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Chemistry, Geology - Concordia University Libraries Recent Acquisitions

Titles in the call number range QD - QE (Chemistry, Geology) that were added to the Concordia University Libraries collection in the last 60 days.


  • Synthetic procedures in nucleic acid chemistry, edited by W. Werner Zorbach and R. Stuart Tipson
    QD 262 Z6 1968

  • Visualizing geology / Barbara Murck, PhD, University of Toronto, Brian Skinner, PhD Yale University
    QE 26.3 M87 2015

    This text is an unbound, three hole punched version. Access to WileyPLUS sold separately.

    Visualizing Geology, Binder Ready Version, 4th Edition introduces students to geology and Earth system science through the distinctive mode of visual learning that is the hallmark of the Wiley Visualizing series. Readers learn that the geologic features we see and experience result from interactions among three grand cycles, which extend from Earths core to the fringes of our atmosphere: the tectonic cycle, the rock cycle, and the water cycle.


  • Progress in the chemistry of organic natural products. A. Douglas Kinghorn, Heinz Falk, Simon Gibbons, Jun'ichi Kobayashi, editors ; with contributions by H.-P. Chen [and more]
    QD1-999

  • Peptidomimetics I edited by William D. Lubell
    QD415

  • Engineering crystallography : from molecule to crystal to functional form / edited by Kevin J. Roberts, Robert Docherty and Rui Tamura
    QD901

  • Endohedral lithium-containing fullerenes preparation, derivatization, and application / Yutaka Matsuo, Hiroshi Okada, Hiroshi Ueno
    QD181.C1

  • Heterocyclic N-oxides / Oleg V. Larionov, editor ; with contributions by D. E. Chavez [and more]
    QD401

  • Phosphate labeling and sensing in chemical biology Henning Jacob Jessen, editor ; with contributions from G. Michael Blackburn... [et al.]
    QD181.P1

  • Plant fossils from the Pennsylvanian-Permian Transition in western Pangea, Abo Pass, New Mexico / William A. DiMichele [and four others]
    QE 989 P53 2017

  • Photon-working switches Yasushi Yokoyama, Keitaro Nakatani, editors
    QD716.P47

  • Advancing culture of living with landslides. Kyoji Sassa, Matjaž Mikoš, Yueping Yin, editors
    QE599.A2

  • Lactic acid in the food industry Sara M. Ameen, Giorgia Caruso
    QD305.A2

  • Landslides in sensitive clays : from research to implementation / Vikas Thakur, Jean-Sébastien L'Heureux, Ariane Locat, editors
    QE599.A2

  • Endohedral fullerenes electron transfer and spin / Alexey A. Popov, editor
    QD181.C1

  • The Earth's lower mantle composition and structure / Felix V. Kaminsky
    QE509

  • Coupled DEM-CFD analyses of landslide-induced debris flows Tao Zhao
    QE599.A2

  • Across the Alps in prehistory : isotopic mapping of the Brenner Passage by bioarchaeology / Gisela Grupe, Andrea Grigat, George C. McGlynn, editors
    QE755.B74
    At the heart of this book is the matter of how isotopic landscapes combined with data mining enriches insights on prehistoric migration and cultural transfer. Isotopic mapping is an indispensable tool for the assessment of mobility and trade in the past, but is limited by eco-geographic redundancies. An interdisciplinary research group focuses on the archaeological isotopic landscape of a reference region of outstanding importance, namely the transalpine migration route via the Brenner Pass which has been in use since the Mesolithic. Over the period of several cultural epochs, cremation was either the most common or exclusive burial custom practiced. For the first time, a systematic and large scale investigation of cremated remains was being conducted in the field of prehistoric migration research.87Sr/86Sr, 208Pb/204Pb, 207Pb/204Pb, 206Pb/204Pb, 208Pb/207Pb, 206Pb/207Pb and - if applicable - also δ18O were measured in human and animal skeletal finds, an isotopic map was established, and innovative methods of data mining and similarity research have been applied to accomplish this novel approach to studying prehistoric migration and culture transfer. The book has interdisciplinary appeal and scholars working in bioarchaeology, physical anthropology and computer applications in life sciences will find it of particular interest.

