ISBN 9781405136921,Introduction To Organic Geochemistry

Introduction To Organic Geochemistry

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Wiley India Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2005

ISBN 9781405136921

ISBN-10 1405136928

Paper Back

Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 408 Pages
Language (English)


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.
Man's influence on biogeochemical cycles and global climate change.
Factors affecting the behaviour of pollutants in the environment.

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