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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.


GFFThe 8th International Conference on Arctic Margins (ICAM VIII)

GFF vol.141 no.4 Pages 223-329 (2019)
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This volume is one of the results of ICAM VIII held in Stockholm, Sweden in 2018 and it contains eleven manuscripts on topics including zircon U-Pb geochronology (both sedimentary and igneous rocks), geophysics (gravity and reflection/refraction seismics), and glendonites (a calcite pseudomorph of the low-temperature, meta-stable mineral ikaite).

New Zealand journal of geology and geophysicsExploration models for New Zealand hard rock gold deposits

New Zealand journal of geology and geophysics vol.62 no.4 Pages 391-587 (2019)
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This special issue comprises a group of nine papers resulting from the 4-year (2014–2018), New Zealand Government-funded, Gold Exploration Models research programme carried out collaboratively by GNS Science, The University of Auckland, University of Waikato and University of Otago.

Marine and petroleum geologyMarine gas hydrate reservoir systems along the eastern continental margin of India: results of the National Gas Hydrate Program Expedition 02

Marine and petroleum geology vol.108 Pages 1-746 (October 2019)
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The 45 reports included in this special issue form the scientific results volume of the National Gas Hydrate Program Expedition 02 (NGHP-02). These address the operational and technical contributions of NGHP-02. Post expedition research and reporting efforts included collaborative analysis of shipboard acquired data sets and core samples obtained during NGHP-02.

Quaternary internationalAMS C14 applications II

Quaternary international vol.528 Pages 1-146 (10 September 2019)
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This special volume contains 14 presentations, covering AMS (accelerator mass spectrometry) 14C dating on phytoliths, peat plants, lake sediments, marine lagoon sediments, speleothems, marine shells and animal bones. Several of these papers compare different methods of dating samples using C14.

Monograph of the Palaeontographical SocietyThe Ammonoidea of the Upper Chalk. Part 1

Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society vol.173 no.654 Pages 1-207(2019)
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This monograph describes 34 species, assigned to 19 genera belonging to the suborders Phylloceratina, Lytoceratina and Ammonitina. One species is new. Nine are from the Upper Turonian, three from the Santonian (of which one is already present in the Coniacian), one from the Lower Campanian, 20 from the Upper Campanian and one from the Lower Maastrichtian.

Geoscience frontiersGroundwater arsenic biogeochemistry

Geoscience frontiers vol.10 issue 5 Pages 1635-1764 (September 2019)
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The first 10 papers in this issue are on arsenic in groundwater. These include an introduction to the topic, a review of the use of environmental tracers, and several case studies addressing various aspects of the broad use of tracers to better understand arsenic prone groundwaters and/or their remediation.

Earth-science reviewsThe Smithian-Spathian boundary: a critical juncture in the Early Triassic recovery of marine ecosystems

Earth-science reviews vol.195 Pages 1-212 (August 2019)
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This thematic issue contains a series of 11 studies covering aspects of the biostratigraphy, paleoecology, paleoceanography, and volcanic history of the late Early Triassic, with special emphasis on the Smithian-Spathian boundary (SSB) which marked changes in marine biodiversity and a shift away from extreme global environmental conditions to less severe conditions.

Palaontologische ZeitschriftPalaeobotanical papers written in honour of Professor Dr. Hans Kerp

Paläontologische Zeitschrift vol.93 no.3 Pages 371-558 (September 2019)
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This special issue includes 15 papers on palaeobotany. Topics covered include conifers, cyanobacteria, cycads, ferns and ginkgos. There are papers about fossils from Austria, China, Germany, Jordan, Patagonia, Scotland, and USA. These date from the Devonian-Triassic, and the Paleogene.

Palaeogeography, palaeoclimatology, palaeoecologyGlobal events of the Late Devonian to Early Permian. Prelude and progression of the Late Paleozoic Ice Age. Part A

Palaeogeography, palaeoclimatology, palaeoecology vol.531A (1 October 2019)
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Twelve papers on the Ice Age during the Late Devonian and Carboniferous Periods. These mostly relate to plants or oceans, and biogeography, and evidence for environmental change in China, USA, and part of Europe.