GEOLOGY

Edited by : Benedetto De Vivo,

Dipartimento di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Universita di Napoli "Federico II", Italy

Bernhard Grasemann,

Institut fuer Geologie, University of Vienna, Austria

Kurt Stüwe,

Institut für Geologie und Paläontologie, Universitaet Graz, Austria

Geology

Kurt Stüwe,

Karl Franzens, University of Graz, Graz, Austria

Celal Sengör, Istanbul Teknik Universitesi, Istanbul, Turkey

Bernhard Grasemann, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Benedetto De Vivo,University of Napoli "Federico II", Napoli, Italy

1. The Organized Earth

Christopher R.J. Kilburn, Department of Geological Sciences, University College London, UK

The Composition of the Earth: Rocks and Minerals

Ruth Siddall, Department of Geological Sciences, University College of London, UK

Using the Earth to Measure Time

J. Eric Robinson, Department of Geological Sciences, University College London, UK

The Earth as a Planet

Antony W. Brian, Department of Geological Sciences, University College of London, UK

The Evolution of Landscape

Berthold Bauer, Institut fur Geographie und Regionalforschung, University of Vienna, Austria

Christopher R.J. Kilburn, Department of Geological Sciences, University College London, UK

The Hazardous Earth

William J. McGuire, Benfield Greig Hazard Research Centre, Department of Geological Sciences, University College London, UK

2. Tectonics and Geodynamics

Bernhard Grasemann, Institut fuer Geologie, University of Vienna, Austria

Kurt Stüwe, Institut für Geologie und Paläontologie, Universitaet Graz, Austria

Geodynamics: Recent Advances in Quantitative Modelling of Compressional Orogens

Jean Braun, Research School of Earth Sciences, The Australian National University, Australia

Plate Tectonics

Martin Meschede, Institut f Geologische Wissenschaften, Universität Greifswald, Germany

Rheology of Rocks in Natural Tectonic Processes

Brian Evans, Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Geochronology

Igor Maria Villa, Institute for Geology, University of Bern, Switzerland

Structural Geology

Neil Sydney Mancktelow, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Neotectonics

Manfred R. Strecker, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Universität Potsdam, Germany

George E. Hilley, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Universität Potsdam, Germany

Peter M. Blisniuk, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Universität Potsdam, Germany

Claus D. Reuther, Geologisch-Paläontologisches Institut, Universität Hamburg, Germany

3. Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology

Angelo Peccerillo, Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, University of Perugia, Italy

Igneous Petrology

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Occurrence, Texture and Classification of Igneous Rocks

Gezahegn Yirgu, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

Melting within the Mantle

Keith Bell, Ottawa-Carleton Geoscience Centre, Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University, Canada

Process of Magma Evolution and Magmatic Suites

Gerhard Woerner, Abt. Geochemie, GZG, University Goettingen, Germany

Role of Fluids in Igneous Petrogenesis

Maria Luce Frezzotti, Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Universita di Siena, Italy

Metamorphic Petrogenesis

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Origin, Texture and Classification of Metamorphic Rocks

Teklewold Ayalew, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

Pressure, Temperature, Fluid Pressure Conditions of Metamorphism

Marco Scambelluri, Dipartimento per lo Studio del Territorio e delle sue Risorse, Università di Genova, Italy

Ultrametamorphism and Crustal Anatexis

Bernard Bonin, CNRS-UMR 8616 "Orsayterre", Département des Sciences de la Terre, Batiment 504, Université de Paris-Sud, France

Geochemistry and Petrogenesis

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Behaviour of Trace Elements During Magma Genesis and Evolution

Fernando Bea, Department of Mineralogy and Petrology, University of Granada, Spain

Applications of Isotopes to Igneous Petrogeniss

Elisabeth Widom, Department of Geology, Miami University, USA

Mantle Dynamics and Plate Kinematics

Carlo Doglioni, Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Università La Sapienza, Italy

Roberto Sabadini, Dipartimento Scienze della Terra, Universita Studi di Milano, Italy

4. Sedimentary Geology and Paleontology

Mariano Parente, Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Università Federico II, Italy

Sedimentation and Sedimentary Rocks

Alessandro Iannace, Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Università Federico II, Italy

Stratigraphy and Relative Chronology

Augustin Martín-Algarra, Departamento de Estratigrafía y Paleontología, Universidad de Granada, Spain

Global Sedimentary Geology

André Strasser, Institute of Geology, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Evolutionary Paleontology

Johannes S. Pignatti, Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra and CSQUEA-CNR, Università di Roma La Sapienza, Italy

5. Introduction to the Mineralogical Sciences

Peter Tropper, Institute of Mineralogy and Petrography, Innsbruck University, Austria

