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Books currently available for review by Fellows

(Fellows of the Society only please!) 

  • NEWLY AVAILABLE! The Role of Women in the History of Geology, by C.V. Burek & B. Higgs (eds), Geological Society SP 281 2007, 342 pp. hbk. **Re-issued to mark the centenary of female Fellows
  • NEW! Glaciated Margins: The Sedimentary and Geophysical Archive, by D. P. Le Heron et al. (eds), Geological Society SP 475 2019, 288 pp. hbk.
  • NEW! Hydromagmatic Processes and Platinum-Group Element Deposits in Layered Intrusions, by Alan Boudreau, Cambridge University Press 2019, 275 pp. hbk.
  • NEW! Aeolian Geomorphology: A New Introduction, by Ian Livingstone & Andew Warren (eds), Wiley Blackwell 2019, 318pp. hbk.
  • NEW! Paleozoic Plays of NW Europe, by A.A. Monaghan et al. (eds), Geological Society SP 471, 398 pp. hbk.
  • NEW! Drought: Science and Policy, by Ana Iglesias et al. (eds), Wiley Blackwell 2019, 257 pp. hbk.
  • NEW! Reconstructing Archaeological Sites: Understanding the Geoarchaeological Matrix, By Panagiotis (Takis) Karkanas & Paul Goldberg, Wiley Blackwell 2019, 279 pp. hbk.
  • NEW! Fluvial Meanders and their Sedimentary Products in the Rock Record, by Massimiliano Ghinassi et al. (eds), Wiley Blackwell 2019, 592 pp. hbk. 
  • Martian Gullies and their Earth Analogues, by S.J. Conway, J.L. Carrivick, P.A. Carling, T. de Haas and T.N. Harrisin (Eds), GSL SP467 2019, 434 pp. hbk.
  • A Practical Guide to Rock Microstructure (2nd Edition), by Ron H. Vernon, Cambridge University Press 2018, 431 pp. hbk.
  • 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.
  • Volatiles in the Martian Crust, by Justin Filiberto & Susanne P. Schwenzer (eds) Elsevier 2018, 426 pp. pbk.
  • Plant Flow Measurement and Control Handbook: Fluid, Solid, Slurry and Multiphase Flow, by Swapan Basu, Elsevier Academic Press 2018, 1288 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.