The VIII International Geology Congress, Paris 1900.

Puche Riart, Octavio and Mazadiego Martínez, Luis Felipe and Kindelán Echevarria, Paz (2008). The VIII International Geology Congress, Paris 1900.. "Episodes", v. 31 (n. 3); pp. 336-343. ISSN 0705-3797.

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Title: The VIII International Geology Congress, Paris 1900.
Author/s:
  • Puche Riart, Octavio
  • Mazadiego Martínez, Luis Felipe
  • Kindelán Echevarria, Paz
Item Type: Article
Título de Revista/Publicación: Episodes
Date: September 2008
ISSN: 0705-3797
Volume: 31
Subjects:
Faculty: E.T.S.I. Minas (UPM)
Department: Ingeniería Geológica [hasta 2014]
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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Abstract

France wanted to be the world centre of science and culture at the time of the Universal World Exhibition in 1900 and therefore welcomed several international congresses to Paris that year, including the VIII International Geological Congress. Some of the participants and organisers of this meeting are described and the participants and contributions are analysed by country. Topics in physical geography, tectonics and mineral deposits attracted particular attention. The main Congress themes are described and details of the numerous field excursions are also provided. No major scientific advances occurred as a result of the Congress but it provided the opportunity for valuable exchanges of information and ideas and impetus to several fields

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Item ID: 10199
DC Identifier: http://oa.upm.es/10199/
OAI Identifier: oai:oa.upm.es:10199
Official URL: http://iugs.org/index.php?page=publications
Deposited by: Biblioteca ETSI Minas y Energía
Deposited on: 02 Feb 2012 07:34
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2016 18:26
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