The Structure of Minerals

Herta Effenberger, University of Vienna, Austria

Modern XRD Methods in Mineralogy

Robert E. Dinnebier, Max-Planck- Institute for Solid State Research, Germany

Karen Friese, Max-Planck- Institute for Solid State Research, Germany

Analytical Techniques for Elemental Analysis of Minerals

Richard Tessadri, Institute of Mineralogy and Petrography, University of Innsbruck, Austria

Thermodynamics of Minerals and Mineral Reactions

Eric J. Essene, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Michigan, USA

Experimental Mineralogy and Mineral Physics

Ronald Miletich, Laboratory for Crystallography, ETH Zürich, Switzerland

Ore Mineralogy

Oskar A. Thalhammer, Institute of Geological Sciences, Department of Mineralogy and Petrology, University of Leoben, Austria

Aberra Mogessie, Institute of Mineralogy and Petrology, University of Graz, Austria

Applied Mineralogy and the Industrial Use of Minerals

Klaus G. Nickel, Institute for Geosciences, Mineralogy, University of Tubingen, Germany

6. Characteristics of Mineral Deposits

Maria Boni, Dipartimento di Geofisica & Vulcanologia, University of Napoli Ferderici II, Italy

Economic Minerals: A Review of their Characteristics and Occurrence

Pierfranco Lattanzi, Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Università di Cagliari, Italy

Types of Metallic Ore Mineral Resources(subdivided into shorter sections: Base Metals, Gold, Nickel-Chrome-PGE, Other Metals)

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Iron and Manganese Ore Deposits: Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Economic Geology

J. Gutzmer, Department of Geology, Rand Afrikaans University, South Africa

N.J. Beukes, Department of Geology, Rand Afrikaans University, South Africa

Chromite-Platinum Group Elements Magmatic Deposits

Georgio Garuti, Universita' di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Italy

Geology of Base Metal Deposits

Donald F. Sangster, Geological Consultant, Canada

Gold Deposits

Richard J. Herrington, Department of Mineralogy, The Natural History Museum, UK

Chris J. Stanley, Department of Mineralogy, The Natural History Museum, UK

Types of Non-Metallic Ore Mineral Resources

Tim Colman, British Geological Survey, UK

Diamonds, Kimberlites and Lamproites

Paolo Nimis, Dipartimento di Mineralogia e Petrologia, Università di Padova, Italy

Mineral Resources: Nature's Most Versatile Life Support System

Christopher John Morrissey, Independent Economic Geologist, UK

7. Regional Geology

A. M. Celal Şengör, Department of Geology, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

Geology of Europe

Franz Neubauer, Institute of Geology and Paleontology, University of Salzburg, Austria

The Geological Evolution of Africa

Paul H.G.M. Dirks, School of Geosciences, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Tom G. Blenkinsop, Department of Geology, University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe

Hielke A. Jelsma, CIGCES, Geological Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Geology of Asia

A. M. Celal Şengör, Department of Geology, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

Boris A. Natal'in, Department of Geology, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

The Geology of Australia

Geoffrey L. Clarke, Division of Geology and Geophysics, School of Geosciences, University of Sydney, Australia

The Geology of North America

Virginia B. Sisson, Department of Earth Science, Rice University, USA

The Geology of South America

Almut Engler, Institut für Mineralogie und Petrologie, Karl Franzens University of Graz, Austria

The Geology of Antarctica

Simon Leigh Harley, School of Earth, Environmental and Geographical Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, UK

8. Coal, Oil, and Gas for the Twenty-First Century

Robert C. Milici, United States Geological Survey, USA

Petroleum (Oil and Gas) Geology and Resources

Ronald R. Charpentier, United States Geological Survey, USA

Thomas S. Ahlbrandt, United States Geological Survey, USA

Coal Geology and Resources

Peter D. Warwick, United States Geological Survey, USA

Coal Exploration and Mining Geology

Colin Ward, University of New South Wales, Australia

Methods of Exploration and Production of Petroleum Resources

Ione L. Taylor, United States Geological Survey, USA

9. Introduction: Environmental and Engineering Geology

Fred G. Bell, British Geological Survey, UK

Environmental Geology and Planning

Fred G. Bell, British Geological Survey, UK

Natural Hazards and the Environment

Fred G. Bell, British Geological Survey, UK

Soils and the Environment

Fred G. Bell, British Geological Survey, UK

Water Resources and the Environment

Fred G. Bell, British Geological Survey, UK

Mining and the Environment

Fred G. Bell, British Geological Survey, UK

Waste and the Environment

Fred G. Bell, British Geological Survey, UK

Land Evaluation and Site Assessment

Fred G. Bell, British Geological Survey, UK

Geology and Constructions

Fred G. Bell, British Geological Survey, UK

Ground Water: Planning and Protection

Alfonso Corniello, Department of Geotechnical Engineering, University "Federico II" of Naples, Italy

Roberto De Riso, Department of Geotechnical Engineering, University "Federico II" of Naples, Italy

Daniela Ducci, Department of Geotechnical Engineering, University "Federico II" of Naples, Italy