Translation From Russian Into English of gazy Zemli

Author: McMenamin, Mark
Year:2015
Pages:346
ISBN:0-7734-0905-X
978-0-7734-0905-7
Price:219.95
An outstanding English translation of the seminal work of Russian scientist Vasilii Andreevich Sokolov’s 1966 book Gazy Zemli. Originally written for a popular audience, it provides considerable insight into the idiosyncratic and sophisticated Russian earth science research of the 1960’s.

Table of Contents

Editor’s Preface by Mark A.S. McMenamin
Acknowledgements
Introduction
1. Gases at the Early Stages of the Formation of the Earth Protoplanetary Nebula
Gases that Remained on Earth
2. Deep Earth Gases
Contemporary Concepts about the Structure of the earth
Release of Volcanic Gases
Composition of Volcanic Gases
Formation and Alteration of Magmatic Gases
Gas Migration
Differentiation
3. Gases of the Basaltic and Granitic Lithosphere
Release of Free Gas
Gases Encountered in Magmatic Rock
4. Gases of Sedimentary Rocks
The Generation of Gas
Biochemical Zone
Transition Zone
Thermocatalytic Zonte
Gas Methane Zone
Migration of Gases in Sedimentary Rocks
Gas and Oil-Gas Deposits
Coal Bed Gas
Dissolved and Adsorbed Gas
5. Earth’s Atmosphere
Composition of the Atmosphere
Upper Regions of the Atmosphere
Gas Dissipation
6. Contemporary Geochemical Processes with the Participation of Gases
Cyclical Geochemical Processes
Oxygen
Hydrogen
Nitrogen
Sulphur Gaseous Compounds
Halide Compounds
Radiochemical Processes
Release of Gas from the Mantle
Evolution of the Atmosphere
Rare Gases
7. Gas Resources of the Earth
Uses of Natural gas
Hydrocarbon Gases
Helium
Gases of the Atmosphere
Volcanic Gases
Figure Captions
Endnotes
Bibliography
Index