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Instructions for reviewers and publishers

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! Geological Belts, Plate Boundaries and Mineral Deposits in Myanmar by Andrew Mitchell.  Elsevier 2018 509pp sbk
  • NEW! Geology - a very short introduction by Jan Zalasiewicz.  Oxford UP, 2018 July.  (High quality pre-publication bound review copy of uncorrected proof.)
  • NEW! Land Bridges: ancient environments, plant migrations and new world connections by Alan Graham.  Chicago University Press 2018 310pp sbk
  • NEW! The Epochs of Nature by Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon.  Transl. & Ed. by Jan Zalasiewicz, Anne-Sophie Milon & Mateusz Zalasiewicz.  Chicago UP, 2018.  190pp hbk.  Illustrated.
  • NEW! Energy & Climate Change - an introduction to geological controls, interventions & mitigations by Michael Stephenson Elsevier 2018 186pp, sbk
  • NEW! From Source to Seep - geochemical applications in hydrocarbon systems by Lawson et al. (eds) 2018 Geol Soc Spec Pub #468  208pp hbk
  • NEW! The Permian Timescale by Lucas S G & Shen S Z (eds) Geol Soc Spec Pub #450 2018 458pp hbk
  • Introduction to Endvironmental Modelling by Gray WG & Gray GA 2018 425pp sbk
  • The First Global Inegrated Marine Assessment - World Ocean Assessment 1 (united Nations) by Ijnnick L and Simcock A (coordinators) 2018 973pp hbk
  • Petroleum Geology of NW Europe: 50 years of learning (Proc. 8th PGC) by M Bowman and B Levell (eds) 2018 GSPH 646pp hbk in slipcase.
  • Exploration of Subsurface Antarctica 2018 by Siegert M A, Jamieson S S R, & White DA (Eds). GSL SP461. 256pp (hbk)
  • Circum-Arctic Lithosphere Evolution 2018 by Pease V & Coakley B (eds) GSL SP460. 476pp (hbk)
  • Subseismic-scale Reservoir Deformation 2018 by Ashton M, Dee S J & Wennberg O P, (eds) GSL SP459. 216pp (hbk)
  • Crustal Evolution of Idia and Antarctica: The Supercontinent Connection by Pant & Dasgupta, GSPH/SCAR Special Publication #457 359pp hbk
  • Geological Evolution of the Central Asian Basins and the Western Tien Shan Range by Brunet et al., GSPH Special Publication #427 605pp 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
  • 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
  • Waves, Particles and Storms in Geospace by Balasis et al.  2016  Oxford University Press 448pp hbk
  • Lake Bonneville - a scientific update edited by Oviatt and Shroder 2016 Elsevier, 659pp hbk