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Why Simulate?

James C. G. Walker

in Title Pages

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195045208
eISBN:
9780197560020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195045208.003.0003
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geochemistry

Our world is a product of complex interactions among atmosphere, ocean, rocks, and life that Earth system science seeks to understand. Earth system science deals with ... More


How to Solve a Nonlinear System

James C. G. Walker

in Numerical Adventures with Geochemical Cycles

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195045208
eISBN:
9780197560020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195045208.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geochemistry

In a linear system the expressions, yp, for rates of change are linear functions of the dependent variables, y. More complicated functions of y do not appear, not even ... More


Sediment Diagenesis

Craig M. Bethke

in Geochemical Reaction Modeling: Concepts and Applications

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195094756
eISBN:
9780197560778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195094756.003.0023
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geochemistry

Diagenesis is the set of processes by which sediments evolve after they are deposited and begin to be buried. Diagenesis includes physical effects such as compaction ... More


Age Determination in Lake Deposits

Andrew S. Cohen

in Paleolimnology: The History and Evolution of Lake Systems

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195133530
eISBN:
9780197561577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195133530.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geology and the Lithosphere

It is almost impossible to overemphasize the importance of good chronological control to paleolimnology. Age control allows us to determine rates of processes and fluxes of materials, and to test ... More


Trace Element Geochemistry of Bonebeds

Clive Trueman

in Bonebeds: Genesis, Analysis, and Paleobiological Significance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226723709
eISBN:
9780226723730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226723730.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Fossil bones and teeth are the last physical remains of once-living vertebrates, and the chemistry of these fossils at least in part reflects the biochemistry of the individual. If the mineral phase ... More


Ecosystem functions and the work of soft sediments

Simon F. Thrush, Judi E. Hewitt, Conrad A. Pilditch, and Alf Norkko

in Ecology of Coastal Marine Sediments: Form, Function, and Change in the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198804765
eISBN:
9780191843044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804765.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

This chapter describes various aspects of how we can define ecosystem function and situations ecosystem function in a continuum from ecosystem processes to services. Illustrating that functions are ... More


Creation, Destruction, and Changes in Volume of Continental Crust Through Time

John J.W. Rogers and M. Santosh

in Continents and Supercontinents

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195165890
eISBN:
9780197562147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195165890.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geology and the Lithosphere

The low density of continental crust creates areas of land that cover about 25% of the world’s surface. The ultimate source of this crust must have been the mantle, but the mechanisms and times of ... More


What Is a Glacier?

Jorge Daniel Taillant

in Glaciers: The Politics of Ice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199367252
eISBN:
9780197562925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199367252.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

It’s mind-boggling (and a bit scary) to consider that while most of our planet’s surface is covered with water, only about 2–3% of this water is actually freshwater—that is, water that we can ... More


Organic Matter Cycling

Thomas S. Bianchi

in Biogeochemistry of Estuaries

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195160826
eISBN:
9780197562048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195160826.003.0017
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geochemistry

In this chapter the general processes involved in controlling production and transformation of organic matter will be discussed as well as some of the associated stoichiometric changes of a few key ... More


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