biological and thermal alteration in sediment, soil and water column.
Molecular and isotopic stratigraphy.
Greenhouse gases and palaeoclimatic variation.
Mans influence on biogeochemical cycles and global climate change.
Factors affecting the behaviour of pollutants in the environment.


1 Carbon, the Earth and life
2 Chemical composition of biogenic matter
3 Production, preservation and degradation of organic matter
4 Long-term fate of organic matter in the geosphere
5 Chemical stratigraphy
6 The carbon cycle and climate
7 Anthropogenic carbon and the environment

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