Paradoxes in Geology

Paradoxes in Geology

U. Briegel, Wen-Jiao Xiao

an attractive quantity featuring the papers amassed for the Festschrift "Paradoxes in sleek Geology" in honor of Professor Ken Jinghwa Hsu at the social gathering of his seventieth birthday.

Paradox, as outlined in a dictionary, is a press release opposite to authorized opinion. vast dialogue of paradoxes is fruitful for the development of technological know-how generally, and geosciences particularly, has been amply tested via Professor Hsu all through his special occupation. not just has he propelled the geoscience group ahead along 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 identical open minded approach the current day pondering. The extensive scope this reasoning encompasses is verified by means of the contributions to this booklet, delineating paradoxes and difficulties within the fields of tectonics, uncomplicated and utilized geosciences, petrology, paleoceanography, paleoclimatology and paleogeography, kinematics and modelling.

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