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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Becker, George Ferdinand

John W. Servos.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geology and the Lithosphere. 1339 words.

Becker, George Ferdinand (05 January 1847–20 April 1919), geologist, was born in New York City, the son of Alexander Christian Becker, a physician, and Sarah Cary Tuckerman. Becker spent...

Anthropocene: A Very Short Introduction

Erle C. Ellis.

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Geology and the Lithosphere. 208 pages.

Humanity’s impact on the planet has been profound. From fire, intensive hunting, and agriculture, it has accelerated into rapid climate change, widespread pollution, plastic accumulation,...

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White, Israel Charles

Elizabeth Noble Shor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geology and the Lithosphere. 1053 words.

White, Israel Charles (01 November 1848–25 November 1927), geologist, was born near St. Cloud, Virginia (present-day Monongalia County, West Virginia), the son of Michael White and Mary Ann...

Orton, Edward Francis Baxter

Elizabeth Noble Shor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geology and the Lithosphere. 1106 words.

Orton, Edward Francis Baxter (09 March 1829–16 October 1899), geologist, was born in Deposit, Delaware County, New York, the son of Samuel Gibbs Orton, a Congregational minister, and Clara...

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Erle C. Ellis.

in Anthropocene: A Very Short Introduction

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Geology and the Lithosphere. 3971 words.

The Anthropocene continues to be controversial across the many scholarly communities that study social and environmental change, including not only archaeologists, anthropologists,...

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Magnetic properties of iron minerals produced by natural iron- and manganese-reducing groundwater bacteria

Alexandra Abrajevitch, Lubov M. Kondratyeva, Evgeniya M. Golubeva, Kazuto Kodama and Rie S. Hori.

in Geophysical Journal International

P ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geology and the Lithosphere. 7937 words.

Understanding the contribution of biogenic magnetic particles into sedimentary assemblages is a current challenge in palaeomagnetism. It has been demonstrated recently that magnetic...

Limitations in paleomagnetic data and modelling techniques and their impact on Holocene geomagnetic field models

S. Panovska, M. Korte, C. C. Finlay and C. G. Constable.

in Geophysical Journal International

P ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geology and the Lithosphere. 12152 words.

Characterization of geomagnetic field behaviour on timescales of centuries to millennia is necessary to understand the mechanisms that sustain the geodynamo and drive its evolution. As...

Hilgard, Eugene Woldemar

Ralph L. Langenheim.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1060 words.

Hilgard, Eugene Woldemar (05 January 1833–08 January 1916), geologist and pedologist, was born in Zweibrücken in the Rhine-Palatinate (then under Bavarian control), the son of Theodor...