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by Kirtley F. Mather

Author: Kirtley F. Mather
Subcategory: Earth Sciences
Language: English
Publisher: Harvard University Press; First Edition edition (January 1, 1967)
Pages: 456 pages
Category: Math and Science
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Start by marking A Source Book in Geology, 1900-1950 as Want to Read . This book presents source literature for the most important contributions to this remarkable expansion of geological knowledge.

Start by marking A Source Book in Geology, 1900-1950 as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. by Kirtley F. Mather. One of the world's most distinguished geologists provides excerpts from sixty-five articles by sixty-three authors, selected with the advice of more than a score of leading scientists from all parts of the globe.

Similar books and articles. Geology and Biology A Source Book in Geology, 1400–1900. Geology Two Hundred Years of Geology in America. Proceedings of the New Hampshire Bicentennial Conference on the History of Geology. Ed. By Cecil J. Schneer. Mather and Shirley L. Mason. Harvard University Press & Oxford University Press. Pp. Xxii + 702. £6. Gordon L. Davies - 1971 - British Journal for the History of Science 5 (4):407-408. Source Book in Geology, 1900–1950. M. J. S. Rudwick - 1969 - British Journal for the History of Science 4 (3):294-295. Hanover, New Hampshire: University Press of New England, 1979.

by Kirtley F. Published 1967 by Harvard University Press in Cambridge. Sequel to a source book in geology published in 1939, reprinted in 1964. Bibliographical footnotes. Source books in the history of the sciences.

Source Book in Geology 1900-1950. This source book covers the time period 1900 to 1950. It quotes sixty-five important papers. I would class twenty-seven of them as having to do with surface geology (geomorphology and sedimentation) ; nine pertain to geophysics, including dating by radioactivity; eight deal with tectonics and structure; thirteen relate to petrology and mineralogy; and three each to paleon-tology and to mining-petroleum geology. In my own field at least the papers are well chosen.

Source Book in Geology, 1900-1950. Kirtley F. Mather, Ed. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass.

A Scientist Concerned About Society: Kirtley F. Mather (1888-1978) The Geological Society of America, GSA Today, July 1996.

Geologist Kirtley F. Mather, Humanist and Scientist, Dies The Harvard Crimson, Retrieved 13 January 2013. "Red Visitors Cause Rumpus". A Scientist Concerned About Society: Kirtley F.

John Garrett Winter A View of the Soil and Climate of the United States of America. C. F. Volney, C. B. Brown," The Journal of Geology 77, no. 6 (No. 1969): 735-735. Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months. A Scale of Grade and Class Terms for Clastic Sediments. Earthquakes in Brazil.

Part of the Source Books in the History of the Sciences series. 435 pages, notes, indexes, tables. Items related to SOURCE BOOK IN GEOLOGY, 1900-1950. Illustrations with figures in the text. Source book in geology, 1900-1950. Published by Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press,, 1967. From BOOKFELLOWS Fine Books, ABAA (Glendale, CA, . Association Member: ABAA.

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SOURCE BOOK IN ASTRONOMY, 1900-1950 Harlow Shapley, Harvard . 1879-1931 Jean van Heijenoort, Professor of Philosophy, Brandeis University SOURCE BOOK IN GEOLOGY, 1900-1950 Kirtley F. Mather, Professor of Geology, Emeritus, Harvard Univer-sity.

SOURCE BOOK IN ASTRONOMY, 1900-1950 Harlow Shapley, Harvard University A SOURCE BOOK IN GREEK SCIENCE Morris R. Cohen, College of the City of New York and University of Chicago AND I. E. Drabkin, College of the City of New York A SOURCE BOOK IN ANIMAL BIOLOGY Thomas S. Hall, Washington University A SOURCE BOOK IN CHEMISTRY Henry M. Leicester, San Francisco College. Unauthenticated Download Date 8/3/19 5:09 PM.

Since 1900, the science of geology has grown in a spectacular fashion. Not only have field studies been undertaken throughout vast areas of the earth's surface previously unexplored or only superficially surveyed, but recent discoveries in physics, chemistry, and biology have provided geologists with new techniques of observation and experimentation, and radically new concepts and theories have been developed. This book presents source literature for the most important contributions to this remarkable expansion of geological knowledge. One of the world's most distinguished geologists provides excerpts from sixty-five articles by sixty-three authors, selected with the advice of more than a score of leading scientists from all parts of the globe. Among the subjects discussed in this comprehensive volume are the constitution of the earth's interior, the causes of earthquakes, radioactive timekeepers, the interpretation of submarine features and deep-sea cores, the origin and entrapment of petroleum, and crystal structure. Included are articles which led directly to the development of theories of paleomagnetism, metamorphism, cryopedology, and isostasy.

A Source Book in Geology, 1900-1950, makes available several papers previously to be found in the libraries of only a few universities, and eight articles translated into English for the first time, of which four are by leading Soviet geologists.