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Special issues - July 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.


Sedimentology, Geodynamics, Resources and Environments of China and adjacent Areas

Journal of Asian Earth Sciences vol.194 (1 June 2020)
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The Special Issue consists of 29 contributions which may be subdivided into (1) Sedimentology and Tectonics, (2) Geodynamics, and (3) Resources and Environments.


Marginal basins of the NW Pacific and Eastern Eurasia

International Geology Review vol.62 No. 7-8, Pages 781-1130 (June 2020)
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This special issue collects 19 papers that explore the tectonic, magmatic, sedimentary and fluid activity features of marginal basins during rifting, spreading and post-spreading stages, focusing on South China Sea marginal basins.


Asian dust from land to sea: processes, history and effect

Geological Magazine vol.157 no.5 (May 2020)
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This Special Issue addresses transport of aeolian dust from the Asian inland to the Loess Plateau and North Pacific Ocean and their possible links to oceanic ecosystem, global climate and even human activity, over various timescales.

Climate-tectonic interactions in the eastern Arabian Sea

Geological Magazine vol.157 no. 6 (June 2020)
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This special issue of Geological Magazine is designed to showcase results of research undertaken after International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) Expedition 355 in the spring of 2015. This research effort involved deep coring of the sediments deposited in the Laxmi Basin of the eastern Arabian Sea.

Circum-Tibetan Plateau Basin and Orogen System: Tectonics, geodynamics and resources

Journal of Asian Earth Sciences vol.198 (15 August 2020)
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This volume focuses on the largest dispersive intracontinental deformation domain worldwide, the CTPBOS: a broad region, including the rejuvenated Tian Shan, Altai Shan, Kunlun Shan, Qilian Shan, and Longmen Shan orogens and adjacent Tarim, Junggar, Tuha, Ordos, Hexi Corridor, and Sichuan basins.