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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.

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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! Atlas of Natural & Induced Fractures in Core by John C Lorenz & Scott P Cooper.  WileyBlackwell/AAPG 2017,305pp, hbk
  • NEW! Wedded to the Rocks - the life and work of Adam Sedgwick, by Chris Park.  Amazon 2017, 329pp
  • NEW! Tectonic Evolution of the Eastern Black Sea and Caucasus by Sosson et al., GSPH Special publication #428 368pp hbk
  • NEW! Crustal Evolution of Idia and Antarctica: The Supercontinent Connection by Pant & Dasgupta, GSPH/SCAR Special Publication #457 359pp hbk
  • NEW! Geological Evolution of the Central Asian Basins and the Western Tien Shan Range by Brunet et al., GSPH Special Publication #427 605pp hbk
  • NEW! The NE Atlantic Region etc., by Peron-Pinvidic et al, GSPH Special Publication #447 467pp, hbk
  • NEW! Geology of the S Devon Coast (Dorset county boundary to Brixham area) & Geology of the Dorset Coast (2nd Edn), by John C W Cope.  Geologists' Association 122pp & 222pp resp., sbk.  OFFERED FOR REVIEW TOGETHER
  • Photo Atlas of Mineral Pseudomorphism by J T Kloprogge & R Lavinsky Elsevier 2017281pp hbk
  • Geomechanics & Geology by Turner JP et al (eds) 2017 Geological Society Special Publication 458 298pp, hbk
  • Archaeological Soil & Sediment Micromorphology by Cristiano Nicosia & Georges Stoops (eds) 2017 Wiley Blackwell 476pp hbk
  • Monogenetic Volcanism by Nemeth K et al. (eds), 2017 Geol. Soc. pub. Hse., SP #446 382pp hbk
  • Subterranean Norwich – the grain of the city, by Matthew Williams. Lasse Press 160pp sbk
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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