James Hutton - Present and Future

By: Craig, G. Y. & J. H. Hull (eds.)

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No signatures. ; viii, 184 pages. Pictorial papered boards. Page dimensions: 246 x 168mm. Illustrated. "The Collection of papers in this volume commemorates the bicentenary death of James Hutton, the founder of modern geology. Eminent Earth scientists and science historians celebrate his unique contribution to the knowledge of our planets history and his influence on modern geological thinking."'- from blurb on rear cover. Various contributors. Contents: McIntyre, D. B. - James Hutton?s Edinburgh: a precis ? Anderson, D. L. - A theory of the Earth: Hutton and Humpty-Dumpty and Holmes ? Wyllie, P. J. - Hot little crucibles are pressured to reveal and calibrate igneous processes ? Schreyer, W. - High-pressure experiments and the varying depths of rock metamorphism ? Watson, A. J. - Co-evolution of the Earth?s environment and life: Goldilocks, Gaia and the anthropic Principle ? Marvin, U. B. - Impacts from space: the implications for uniformitarian geology ? Dalziel, I. W. - Vestiges of a beginning and the prospect of an end ? Monro, S. K. & Crosbie, A. J. - The Dynamic Earth project and the next Millennium ? Dott, R. H. - Closing remarks for the Hutton Bicentenary, Edinburgh ? Dean, D. R. - Hutton Scholarship 1992-1997. ; Geological Society Special Publication 150; 4to

Title: James Hutton - Present and Future

Author Name: Craig, G. Y. & J. H. Hull (eds.)

Categories: Geology,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, The Geological Society: 1999

ISBN Number: 1862390266

ISBN Number 13: 9781862390263

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

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