Isotopes and the Natural Environment

  • Paul Alexandre

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Theory and Methodology of Isotopes

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  3. Applications of Isotopes in the Natural Environment

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  4. Back Matter
    Pages 83-97

About this book


This book provides straightforward and practical information on isotopes applied to a variety of natural sciences. It covers the basics of isotopes and includes detailed examples from a range of natural sciences: ecology, biology, human health, environment and climate, geography, and geology, highlighting their applicability in these fields. It is a must-read for all advanced-undergraduate and graduate students working with isotopes, regardless of the area, and is a very useful one-stop resource for scientists starting in isotope research.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Paul Alexandre
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  1. 1.Geology DepartmentBrandon UniversityBrandonCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-33651-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-33652-3
  • Series Print ISSN 2510-1307
  • Series Online ISSN 2510-1315
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