  • The Chile-2015 (Illapel) earthquake and tsunami / edited by Carla Braitenberg, Alexander B. Rabinovich
    QE535.2.C5

  • Late Cenozoic Yushe Basin, Shanxi Province, China : geology and fossil mammals. edited by Lawrence J. Flynn, Wen-Yu Wu
    QE881

  • Advancing culture of living with landslides. Matjaž Mikoš, Nicola Casagli, Yueping Yin, Kyoji Sassa, editors
    QE599.A2

  • Advancing culture of living with landslides. Matjaž Mikoš, Vít Vilímek, Yueping Yin, Kyoji Sassa, editors
    QE599.A2

  • Engineering of Halogenases towards Synthetic Applications : Increasing the Thermostability and Investigations on a Marine Brominase Bmp5
    QD1-999

  • Liquid crystal colloids Igor Muševič
    QD549

  • Advancing culture of living with landslides. Matjaž Mikoš, Željko Arbanas, Yueping Yin, Kyoji Sassa, editors
    QE599.A2

  • GIS landslide / Hiromitsu Yamagishi, Netra Prakash Bhandary, editors
    QE599.A2
    This book presents landslide studies using the geographic information system (GIS), which includes not only the science of GIS and remote sensing, but also technical innovations, such as detailed light detection and ranging (LIDAR) profiles, among others. To date most of the research on landslides has been found in journals on geology, geotechnology, landslides, and GIS, and is limited to specific scientific aspects. The GIS Landslide Workshop has been established in order to communicate and solve the scientific as well as technical problems of this discipline, such as how to use GIS software and its functions. Because many landslide disasters take place in Japan, most of the scientists and researchers studying landslides are concentrated within Japan. There is also much GIS data on landslides captured and stored by Japanese organizations. For that reason, it is significant that this first book on the topic has been published in Japan. Included among the chapters are analyses of deep-seated landslides; hazard mapping; measuring and visualization of precipitation, floods, and glaciers using GIS; landslides induced by earthquakes; GIS analyses of drainage systems and floods; and landslides in relation to topography and geological structures. Filled with photographs and remote sensing analyses, the volume will be of great value to those in the fields of geography, geology, seismology, environment, remote sensing, atmospheric research, and meteorology, as well as to students of computer science and programming systems.

  • A little book about BIG chemistry : the story of man-made polymers / Jim Massy
    QD381

  • Cage metal complexes : clathrochelates revisited / Yan Voloshin, Irina Belaya, Roland Krämer
    QD474

  • The chemical works of Carl Wilhelm Scheele Anders Lennartson
    QD11

  • Fast electrochemical impedance spectroscopy : as a statistical condition monitoring tool / Pavle Boškoski, Andrej Debenjak, Biljana Mileva Boshkoska
    QD116.I57

  • Laser scanning applications in landslide assessment / Biswajeet Pradhan, editor
    QE599.2

  • Le gouvernement des ressources naturelles : sciences et territorialitsé de l'État québecois, 1867-1939 / Stéphane Castonguay
    QE 193 C37 2016eb

  • L'astroblème de Charlevoix / Jean des Gagniers ; préface d'Hubert Reeves
    QE 193 A88 2016eb
    Charlevoix fut un des hauts lieux de ma jeunesse. J'y suis particulièrement attaché. C'est en arpentant la route des hautes crêtes de Charlevoix que j'ai découvert la vraie dimension du Saint-Laurent. La ligne acérée de l'horizon marin m'interpellait avec insistance. Elle avivait en moi l'envie d'aller voir au-delà des mers et mon désir de visiter toute la planète. Je ne pouvais guère soupçonner que cette région allait avoir un rapport direct avec ma future profession d'astrophysicien. En effet, elle porte la marque d'un événement d'origine céleste: la chute d'un astéroïde, il y a quelque 400 millions d'années. J'ignorais alors que les terres fertiles et les pâturages qui bordaient la route où je marchais résultaient de l'impact d'une météorite venue de l'espace, une histoire que personne ne connaissait à cette époque et que nous avons découvert par la suite grâce aux patientes observations et habiles déductions d'un géologue, Jehan Rondot. Elle vaut la peine d'être racontée.Extrait de la préface d'Hubert Reeves.

  • Deep Alberta : fossil facts and dinosaur digs / John Acorn
    QE 748 A4A26 2007eb
    Alberta is well known for its fossil treasures, and author John Acorn is as keen on the long-dead creatures of Alberta as he is on the living. Here, John features 80 of the most noteworthy fossils, fossil locations, and fossil hunters from this most palaeontological of provinces. There's more to the story of "deep Alberta" than dinosaurs, but dinosaur fans will find all their favourite beasts here as well -- from Edmontosaurus to Tyrannosaurus rex, and everything in-between. Then there are the surprises, such as the world's oldest pike, the discovery of a venomous mammal, and the fossils found in such unlikely places as Edmonton and Calgary. Prepared with the collaboration of palaeontologists around Alberta, and the world-renowned Royal Tyrrell Museum, this is a book that is long overdue, and that deserves a place on everyone's bookshelf.

