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Description - The Biomarker Guide: Volume 2, Biomarkers and Isotopes in Petroleum Systems and Earth History by K. E. Peters

The second edition of The Biomarker Guide is a fully updated and expanded version of this essential reference. Now in two volumes, it provides a comprehensive account of the role that biomarker technology plays both in petroleum exploration and in understanding Earth history and processes. Biomarkers and Isotopes in Petroleum Exploration and Earth History itemizes parameters used to genetically correlate petroleum and interpret thermal maturity and extent of biodegradation. It documents most known petroleum systems by geologic age throughout Earth history. The Biomarker Guide is an invaluable resource for geologists, petroleum geochemists, biogeochemists, and environmental scientists.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521039987
ISBN-10: 0521039983
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 189mm x 36mm)
Pages: 704
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 16-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - K. E. Peters

With over 15 years experience as a geochemist in the petroleum industry, he is currently Senior Research Geologist at the US Geological Survey. Senior Research Geochemist at ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company. A member of the Chevron Biomarker Group in the 1970s and 1980s during a time of pioneering research into the application of biomarker technology to petroleum exploration.