Paradoxes in Geology

Paradoxes in Geology

U. Briegel, Wen-Jiao Xiao


an engaging quantity proposing the papers accumulated for the Festschrift "Paradoxes in smooth Geology" in honor of Professor Ken Jinghwa Hsu at the social gathering of his seventieth birthday.

Paradox, as outlined in a dictionary, is an announcement opposite to approved opinion. vast dialogue of paradoxes is fruitful for the development of technology ordinarily, and geosciences specifically, has been amply verified via Professor Hsu all through his individual occupation. not just has he propelled the geoscience group ahead together with his arguable statements, a couple of his former scholars, who're at the moment in key positions at universities and in undefined, are influencing in an analogous open minded approach the current day considering. The huge scope this reasoning encompasses is established via the contributions to this booklet, delineating paradoxes and difficulties within the fields of tectonics, simple and utilized geosciences, petrology, paleoceanography, paleoclimatology and paleogeography, kinematics and modelling.

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