Volcanology & seismology

    When Galleries Shake - Earthquake Damage Mitigation for Muse

    By Jerry Podany

    Paperback £49.21

    Earthquakes pose myriad dangers to heritage collections worldwide. This book provides an accessible introduction to these dangers and to the methodologies developed at the Getty and other museums internationally for mitigating seismic vulnerability. Conceived as a primer and reference, this abundantly illustrated volume begins with an engaging overview of explanations...

    Seismic Data Interpretation using Digital Image Processing

    By Saleh A. Al-Dossary

    Hardback £64.93

    Bridging the gap between modern image processing practices by the scientific community at large and the world of geology and reflection seismology This book covers the basics of seismic exploration, with a focus on image processing techniques as applied to seismic data.

    Eruption

    By Steve Olson

    Paperback Save £0.79 = £12.20

    Survival narrative meets scientific, natural and social history in the riveting story of a volcanic disaster.

    Volcanoes of Europe

    By Dougal Jerram

    Paperback £27.95

    The volcanoes of Europe offer dramatic landscapes, intriguing geological and geographical characteristics, and compelling histories of their interaction with those who have chosen to live on and near them. This new colour illustrated edition presents a wealth of up-to-date material in a comprehensive and thoroughly researched introduction.

    Earth's Inner Core

    By Hrvoje Tkalcic

    Hardback Save £6.06 = £48.93

    The first comprehensive review of past and contemporary research on the Earth's inner core from a seismological perspective. Providing a detailed account of how seismology is used in inner core research, and suggesting avenues for further study, it is an essential resource for researchers and students studying seismology and deep...

    Geomorphology and Volcanology of Costa Rica

    By Jean Pierre Bergoeing

    Paperback Save £16.54 = £78.46

    Geomorphology and Volcanology of Costa Rica is the product of more than 30 years of research explaining the evolution of the quaternary relief of a geomorphologically diverse country. The book details the physical landscape of Costa Rica, with an emphasis on potential threats to the landscape, such as earthquakes, landslides,...

    Island on Fire

    By Alexandra Witze

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    Laki is Iceland's largest volcano. Its eruption in 1783 is one of history's great, untold natural disasters. Spewing out sun-blocking ash and then a poisonous fog for eight long months, the effects of the eruption lingered across the world for years. It caused the deaths of people as far away...

    Computational Seismology

    By Heiner Igel

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £28.85

    This book is an introductory text to a range of numerical methods used today to simulate time-dependent processes in Earth science, physics, engineering, and many other fields. It looks under the hood of current simulation technology and provides guidelines on what to look out for when carrying out sophisticated simulation...

    Introduction to Volcanic Seismology

    By Vyacheslav M. Zobin

    Paperback £121.21

    Introduction to Volcanic Seismology, Third Edition covers all aspects of volcano seismology, specifically focusing on recent studies and developments. This new edition expands on the historical aspects, including updated information on how volcanic seismology was handled in the past instrumentation, processing techniques, number of observatories worldwide that is compared to...

    Earth-Shattering Events: Earthquakes, Nations and Civilizati

    By Andrew Robinson

    Hardback Save £5.12 = £13.83

    Since antiquity, on every continent, human beings in search of attractive landscapes and economic prosperity have made a Faustian bargain with the risk of devastation by an earthquake. Today, around half of the world's largest cities - as many as sixty - lie in areas of major seismic activity. This...

    Latest from the blog

    Fantastic new recipe book from Sabrina Ghayour 'Sirocco'

    Sabrina Ghayour's long awaited second recipe book Sirocco is out this month and is a great follow up to Persianna. Read article

    Ten Great Bedtime Reads from The Great British Bookshop and Aspace

    We have teamed up with Aspace (www.aspace.co.uk) who create beautiful room for Children to bring you 10 great bedtime reads for your little ones. Read article

    Latest from Twitter

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Lottery funding for dementia reading project £2m pledged for Reading Agency scheme to pair readers with dementia sufferers

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has held on to the number one spot for a sixth week #HarryPotter #CursedChild @littlebrown @pottermore

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      @thebookseller @MartinaCole @Jeffrey_Archer @Foyles

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Frith wins inaugural Klaus Flugge Prize for illustration t.co/U9P08h4XMG

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      RT @Gue_de_Bost: #Dordogneholidaycottage available Sept tweet to book for more info

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      The editor is just back from france @HomeAwayUK! t.co/IWutTER1x7