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Special issues - August 2020

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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.

Thermal and mechanical evolution of collisional and accretionary orogens

International Journal of Earth Sciences vol.109 No. 4 (June 2020)
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This volume is an outcome of a conference entitled Thermal and mechanical evolution of collisional and accretionary orogens held in Třešť, Czech Republic from August 31st to September 2nd, 2018. This conference featured over 50 contributions all around the world and 17 selected contributions are presented in this volume.

A new paradigm for the North Atlantic Realm

Earth Science Reviews vol.206 (July 2020)
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Keywords: Atlantic, Iceland Continental breakup Plate tectonics, Icelandic-type crust, SDRs, Geochemistry, Geophysics, North Atlantic, Wilson Cycle, Structural inheritance, Reactivation, Rifting, Magmatism, Lithosphere, Slow-spreading ridges, Small-scale mantle, convection, Ridge segmentation, Mantle melting anomaly, Mantle gradient

Quaternary Stratigraphy and Karst & Cave Sediments: the INQUA-SEQS 2018 Meeting

Quaternary International vol.546 Pages 1-244 (30 April 2020)
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This Special Issue presents part of the contributions to the SEQS-DATESTRA 2018 Meeting “Quaternary Stratigraphy and Karst and Cave Sediments” held in Postojna (Slovenia), 12–18 September 2018, hosted by the Karst Research Institute of the Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts.


On continuous compaction control: past experience, practical applications and future developments.

Geotechnical Engineering vol.173 no.4
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An anniversary symposium 40 Years of Roller Integrated Continuous Compaction Control (CCC) offered an opportunity for geotechnical engineers and researchers to meet and exchange experience regarding practical applications and future developments. In more than twenty contributions, authors from different parts of the world described new equipment development, data interpretation and evaluation.


Persistence of soil carbon

Nature vol.13 no.8 (August 2020)
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Dynamic interactions between chemical and biological controls govern the stability of soil organic carbon and drive complex, emergent patterns in soil carbon persistence. As our understanding of soil systems advances, the importance of the carbon underneath our feet to our climate has become increasingly apparent.


Proceedings of the fourteenth international conference on Gas In Marine Sediments (GIMS-14)

Geo-Marine Letters vol. 40, no. 4 (August 2020)
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This special issue of Geo-Marine Letters includes 10 contributions highlighting the diversity of topics presented at GIMS-14. The first group of papers focuses on gas emissions from the seafloor. The second collection of papers addresses methane-derived authigenic mineralization.