of London, UK) developed this text out of his teaching of a second-year igneous petrology
The topic is of broad interest, having implications for volcanology, igneous petrology
, magma dynamics, and tectonics.
This book is a template for using igneous petrology
to dissect "the anatomy of any orogen"; I use it extensively in my volcanology class and refer to it regularly for certain parts of my research.
The story of igneous petrology
, as told in these 611 pages by Davis A.
Nuclear and isotopic geochemistry - The principles of geochronology and stable isotope distributions with an emphasis on the application of these principles to important case studies in igneous petrology
and the formation of ore deposits are presented.
Excellent textbooks currently exist in mineralogy, igneous petrology
, sedimentary petrology and metamorphic petrology.
I express my thanks to Georgia Pe-Piper of the Volcanology and Igneous Petrology
Division for inviting me to write about ophiolites for the Igneous Rock Association Series in Geoscience Canada.
This book is for geoscience students taking introductory or intermediate-level courses in igneous petrology
, to help develop key skills (and confidence) in identifying igneous minerals, interpreting and allocating appropriate names to unknown rocks presented to them.
It is a general principle of igneous petrology
that water lowers solidus temperatures of the mantle.
in Igneous Petrology
and Geochemistry from Colorado State University, and an MBA in Finance and Accounting from Columbia University.
Some of Canada's most active earth science specialist groups function within GAC, including Canadian Geomorphology Research Group, Canadian Sedimentology Research Group, Environmental Earth Science Division, Geomatics Division, Geophysics Division, Isotope Science Division, Marine Geosciences Division, Mineral Deposits Division, Paleontology Division, Precambrian Division, Structural Geology and Tectonics Division, and the Volcanology and Igneous Petrology
Hausback is a professor of Geology, specializing in volcanology, igneous petrology
, and remote sensing.