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Free online access for Fellows


Fellows can now access 'Petroleum Geology: From Mature Basis to New Frontiers – proceedings of the 7th Petroleum Geology conference (PGC7)' for free in the Lyell collection.

PETEX stand 2018

PETEX 2018

Visit the Geological Society at booth G6 at PETEX 2018

Landslide Paper in QJGEH

Proving a landslide

Ground behaviour problems at Pissouri, Cyprus

New paper in the Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology

Biomass picture

The deep history of the earth's biomass

A new perspective on the history of life on Earth with important implications for the search for life on other worlds. Download the paper to find out more. 

Dinosaur tracks

A sauropod-dominated tracksite discovered on the Isle of Skye, Scotland

Middle Jurassic dinosaur fossils are rare, now new discoveries fill that gap.


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In addition to its own publications, the Publishing House is the European distributor for AAPG and SEPM titles. The Society also publishes and distributes book titles for IAVCEI, TMS and IUGS, as well as journals for a number of other UK-based Societies.
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The Lyell Collection is one of the largest integrated collections of Earth science literature in the world comprising 260,000 pages, 26,000 articles and 1,000 volumes.
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Special Publications are our flagship series, renowned throughout the global geoscience community for their high quality of science and production. We currently publish around 20 new volumes every year.


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