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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.13,000 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 Amy Whitchurch, 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! Development of Volcanic Gas Reservoirs: The Theory, Key Technologies and Practice of Hydrocarbon Development, by Qiquan Ran, Dong Ren & Yongjun Wang, Elsevier (Petroleum Industry Press, Gulf Professional Publishing) 2019, 1066pp. pbk.
  • NEW! Volatiles in the Martian Crust, by Justin Filiberto & Susanne P. Schwenzer (eds) Elsevier 2018, 426 pp. pbk.
  • NEW! Plant Flow Measurement and Control Handbook: Fluid, Solid, Slurry and Multiphase Flow, by Swapan Basu, Elsevier Academic Press 2018, 1288 pp. hbk.
  • NEW! World Seas: An Environmental Evaluation Vol. III (Ecological Issues and Environmental Impacts) 2nd Edition, by Charles Sheppard (ed), Elsevier Academic Press 2019, 650 pp. pbk.
  • Characterization of Ore-Forming Systems from Geological, Geochemical and Geophysical Studies, by K Gessner, TG Blenkinsop & P Sorjonen-Ward (Eds), GSL SP 453, 2018, 424 pp. hbk. 
  • The Himalayan Cryosphere: Past and Present, NC Pant, R Ravindra, D Srivastava & LG Thompson (Eds), GSL SP 464, 2018, 216 pp. hbk.
  • Volcanic and Igneous Plumbing Systems: Understanding Magma Transport, Storage, and Evolution in the Earth’s Crust, by Steffi Burchardt (ed). Elsevier 2018, 341pp. pbk.
  • Subseismic-scale Reservoir Deformation, by M. Ashton , S.J. Dee & O.P. Wennberg (eds), GSL SP459 2018, 216pp. hbk.
  • Tectonics of the Deccan Large Igneous Province, by Mukherjee et al. (Eds), GSL SP445 2017, 363pp. hbk.