These publications are available from the publisher listed or may be ordered through local bookstores.
Groundwater in Geologic Processes, by Steven E. Ingebritsen and Ward E. Sanford (Cambridge University Press, 1998, $69.95).
The publisher touts this book as "ideal for graduate-level hydrogeologists and geologists with backgrounds in calculus and introductory chemistry" and as an "invaluable reference for professionals in the field."
RealSky CD The Southern Sky
The CD-ROM package includes viewing and manipulation software and is compatible with Windows, Macintosh, UNIX, and VMS systems. The cost of the 11 CD-ROM set is $250, plus shipping and handling. The entire RealSky CD set may be purchased for $450. For more information, call 800-355-2624.
Astronomical Almanac to Be Revised
Almanac users wanting to voice their opinions on possible revisions can complete a survey available on the World Wide Web at http://www.ast.cam.ac.uk/nao/survey.html. The survey site will close on August 1, 1998.
NASA History Takes Leopold Prize
The book, part of the NASA History Series produced by the NASA Headquarters History Division, provides a comprehensive history of planetary radar astronomy, a technology that involves aiming a controlled radar signal at a planet (or some other target) and analyzing information from the signal's echo. The book is available through the Government Printing Office (stock number 033-000-01163-6).
|Basaltic Volcanism Available On Line
The popular text Basaltic Volcanisn on the Terrestrial Planets (Pergamon Press, 1981) is now available on line through the NASA Astrophysics Data System website. The online text, available at http://adsbit.harvard.edu/books, is part of ADS's extensive online holdings. Other recent additions to the ADS archive include back issues of Meteoritics & Planetary Science Online.
(Left) The juxtaposition of textures of basalts is shown in this photomicrograph from Basaltic Volcanism.
PHOTO COURTESY OF G. LOFGREN