  • Catalysis for green energy and technology Samira Bagheri
    QD505

    This book describes the importance of catalysis for the sustainable production of biofuels and biochemicals, focusing primarily on the state-of-the-art catalysts and catalytic processes expected to play a decisive role in the "green" production of fuels and chemicals from biomass. The book also includes general sections exploring the entire chain of biomass production, conversion, environment, economy, and life-cycle assessment.


  • Solid-phase synthesis of nitrogenous heterocycles / Viktor Krchňák, editor ; with contributions by C.M.L. Delpiccolo [and more]
    QD262

  • Synthesis of functionalized organoboron compounds through copper(I) catalysis / Koji Kubota
    QD412.B1

  • Construction and reactivity of Pt-based bi-component catalytic systems / Rentao Mu
    QD505

  • Polymer science dictionary / Mark Alger
    QD380.3

    This 3rd edition of this important dictionary offers more than 12,000 entries with expanded encyclopaedic-style definitions making this major reference work invaluable to practitioners, researchers and students working in the area of polymer science and technology. This new edition now includes entries on computer simulation and modeling, surface and interfacial properties and their characterization, functional and smart polymers. New and controlled architectures of polymers, especially dendrimers and controlled radical polymerization are also covered.


  • Satellite Earth observations and their impact on society and policy / Masami Onoda, Oran R. Young, editors
    QE33.2.R4

  • Novel Bismuth-Oxyhalide-based materials and their applications / Mohammed A. Gondal, Chang Xiaofeng, Mohamed A. Dastageer
    QD181.B5

  • Electrochemical science for a sustainable society : a tribute to John O'M Bockris / Kohei Uosaki, editor
    QD553

  • Advancing culture of living with landslides. Matjaž Mikoš, Binod Tiwari, Yueping Yin, Kyoji Sassa, editors
    QE599.A2

  • Geoscientists at crime scenes : a companion to forensic geoscience / Rosa Maria Di Maggio, Pier Matteo Barone, editors
    QE38.5

  • Mechanistic studies on transition metal-catalyzed C-H activation reactions using combined mass spectrometry and theoretical methods / Gui-Juan Cheng
    QD505

  • Mass spectrometry : a textbook / Jürgen H. Gross
    QD96.M3

  • The sea floor : an introduction to marine geology / E. Seibold, W.H. Berger
    QE 39 S38 2017

  • Solutions manual for Exploring chemical analysis, fifth edition / Daniel C. Harris
    QD 75.22 H3683 2012

  • Tohoku, Japan, earthquake and tsunami of 2011 : survey of coastal structures / edited by Lesley Ewing, Shigeo Takahashi, Catherine M. Petroff ; sponsored by ASCE-COPRI-PARI Coastal Structures Field Survey Team
    QE 537.2 J3 T615 2013eb

  • Volcanoes : encounters through the ages / David M. Pyle
    QE 521 P95 2017
    For centuries, volcanic eruptions have captured our imaginations. Whether as signposts to an underworld, beacons to ancient mariners, or as an extraordinary manifestation of the natural world, volcanoes have intrigued many people, who have left records of their encounters in letters, reports and diaries and through sketches and illustrations. This book tells the stories of volcanic eruptions around the world, using original illustrations and first-hand accounts to explore how our understanding of volcanoes has evolved through time. Written accounts include Pliny's description of the 79 CE eruption of Vesuvius, stories recounted by seventeenth-century sea-farers, and reports of expeditions made by eighteenth- and nineteenth-century natural historians, including Alexander von Humboldt and Charles Darwin. Illustrations range from fragments of scrolls, buried in the great eruption of Vesuvius that destroyed Pompeii, to Athanasius Kircher's extraordinarily detailed sketches, made in the seventeenth century, to the spectacular London sunsets caused by Krakatoa's eruption in 1883. They also include the first photograph of a volcanic eruption and twenty-first-century imaging of Santorini.These varied and compelling accounts enrich our perspective on current studies of volcanoes and challenge us to think about how we might use our contemporary understanding of volcanology to prepare for the next big eruption.

  • The practice of absorption spectrophotometry / E.I. Stearns
    QD 117 P5S8
    Lawrence Cunningham has collated Warren Buffett's letters into a single volume, providing readers with the chance to gain an insight into this master of investment. The letters distil all the basic principles of Buffett's business practices.
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