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Principles of Isotope Geology

Principles of Isotope Geology Book Reviews Principles of Isotope Geology. By Gunter Faure. John Nuclear Power Reactor Safety. By E. E. Lewis. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York (1977). 423 pp + appendixes Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York (1977). 630 pp. $32.00. and indexes. $19.95. In the Preface, the author of the book states "It is In the opinion of this reviewer, this is a very thorough, difficult to recommend a reference to which a student, authoritative, up-to-date, and well-presented treatment of faculty member, or practicing engineer can turn for a the subject of isotope geology. Its 21 chapters consist of unified overview of reactor safety. The objective of 5 introductory chapters (on radioactive decay and mass this text is to fill this void by providing a coherent treat­ spectrometry), 11 chapters on the principal methods of ment of the primary facets of reactor safety within a geological age dating (Rb/Sr, K/ Ar, U/Pb, Th/Pb, Re/Os, single volume of reasonable length. . .. Because the study Lu/Hf, and K/Ca methods and their various modifications), of reactor safety must necessarily cut across many and 5 chapters on light-element dating methods (hydrogen, scientific and engineering diSCiplines, it is impossible carbon, oxygen, and sulfur). http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Nuclear Science and Engineering Taylor & Francis

Principles of Isotope Geology

Nuclear Science and Engineering , Volume 67 (2): 1 – Aug 1, 1978

Principles of Isotope Geology

Nuclear Science and Engineering , Volume 67 (2): 1 – Aug 1, 1978

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Book Reviews Principles of Isotope Geology. By Gunter Faure. John Nuclear Power Reactor Safety. By E. E. Lewis. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York (1977). 423 pp + appendixes Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York (1977). 630 pp. $32.00. and indexes. $19.95. In the Preface, the author of the book states "It is In the opinion of this reviewer, this is a very thorough, difficult to recommend a reference to which a student, authoritative, up-to-date, and well-presented treatment of faculty member, or practicing engineer can turn for a the subject of isotope geology. Its 21 chapters consist of unified overview of reactor safety. The objective of 5 introductory chapters (on radioactive decay and mass this text is to fill this void by providing a coherent treat­ spectrometry), 11 chapters on the principal methods of ment of the primary facets of reactor safety within a geological age dating (Rb/Sr, K/ Ar, U/Pb, Th/Pb, Re/Os, single volume of reasonable length. . .. Because the study Lu/Hf, and K/Ca methods and their various modifications), of reactor safety must necessarily cut across many and 5 chapters on light-element dating methods (hydrogen, scientific and engineering diSCiplines, it is impossible carbon, oxygen, and sulfur).

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Taylor & Francis
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1943-748x
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0029-5639
DOI
10.13182/NSE78-A15446
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Abstract

Book Reviews Principles of Isotope Geology. By Gunter Faure. John Nuclear Power Reactor Safety. By E. E. Lewis. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York (1977). 423 pp + appendixes Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York (1977). 630 pp. $32.00. and indexes. $19.95. In the Preface, the author of the book states "It is In the opinion of this reviewer, this is a very thorough, difficult to recommend a reference to which a student, authoritative, up-to-date, and well-presented treatment of faculty member, or practicing engineer can turn for a the subject of isotope geology. Its 21 chapters consist of unified overview of reactor safety. The objective of 5 introductory chapters (on radioactive decay and mass this text is to fill this void by providing a coherent treat­ spectrometry), 11 chapters on the principal methods of ment of the primary facets of reactor safety within a geological age dating (Rb/Sr, K/ Ar, U/Pb, Th/Pb, Re/Os, single volume of reasonable length. . .. Because the study Lu/Hf, and K/Ca methods and their various modifications), of reactor safety must necessarily cut across many and 5 chapters on light-element dating methods (hydrogen, scientific and engineering diSCiplines, it is impossible carbon, oxygen, and sulfur).

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Published: Aug 1, 1978

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