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Main Title Organic geochemistry : principles and applications /
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Engel, Michael H.
Macko, Stephen A.
Publisher Plenum Press,
Year Published 1993
OCLC Number 28507559
ISBN 0306443783; 9780306443787
Subjects Organic geochemistry. ; Géochimie organique. ; Cycles biogéochimiques. ; Diagenèse.
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ELAM  QE516.5.O7 1993 Region 5 Library/Chicago,IL 07/11/2017
Collation xxiii, 861 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Ch. 1. Biogeochemical Cycles: A Review of Fundamental Aspects of Organic Matter Formation, Preservation, and Composition / Roger E. Summons -- Ch. 2. A Review of Macromolecular Organic Compounds That Comprise Living Organisms and Their Role in Kerogen, Coal, and Petroleum Formation / J. W. de Leeuw and C. Largeau -- Ch. 3. Isotope Fractionation during Primary Production / Marilyn L. Fogel and Luis A. Cifuentes -- Ch. 4. Early Diagenesis of Organic Matter: The Dynamics (Rates) of Cycling of Organic Compounds / Susan M. Henrichs -- Ch. 5. The Early Diagenesis of Organic Matter: Bacterial Activity / Jody W. Deming and John A. Baross -- Ch. 6. Production, Transport, and Alteration of Particulate Organic Matter in the Marine Water Column / Stuart G. Wakeham and Cindy Lee. Ch. 7. Organic Matter at the Sediment-Water Interface / Lawrence M. Mayer -- Ch. 8. The Early Diagenesis of Organic Matter in Lacustrine Sediments / Philip A. Meyers and Ryoshi Ishiwatari -- Ch. 9. Early Diagenesis of Organic Matter in Sediments: Assessment of Mechanisms and Preservation by the Use of Isotopic Molecular Approaches / Stephen A. Macko, Michael H. Engel and Patrick L. Parker -- Ch. 10. Marine Invertebrate Feeding and the Sedimentary Lipid Record / Stuart A. Bradshaw and Geoffrey Eglinton -- Ch. 11. Early Diagenesis: Consequences for Applications of Molecular Biomarkers / John I. Hedges and Fredrick G. Prahl -- Ch. 12. The Early Diagenesis of Organic Matter: Reaction at the Air-Sea Interface / David J. Carlson. Ch. 13. Determination of Structural Components of Kerogens by the Use of Analytical Pyrolysis Methods / S. R. Larter and B. Horsfield -- Ch. 14. Chemical Methods for Assessing Kerogen and Protokerogen Types and Maturity / Jean K. Whelan and Carolyn L. Thompson-Rizer -- Ch. 15. Organic Petrographic Approach to Kerogen Characterization / Joseph T. Senftle, Charles R. Landis and Renee McLaughlin -- Ch. 16. The Thermal Alteration of Kerogen and the Formation of Oil / Jurgen Rullkotter -- Ch. 17. Hydrothermal Alteration of Organic Matter in Marine and Terrestrial Systems / Bernd R. T. Simoneit -- Ch. 18. Laboratory Simulation of Petroleum Formation: Hydrous Pyrolysis / M. D. Lewan -- Ch. 19. Oil-Oil and Oil-Source Rock Correlations: Techniques / R. P. Philp. Ch. 20. Organic Geochemistry of Estancia Vieja Oils, Rio Negro Norte Block: Correlation with Other Neuquen Basin, Argentina, Oils / John E. Zumberge -- Ch. 21. Oil to Source Rock Correlation: Concepts and Case Studies / Joseph A. Curiale -- Ch. 22. The Kinetics of Biomarker Reactions: Implications for the Assessment of the Thermal Maturity of Organic Matter in Sedimentary Basins / C. Anthony Lewis -- Ch. 23. Effect of Biodegradation and Water Washing on Crude Oil Composition / Susan E. Palmer -- Ch. 24. The Origin and Distribution of Gas Hydrates in Marine Sediments / Mahlon C. Kennicutt II, James M. Brooks and H. Benjamin Cox -- Ch. 25. The Role of Organic Matter in Ore Transport Processes / David A. C. Manning and Andrew P. Gize. Ch. 26. Aspects of the Organic Geochemistry and Petrology of Metalliferous Ores / Andrew P. Gize and David A. C. Manning -- Ch. 27. Metals in Black Shales / Joel Leventhal -- Ch. 28. Trace and Minor Elements in Coal / Robert B. Finkelman -- Ch. 29. Evolution of the Earth's Atmosphere and Hydrosphere: Hadean to Recent / James F. Kasting -- Ch. 30. The Prebiotic Synthesis of Organic Compounds on the Early Earth / Stanley L. Miller -- Ch. 31. The Initiation of Biological Processes on Earth: Summary of Empirical Evidence / Manfred Schidlowski -- Ch. 32. Organic Geochemistry of Precambrian Sedimentary Rocks / Scott W. Imbus and David M. McKirdy. Ch. 33. The Organic Geochemistry of Carbonaceous Meteorites: Amino Acids and Stable Isotopes / Michael H. Engel, Stephen A. Macko and Bartholomew Nagy -- Ch. 34. Applications of Biomarkers for Delineating Marine Paleoclimatic Fluctuations during the Pleistocene / Simon C. Brassell -- Ch. 35. The Diagenesis of Proteins and Amino Acids in Fossil Shells / Richard M. Mitterer -- Ch. 36. Applications of Organic Geochemistry for Quaternary Research: Aminostratigraphy and Aminochronology / John F. Wehmiller -- Ch. 37. Sources and Cycling of Organic Matter within Modern and Prehistoric Food Webs / Peggy H. Ostrom and Brian Fry -- Ch. 38. Macromolecules from Living and Fossil Biominerals: Implications for the Establishment of Molecular Phylogenies / L. L. Robbins, G. Muyzer and K. Brew. Ch. 39. Immunospecificity of Fossil Proteins: Implications for the Establishment of Evolutionary Trends / Jerold M. Lowenstein -- Ch. 40. Postscript / Geoffrey Eglinton.