February 15, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 300 Pages - 8 Color & 30 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138347663 - CAT# K394911
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The book is a precise and comprehensive guide for the students and practitioners of organic and stable isotope geochemistry, and an interdisciplinary reference book for academia and Industry. It covers the fundamentals and applications of two important and interdisciplinary branches of earth science-organic geochemistry (the distribution and fate of organic matter) and stable isotope geochemistry (both traditional and non-traditional stable isotopes) used to study the conventional and unconventional energy resources and the ancient and modern earth environments and the changes therein. It includes illustrated and updated case studies on concepts and usage of geochemical proxies.
Energy and Environment: An introduction. Organic Geochemistry-Fundamentals. Stable Isotope Geochemistry-Fundamentals. Nontraditional stable isotopes. Conventional energy resources. Unconventional energy resources. Early earth and ancient environment, Modern environment and climate. Elemental cycles in Energy and Environment. Geological and geochemical processes in energy and environment. Atmospheric organic contaminants and climate. Climatic controls of energy and environment. Organic and Isotope Analytical Geochemistry. Future Prospects.