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A new edition of a classic text introducing metamorphic rocks and how they form, in full colour and thoroughly updated.
1. The Concept of Metamorphism; 2. Chemical Equilibrium in Metamorphism; 3. The Pressure-Temperature Conditions of Metamorphism; 4. Metamorphism of Pelitic Rocks; 5. Metamorphism of Basic Igneous Rocks; 6. Metamorphism of Limestones - Marbles, Calc-Silicates and Skarns; 7. Mineral Growth and Textures in Metamorphic Rocks; 8. Metamorphism Linked to Deformation; 9. The Duration of Metamorphism; 10. Metamorphism and Tectonics.
Bruce Yardley is Emeritus Professor at the University of Leeds and previously taught at the Universities of Manchester and East Anglia and has spent sabbaticals at Otago, ETH Zurich and Wisconsin - Madison. He has worked on many aspects of metamorphic petrology and crustal fluid processes, and has served as Chair of the Metamorphic Studies Group (1991-3), Science Secretary of the Geological Society of London (2002-6), President of the European Association of Geochemistry (2005-6) and also President of the Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (2019-20). He has held a Harkness Fellowship, at the University of Washington (1974-76) and a Humboldt Prize at GFZ Potsdam (2009-11). Clare Warren is a Senior Lecturer and metamorphic geologist and geochronologist at the Open University, UK and has worked extensively on metamorphic rocks that form in subduction and continental collision zones. She has published a number of widely-cited papers, and has served as Treasurer and Secretary of the UK Metamorphic Studies Group and on the Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland Council. In 2020 she was the first recipient of the UK Metamorphic Studies Group's Barrow Award.