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A range of gift ideas for geologists and geology enthusiasts

New GSL Publications
 ... The 2018 GSL Calendar
 ... Special Publications

 

New GSL Publications

Our Restless Earth - 2018 Calendar

A4, sprial bound (unfolds to display at A3).

The winners of the Earth Science Week 2017 photography competition 'Our Restless Earth' are featured in this 2018 calendar. See all the winning images on the Society blog.

2018 calendar sample page  2018 calendar cover


New Special Publications

  • Geohazards in Indonesia: Earth Science for Disaster Risk Reduction (SP441)
  • Engineering Geology and Geomorphology of Glaciated and Periglaciated Terrains: Engineering Group Working Party Report (SPE28)
  • Crustal Evolution of India and Antarctica: The Supercontinent Connection (SP457)

                         
                          
                         






New and recent publications

Forthcoming publications


General Interest

Fossil (DK Eyewitness) Fossil DK Eyewitness

Explore the history of life on Earth through every type of fossil, from marine invertebrates such as ammonites, to fishes, plants, early amphibians, dinosaurs, birds, mammals, and even humans. See more MPFEY


Fossils (DK Handbook) Fossils DK Handbook

Packed with more than 1,000 amazing photographs of over 500 species, this handbook is designed to cut through the complicated identification process and enable you to recognize species instantly. See more MPFHD


Nautilus, Beautiful Survivor: 500 million years of evolutionary history 

Nautilus front cover

By Wolfgang Grulk. This book celebrates the long history of Nautilus, its role in human culture and the realities of its life today. See sample pages and order a copy here.


GemstonesGemstones

From Amber to Rubellite, discover over 130 varieties of cut and uncut stones, organic gemstones and precious metals. Published by Dorling Kindersly. See more MPGEM


Waking the Giant: How a changing climate triggers earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanoes Waking the Giant

Published by Oxford University Press. See more MPWTG 



Regional Geology and Guide Books


Volcanoes of Europe, Second edition (paperback) Volcanoes of Europe, 2nd ed paperback

This thoroughly revised and updated edition reflects modern research and is now illustrated in colour throughout. It presents the volcanoes of Europe, as they are today and tells how they have shaped our past. See more MVOEUP


Field Guide to the Geology of Northeastern Oman Field Guide to the Geology of Northeastern Oman

The scenery is unique, and often breathtaking. This book is written in a textbook style and presents the geology in a comprehensible way, this field guide is aimed at geologists and amateurs, visitors and travelers exploring the beauty and the significance of Oman geology. See more MOMAN

 

The 'Geology of' Series…   Geology of Japan paperback

Discover the Geological Society's ‘Geology of’ series, including Japan, Scotland, Spain, Thailand and Chile.

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GA Guides 

The Geologists’ Association publishes a series of detailed, accessible and attractive field guides to both British and international sites of geological interest.  

The guides offer an excellent introduction to the geology of a particular area and are the perfect complement for a day trip or longer holiday. All GA Guides 

 



Fossils of the Jurassic Coast   

Fossils of the Jurassic Coast cover

Fossils of the Jurassic Coast is about our relationship with the deep past – a place we journey to using science, and bring to life with our imagination. This book is a must for anyone interested in the Jurassic Coast, in fossils or in the development of life on earth. Published by The Jurassic Coast Trust. See more MPFOS


Iceland, 2nd edition 

Iceland

Icelandic culture cannot be fully comprehended without understanding its geology. This book will interest student, amateur and professional geologists, along withothers attracted by the natural environment and seeking a deeper understanding of what makes Iceland the unique place that it is. Product code: MPBIC.  Also see the GA Guide #52, See more Iceland.


 

Italian Volcanoes Italian Volcanoes

Richly illustrated with maps and photographs, this guide is ideal for all geologists, amateur and professional, and also for visitors to Italy who have been captivated by some of the world's most spectacular volcanoes. See more MPITVO


The Making of a Land - Geology of Norway The Making of a Land - Geology of Norway

A fantastic journey from the summits of Norway's spectacular rugged and weather-beaten mountains to the riches concealed in the sedimentary rocks on the continental shelf. This book displays the treasures of Norwegian geology for everyone to see. See more GNOR


Rite in the Rain 

 

 
 

The online bookshop stocks a range of notebooks from 'Rite in the Rain', including a Geological Society field book with the GSL logo.  

Each notebook is made up of a patented environmentally responsible, all-weather writing paper that sheds water.


View the range of notebooks



Map Prints and related titles

William Smith 1815 Geological Map GSL reproduction

William Smith 1815 Geological Map of England and Wales with part of Scotland

  • GSL reproduction, flat, A2. Product code: MPBWS
  • BGS reproduction, folded, 127.6cm x 95.2cm. Product code: BWS1815. Also available as a set with the William Smith Memoir. Code: BWSSET
  • BGS Geological Map of Great Britain, bicentennial edition in the style of William Smith, folded, 125.7 x 94.8cm  Product code: BBIC15

The William Smith county maps Geological Map of Berkshire

Choose from individual prints of 21 counties originally published between 1819 & 1824. View the range of county map prints and other William Smith related titles


Map: Exploring the World Map Exploring the World

Published by Phaidon, this wonderfully illustrated map book contains maps that represent over 5,000 years of cartographic innovation drawing on a range of cultures and traditions. Featuring some of the most influential mapmakers and institutions in history, including William Smith, Gerardus Mercator, Abraham Ortelius, Phyllis Pearson, Heinrich Berann, Bill Rankin, Ordnance Survey and Google Earth. See more MPMAP


Introducing Earth Sciences

Introducing Geology: A Guide to the World of Rocks, 2nd edition

Introducing Geology: A Guide to the World of Rocks, 2nd edition 

Graham Park’s book is an introduction to geology and explains in simple terms what geology can tell us about the world. Copiously illustrated this book is intended for those who have a new found interest in geology. Technical terms are kept to a minimum and are explained in a glossary. 


Other titles in the series:

Introducing Sedimentology 
Introducing Mineralogy 
Introducing Tectonics, Rock Structures and Mountain Belts 
Introducing Palaeontology: A Guide to Ancient Life 
Introducing Volcanology: A Guide to Hot Rocks 
Introducing Oceanography
Introducing Geomorphology: A Guide to Landforms and Processes 
Introducing the Planets and Their Moons 
Introducing Natural Resources 


Geological Society Staff Authors/Editors

Ted Nield (Editor of Geoscientist)  Underlands paperback

Underlands: A Journey Through Britain's Lost Landscape (Hardback or Paperback). The hardback is currently on special offer for £10 each. Limited quantities available.

By the same author:

Incoming! Or, why we should stop worrying and learn to love the meteorite 
Supercontinent: Ten Billion Years in the Life of Our Planet


Michael McKimm (Burlington House Library) Fossil Sunshine

Fossil Sunshine

By Michael McKimm

The poems collected in Fossil Sunshine are the result of Michael McKimm’s year long collaboration with earth scientists, in a project funded by Arts Council England.


Map: Poems After William Smith’s Geological Map of 1815  MAP Poems After William Smith’s Geological Map of 1815

Edited by Michael McKimm

Anthology to celebrate two hundred years of the publication of William Smith's revolutionary map.  The collection includes new work by over thirty poets inspired by William Smith, his revolutionary map, and the foundation of a science.


Fossil DK Eyewitness

Fossils DK Handbook


Iceland

Fossils DK Handbook


MAP Poems After William Smith’s Geological Map of 1815