Recent Acquisitions

July-August 2000

 

The following titles have been acquired for the library. Most are shelved in the library in the Main Building; check the "New Books" shelf outside Room 208. Astronomy materials are in Room 272 of the Research Building. For assistance in locating items of interest, please ask either S. Hardy (x7960) or M. Wolf (x7962). Earlier lists of Recent Acquisitions are available on the web at http://www.ciw.edu/library.

 

Arakida, H., et al., eds. Proceedings of the 32nd Symposium on Celestial Mechanics, held March 15-17, 2000, at the Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Hayama, Kanagawa, Japan. Gift of Alan P. Boss.

Beckman, J. E., and T. J. Mahoney, eds. The Evolution of Galaxies on Cosmological Timescales. ASP Conference Series Vol. 187. San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 1999.

Bedding, T. R., et al., eds. Fundamental Stellar Properties: The Interaction between Observation and Theory, Proceedings of the 189th Symposium of the International Astronomical Union, held January 13-17, 1997, at Women's College, University of Sydney, Australia. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997.

Combes, F., et al., eds. XVth IAP Meeting. Dynamics of Galaxies: From the Early Universe to the Present. ASP Conference Series Vol. 197. San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2000.

Cox, A. N., ed. Allen's Astrophysical Quantities, 4th ed. New York: Springer-Verlag, 2000.

Gerssen, J. Stellar Kinematics in Disk Galaxies. Ph.D. Thesis, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, 2000. Gift of the author.

Giménez, A., et al., eds. Theory and Tests of Convection in Stellar Structure: First Granada Workshop. ASP Conference Series Vol. 173. San Francisco: Asronomical Society of the Pacific, 1999.

Harrison, E. Cosmology: The Science of the Universe, 2nd ed. Cambridge University Press, 2000.

Houghton, J. Global Warming: The Complete Briefing. Cambridge University Press, 1997.

Jones, T. P., and N. P. Rowe, eds. Fossil Plants and Spores: Modern Techniques. London: Geological Society, 1999.

Minh, Y. C., and E. F. Van Dishoeck, eds. Astrochemistry: From Molecular Clouds to Planetary Systems. International Astronomical Union Symposium No. 197. San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2000.

Murray, C. D., and S. F. Dermott. Solar System Dynamics. Cambridge University Press, 1999.

Nakamoto, K. Infrared and Raman Spectra of Inorganic and Coordination Compounds (two volumes), Part A: Theory and Applications in Inorganic Chemistry, and Part B: Applications in Coordination, Organometallic, and Bioinorganic Chemistry, 5th ed. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1997.

National Science Board. Science and Engineering Indicators 2000. (Two volumes; Vol. 2 is Appendix Tables.) Arlington, VA: National Science Foundation, 2000. Gift of Vera C. Rubin.

National Science Board. Science and Technology Policy: Past and Prologue. A Companion to Science and Engineering Indicators 2000. Arlington, VA: National Science Foundation, 2000. Gift of Vera C. Rubin.

O'Hanley, D. S. Serpentinites: Records of Tectonics and Petrological History. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. Gift of Charles T. Prewitt.

Olson, S. F. The Proterozoic Evolution of Africa. Economic Geology Research Unit Information Circular No. 343. Johannesburg, So. Africa: University of Witwatersrand, 2000.

Oparin, A., and V. Fesenkov. Life in the Universe. New York: Twayne Publishers Inc., 1961.

Philander, S. G. El Niño, La Niña, and the Southern Oscillation. San Diego: Academic Press, 1990.

Poirier, J.-P. Introduction to the Physics of the Earth's Interior, 2nd ed. Cambridge University Press, 2000.

Smellie, J. L., ed. Volcanism Associated with Extension at Consuming Plate Margins. London: Geological Society, 1998.

Solheim, J. E., and E. G. Meistas, eds. 11th European Workshop on White Dwarfs. ASP Conference Series Vol. 169. San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 1999.

Stern, D. Guide to Information Sources in the Physical Sciences. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited, Inc., 2000.

Thijssen, J. M. Computational Physics. Cambridge University Press, 1999.

van den Bergh, S. The Galaxies of the Local Group. Cambridge University Press, 2000.

Ward, P. D., and D. Brownlee. Rare Earth: Why Complex Life is Uncommon in the Universe. New York: Springer-Verlag, 2000.

 

New CD-ROM Acquisitions

International Geological Congress. Abstracts of the 31st International Geological Congress, held Aug. 6-17, 2000, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rio de Janeiro: Geological Survey of Brazil, 2000. Gift of Dr. Kevin Burke.

International Geological Congress. Brazilian Contributions to the 31st IGC, Brazilian Journal of Geosciences Vol. 30, Nos. 1, 2, and 3. Rio de Janiero: Sociedade Brasileira de Geologia, 2000. Gift of Dr. Kevin Burke.