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Special issues - August 2018

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Thematic special issues from e-journals which the Library provides offsite access to for Fellows using 'Athens' logins are listed below. Open Access special issues which require no passwords are also listed.



Earth and environmental science transactions of the Royal Society of EdinburghA legacy in fossils: a tribute to Stan Wood

Earth and environmental science transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh vol.108 no.1 Pages 1-117 (July 2018)
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This special issue starts with an overview of the career of Stan Wood and his discoveries. This is followed by a collection of papers based on work done on some of the Early Carboniferous Scottish fossils he discovered and their localities. It concludes with a paper on the fossil fish of Gogo in Western Australia.

Rock mechanics and rock engineeringSuper high arch dams and underground caverns in China

Rock mechanics and rock engineering vol.51 issue 8 Pages 2321-2651 (2447-2651)(August 2018)
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This special issue contains papers derived from the First International Workshop “Sino-Dam 2016”. The main topics are in situ investigations and field monitoring, excavation and reinforcement, impoundment and operation, reservoir slopes and caverns.

Mineralogical magazineSpecial Issue dedicated to the work and memory of Professor Hazel M. Prichard (1954–2017)

Mineralogical magazine vol.82 no.3 Pages 453-785 (June 2018)
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This special issue starts with a biography of Hazel Prichard and contains 14 articles that span a range of petrological, mineralogical and geochemical topics related to the base-metal and platinum-group element mineralized environments, reflecting the breadth and depth of Hazel's research interests.

Journal of the Geological Society of JapanAdvance of geological study for phreatic eruption

Journal of the Geological Society of Japan vol.124 no.4 Pages 229-311 (April 2018)
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Five papers on phreatic eruptions based on Japanese volcanic activity. The final paper is composed of colour photographs of recent eruptions. Text in Japanese with English abstracts and captions.

Geochimica et cosmochimica actaChemistry of oceans past and present

Geochimica et cosmochimica acta vol.236 Pages 1-416 (1 September 2018)
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This special issue contains 23 papers on the following topics: isotopic and elemental composition of modern seawater and porewater, including diagenesis; mid ocean ridge hydrothermal fluxes and their importance to ocean chemistry; elemental and isotopic proxies in biogenic carbonates; and palaeochemistry of the oceans.

Hydrogeology journalGroundwater sustainability in fast-developing China

Hydrogeology journal vol.26 issue 5 Pages 1295-1761 (August 2018)
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The articles collected in this thematic issue describe different aspects of groundwater flow systems in China under the impact of fast-economic development, considering groundwater flow, groundwater quality, groundwater and surface-water interaction, and geo- and eco-environmental problems related to groundwater exploitation.

Quaternary internationalAsia Pacific 2K

Quaternary international vol.487 Pages 1-112 (10 September 2018)
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The 12 papers presented in this special issue contain new data, methods and knowledge about climate changes in the Asia-Pacific region during the last 2,000 years. These feature the use of instrumental data, tree rings, stalagmites, lacustrine sediments, historical documents, integrations and simulations, and highlight the spatio-temporal differences of regional temperatures and hydrological changes.

Marine geologyGeological evolution and processes of the glaciated North Atlantic margins

Marine geology vol.402 Pages 1-278 (1 August 2018)
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This special issue contains papers on the evolution of the North Atlantic continental margins, especially the role and influence of past ice sheet growth and decay. It also includes papers on large-scale sediment architecture and slope morphology of certain sectors of the North Atlantic margins, providing a better understanding of the controls on this pattern and its implications for glacial dynamics and the sensitivity of ice sheets to forcing factors through time.