Historical geology

    Tectonic Plates are Moving!

    By Roy Livermore

    Hardback £24.46

    A witty, irreverent guide to the birth, development, and state-of-the-art of one of the most important theories in Earth Science. The book explains how modern plate tectonics accounts for phenomena such as great earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, and how it controls conditions at the Earth's surface, including global geography and...

    Impact of Tectonic Activity on Ancient Civilizations

    By Eric R. Force

    Paperback £27.92

    In many ways, the records of antiquity tell us that active tectonism helped to mold our cultural heritage. Impact of Tectonic Activity on Ancient Civilizations draws from various fields such as tectonics geology, classics, history, archaeology, and anthropology to support this conclusion.

    Rocks: A Very Short Introduction

    By Jan Zalasiewicz

    Paperback Save £0.74 = £7.25

    Rocks are crucial constituents of our lives, not only making the solid ground beneath our feet, but breaking up into the soil that feeds our crops, and providing the metal ores and other materials vital for civilization. This Very Short Introduction introduces the structure and diversity of rocks on Earth,...

    Chicxulub: The Impact and Tsunami: The Story of the Largest Known Asteroid to Hit the Earth

    By David Shonting

    Hardback Save £4.54 = £23.45

    This book tells the story of the catastrophic impact of the giant 10 Km asteroid Chicxulub into the ancient Gulf of Mexico 65.5 million years ago. The aftermath of the Chicxulub's event initiated decades and more of major global climate changes including a "Nuclear Winter" of freezing darkness and blistering...

    Early Geological Maps of Europe: Central Europe 1750 to 1840

    Hardback Save £4.14 = £28.85

    This book focuses on the presentation and evaluation of geological maps of the Central Europe from 1750 up to 1840. Milestones in presentation of stratigraphy and tectonics and new geological models on such maps will be underlined. Geological maps represent geological synthesis and indicate the level of geological knowledge throughout...

    Reconstructing Quaternary Environments

    By Michael J. C. Walker

    Hardback £92.24

    Examines the various forms of evidence used to establish the history and scale of environmenal changes during the Quaternary. The evidence is extremely diverse, ranging from landforms and sediments to fossil assemblages and isotope ratios, bringing the book fully up to date since its last publication.

    Subduction Dynamics

    Hardback £104.46

    Subduction dynamics has been actively studied through seismology, mineral physics, and laboratory and numerical experiments.

    Volcanoes and the Making of Scotland

    By Brian Upton

    Hardback Save £1.29 = £23.70

    Brian Upton explores Scotland's volcanoes from the most recent examples to volcanoes of the obscure Precambrian times which left their signature in the ancient rocks of the far north-west.

    Encyclopedia of Scientific Dating Methods

    Hardback £290.06

    The most comprehensive survey of dating methods in the earth sciences, this book provides a synthesis of physical and chemical bases of dating methods, and the applications of dating methods to the geological sciences, biology, and archaeology.

    Biodiversity and Earth History

    By Edvard Glucksman

    Hardback Save £8.34 = £45.65

    - Mechanisms of mutual influence between living organisms and the environment: how life changed Earth's history whilst, at the same time, environmental pressures continue to shape the evolution of species;

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