Kurt Lambeck

Of Moon and Land, Ice and Strand:
Sea Level during Glacial Cycles

2014, cm 17 x 24, 88 pp. con 15 figg. n.t. e 2 tavv. f.t. a colori.

ISBN: 9788822263391

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L’impostazione teorica e pratica di Lambeck, Professore Emerito presso il Dipartimento di ricerca in Scienze Naturali dell’Australian National University (Canberra), tocca questioni fondamentali legate al nostro pianeta. Le sue scoperte sulla geologia terrestre hanno rivoluzionato concetti cruciali delle geoscienze, adottando un’ottica interdisciplinare che spazia dalla geodetica alla geologia, alla geofisica, all’oceanografia e alla paleoclimatologia. I suoi libri rappresentano un punto di riferimento per gli studiosi di geodinamica terrestre.

Kurt Lambeck
Kurt Lambeck (b. 1941, Utrecht, The Netherlands and Australian citizen since 1956). After his undergraduate work (University of New South Wales, Australia) and PhD (University of Oxford), he worked at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, at the University of Paris and at the Australian National University from 1977 to 2007 where he is now Professor Emeritus. He is also a Visiting Professor at the École Normal Supérieur in Paris. Throughout his career, Lambeck’s theoretical and observational approaches address fundamental questions relating to our planet. His findings on the solid earth have revolutionized crucial concepts in the geosciences, adopting an interdisciplinary outlook ranging from geodetics to geology, geophysics, oceanography and paleoclimatology. His books are essential for students and researchers in terrestrial geodynamics. settembre 2014