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Organic Geochemistry

Principles and Applications

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  • © 1993


Part of the book series: Topics in Geobiology (TGBI, volume 11)

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About this book

As this is the first general textbook for the field published in over twenty years, the editors have taken great care to make sure coverage is comprehensive. Diagenesis of organic matter, kerogens, exploration for fossil fuels, and many other subjects are discussed in detail to provide faculty and students with a thorough introduction to organic geochemistry.

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Table of contents (40 chapters)

  1. Introduction

  2. Early Diagenesis of Organic Matter

  3. Kerogen and Related Materials

  4. Thermal Alteration of Organic Matter and the Formation of Fossil Fuels

Editors and Affiliations

  • School of Geology and Geophysics, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, USA

    Michael H. Engel

  • Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA

    Stephen A. Macko

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Organic Geochemistry

  • Book Subtitle: Principles and Applications

  • Editors: Michael H. Engel, Stephen A. Macko

  • Series Title: Topics in Geobiology

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  • Publisher: Springer New York, NY

  • eBook Packages: Springer Book Archive

  • Copyright Information: Plenum Press, New York 1993

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-306-44378-7Published: 30 September 1993

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-1-4613-6252-4Published: 16 November 2012

  • eBook ISBN: 978-1-4615-2890-6Published: 11 November 2013

  • Series ISSN: 0275-0120

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XXIII, 861

  • Topics: Physical Chemistry

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