Book ID: CBB000081945

James Hutton: Present and future (1999)


Craig, G. Y. (Editor)
Hull, J. H. (Editor)

Geological Society

Publication Date: 1999
Physical Details: viii + 184 pp.; illus.; notes; index

Description Contents: McIntyre, Donald B.: James Hutton's Edinburgh: A précis. Anderson, Don L.: A theory of the Earth: Hutton and Humpty Dumpty and Holmes. Wyllie, Peter J.: Hot little crucibles are pressured to reveal and calibrate igneous processes. Schreyer, Werner: High-pressure experiments and the varying depths of rock metamorphism. Watson, Andrew J.: Coevolution of the Earth's environment and life: Goldilocks, Gaia and the anthropic principle. Marvin, Ursula B.: Impacts from space: The implications for uniformitarian geology. Dalziel, Ian W.D.: Vestiges of a beginning and the prospect of an end. Monro, S.K., Crosbie, A.J.: The Dynamic Earth project and the next millennium. Dott, Robert H.: Closing remarks for the Hutton bicentenary, Edinburgh. Dean, Dennis R.: Hutton scholarship 1992-1997.

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McIntyre, Donald B.
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