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Organic and Stable Isotope Geochemistry in Energy and Environment

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ISBN 9781138347663
April 30, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
300 Pages 8 Color & 30 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

The book is a precise and comprehensive guide for the students and practitioners of organic and stable isotope geochemistry, and an interdisciplinary reference book for academia and Industry. It covers the fundamentals and applications of two important and interdisciplinary branches of earth science-organic geochemistry (the distribution and fate of organic matter) and stable isotope geochemistry (both traditional and non-traditional stable isotopes) used to study the conventional and unconventional energy resources and the ancient and modern earth environments and the changes therein. It includes illustrated and updated case studies on concepts and usage of geochemical proxies.

Table of Contents

Energy and Environment: An introduction. Organic Geochemistry-Fundamentals. Stable Isotope Geochemistry-Fundamentals. Nontraditional stable isotopes. Conventional energy resources. Unconventional energy resources. Early earth and ancient environment, Modern environment and climate. Elemental cycles in Energy and Environment. Geological and geochemical processes in energy and environment. Atmospheric organic contaminants and climate. Climatic controls of energy and environment. Organic and Isotope Analytical Geochemistry. Future Prospects.

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Dr. Devleena Mani is a scientist at CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute Hyderabad. She received her Master's degree in Chemistry from Banaras Hindu University. She has authored more than 40 papers in international and national journals, and co-edited the book Shale Gas: Exploration, Environmental and Economic Impacts. Her research focusses on characterization of sedimentary organic matter to decipher the paleo and depositional environment using organic geochemical and stable isotope techniques, among others.