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Special Issues - December 2017

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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.

Environmental geochemistry and healthEnvironmental geochemistry and health implications

Environmental geochemistry and health vol.39 issue 6 Pages 1221-1619 (December 2017)
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The 26 papers in this special issue cover metal contamination in street dust, soils and river sediments and their uptake in plants; phytoremediation; soil remediation using biochar or carbon nanotubes; and medical geology. Several papers relate to sites in Asia (China, Sri Lanka, India).

Journal of African earth sciencesPhanerozoic geology of Egypt

Journal of African earth sciences vol.136 Pages 1-318 (December 2017)
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This special issue contains a biography of Professor Mohamed El-Bahay Issawi. This is followed by 20 papers on Egyptian Phanerozoic geology grouped under the following headings: Stratigraphy, Structural geology, Quaternary geology, geoarchaeology, and paleoclimatology, Hydrogeology, Economic geology, and Environmental geology.

Palaeogeography, palaeoclimatology, palaeoecologyPaleoecological reconstructions of the Bed I and Bed II lacustrine basins of Olduvai Gorge (Tanzania) and insights into early human behavior

Palaeogeography, palaeoclimatology, palaeoecology vol.488 Pages 1-126 (17 December 2017)
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This special issue presents a detailed meso-scale reconstruction of the palaeoecology and palaeogeography of the environments where some of the sites at Olduvai Gorge were formed, including extensive reconstructions of the palaeobotany of the sites and the areas surrounding them. This provides contextual ecological information framed in a scale large enough to understand human behavioural variability as determined by the exceptional ecological conditions of the Olduvai palaeo-lake basin for almost one-and-a-half million years.

Boletin geologico y mineroGeology and mining of the Dominican Republic

Boletín geológico y minero vol.128 no.3 Pages 511-830 (July-September 2017)
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This special issue contains 14 papers on the geology of the Dominican Republic which cover a variety of subjects include volcanism, tectonics, semi-precious stones, marble, and early 16th century mining.