The Biomarker Guide: Biomarkers and Isotopes in the Environment and Human History Volume 1

The Biomarker Guide: Biomarkers and Isotopes in the Environment and Human History Volume 1

Book Title: The Biomarker Guide: Biomarkers and Isotopes in the Environment and Human History Volume 1

Author: K. E. Peters

Format: Paperback | 492 pages

Publication Date: 08 Oct 2007

ISBN-13: 9780521786973

The second edition of The Biomarker Guide is a fully updated and expanded version of this essential reference. Now in two volumes, it provides a comprehensive account of the role that biomarker technology plays both in petroleum exploration and in understanding Earth history and processes. Biomarkers and Isotopes in the Environment and Human History details the origins of biomarkers and introduces basic chemical principles relevant to their study. It discusses analytical techniques, and applications of biomarkers to environmental and archaeological problems. The Biomarker Guide is an invaluable resource for geologists, petroleum geochemists, biogeochemists, environmental scientists and archaeologists.