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A range of gift ideas for geologists and geology enthusiasts

New GSL Publications
Regional Geology, Guide Books and General Interest
Rite in the Rain Note books and pads
Maps and related titles
Introducing Earth Sciences
Geological Society Staff Authors

 

New GSL Publications

  • History of Geoscience: Celebrating 50 Years of INHIGEO (SP442)

  • Monogenetic Volcanism (SP446)     History of Geoscience: Celebrating 50 Years of INHIGEO

  • Geochemistry and Geophysics of Active Volcanic Lakes (SP437)

New and recent publications

Forthcoming publications

Regional Geology, Guide Books and General Interest

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.

Volcanoes of Europe, Second edition (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. Product code: MVOEUP

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

The geology of Oman is spectacular – for the touristic layman and the geologist alike. Exceptionally well exposed rocks offer a fascinating outcrop experience, second to none. The scenery is unique, and often breathtaking. As the book is written in a textbook style and presents the geology in a comprehensible way, a broad understanding is facilitated. Therefore, this field guide not only addresses geologists but also amateurs, visitors and travellers exploring the beauty and the significance of Oman geology. Product code: MOMAN

GemstonesGemstones

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

 

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 cover

Fossils of the Jurassic Coast 

Published by The Jurassic Coast Trust. Product Code: MPFOS


Iceland, 2nd edition 

Icelandic culture cannot be fully comprehended without understanding its geology. This book will interest student, amateur and professional geologists, along with others 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, 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. Product code: 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. Product code: GNOR


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

Published by Oxford University Press. Product code: MPWTG


Rite in the Rain 

The online bookshop stocks a range of notebooks from 'Rite in the Rain', including a Geological Society Geological Field book, Side Hard Bound, No. 540F GSL logofield book with the GSL logo.  

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

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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. Code: MPMAP

Bedrock Geology of the United Kingdom and Ireland (map, folded)

A new modern printed bedrock geology map produced in collaboration with the Earth Science Teachers' Association, Geographical Association, Geological Survey of Ireland and Geological Survey of Northern Ireland. 1:1,250,000 scale. Unfolded: 99 (h) x 89 (w) cm. Published by BGS/NERC. Product code: BEDROCKUK

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:

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.

Also available:

Michael McKimm (Burlington House Library) MAP Poems After William Smith’s Geological Map of 1815

Map: Poems After William Smith’s Geological Map of 1815
Edited by Michael Mckimm. Two hundred years after the publication of the first geological map of an entire country, this groundbreaking anthology collects new work by over thirty poets inspired by William Smith, his revolutionary map, and the foundation of a science. 

Fossil Sunshine

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.