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For reviewers:

Titles available for review are advertised below. If you are a Fellow of the Society and would like to review one of them for us, please write to the Editor. You will be invited to keep the book in return for your efforts.

Geoscientist reviews are all 400 words long.

(Please note that titles advertised for review are not available from the Publishing House - unless otherwise stated.)

For publishers:

Geoscientist has a monthly circulation of c.12,000 copies, and is circulated exclusively to qualified professional Earth scientists worldwide, as well as Friends of the Society who are amateurs with an interest but no degree qualification in Earth sciences. If you want your book reviewed before this highly targeted readership, please send a review copy to:

Dr Ted Nield, Editor, Geoscientist, The Geological Society of London, Burlington House, Piccadilly, LONDON W1J 0BG.

Books currently available for review by Fellows

(Fellows of the Society only please!)

  • NEW! Proterozoic Origens of India -  a critical window to Gondwana by TRK Chetty.  2017 Elsevier 405pp, sbk
  • NEW! New Zealand Landscape - behind the scene by Paul W Williams.   Elsevier 2017 470 pp sbk
  • NEW! Risks, Rewards and regulation of Unconventional Gas - a global perspective by Grafton , Quentin et al (eds)2017 Cambridge University Press494pp, hbk
  • NEW! Sedimentology of Paralic Reservoirs - recent advances by Hampson, G J et al., (eds) Geol Soc Publishing House 2017 SP #444 (hbk)
  • NEW! The Message - a novel by Jan Vana. Falcondale press 199 pp sbk
  • NEW! Monogenetic Volcanism by Nemeth K et al. (eds), 2017 Geol. Soc. pub. Hse., SP #446 382pp hbk
  • NEW! Earth System Evolution and Early Life - a celebration of the work of Martin Brasier by Brasier A T et al (eds) 2017 Geol. Soc Pub. Hse. SP#448 432pp hbk
  • NEW!  Subterranean Norwich – the grain of the city, by Matthew Williams. Lasse Press 160pp sbk
  • NEW! The Archaeological and Forensic Applications of Microfossils - a deeper understanding of human history by Williams M et al (eds) 2017 Geol. Soc. Pub. Hse. for Micropal. Soc.296pp hbk
  • NEW! The Cambrian Fossils of Chengjiang, China - the flowering of Early Animal Life by Hou-Xiang Guang et al, 2nd Ed., 311pp, 2017 Wiley Blackwell hbk
  • Principles of Radiometric Dating by Kunchithipadam Gopalan Cambridge UP 2017 207pp hbk
  • Geochemistry and Geophysics of Active Volcanic Lakes by Ohba et al.  GSL Publishing SP#437 295pp, hbk
  • Salt Tectonics - principles & practice by Jackson PA and Huden MR.  Cambridge University Press 2017 498pp, hbk
  • Chesapeake perspectives - decoding the deep sediments: Ecological History of Chesapeake Bay by Grace Brush. 2017 Maryland Sea Grant 63pp sbk
  • Tectonics of the Deccan Large Igneous Province by Mukherjee et al. (Eds), 2017.  Geol Soc Spec Pub #445 363pp, hbk
  • Seismicity, Fault Rupture and Earthquake Hazards in Slowly Deforming Margins by Landgraf et al (eds) 2017 Geological Society 261pp hbk
  • Land Surface remote Sensing, by Baghdadi N and Zribi M (eds).  Elsevier 2017 342pp hbk
  • Integrated Environmental modelling to Solve Real World Problems.  Geol Soc Spec pub #408, 2017 by Riddick et al (eds)
  • Petroleum Geoscience of the West Africa Margin.  Geol Soc Spec. pub. #438, 2017 by Sabato Ceraldi et al (eds)
  • Waves, Particles and Storms in Geospace by Balasis et al.  2016  Oxford University Press 448pp hbk
  • Lake Pavin - history, geology, biogeochemistry and sedimentology of a deep meromictic maar lake, by Sime-Ngando et al., (Eds) 2016 Springer.  421pp, hbk
  • A History of the Solar System by Claudio Vita-Finzi.  Springer Verlag 2016 100pp sbk
  • Lake Bonneville - a scientific update edited by Oviatt and Shroder 2016 Elsevier, 659pp hbk
  • Subsurface Flow and Imaging by Donald Wyman Vasco and Akhil Datta-Gupta 2016 Cambridge UP., 354pp, hbk
  • Source to Sink Fluxes in undisturbed Cold Environments, by Beylich et al., (eds) 2016 Cambridge UP., 4-8pp, hbk
  • Palaeomagnetism in fold and thrust belts - new perspectives Edited by Pueyo et al.  2016 Geological Society Special Publication #424. hbk
  • River-dominated shelf sediments of East Asian seas. Edited by Clift et al.  2016 Geological Society Special Publication #429. hbk
  • Stochastic Analysts of Scaling Time Series - from turbulence theory to applications by Schmitt FG and Huang Y.  Cambridge UP 2016 204pp hbk
  • Precession, Nutation and Wobble of the Earth by Dehant and Mathews 2015.  Cambridge University Press, 536pp, hbk.
  • Fundamental Controls on Fluid Flow in Carbonates by Agar et al., Geological Society Special Publication #406
  • The Use of Palaeomagnetism and Rock Magnetism to Understand Volcanic Processes by Ort et al. Geological Society of London Special Publication #396