Earth sciences

    Reading the Rocks

    By Brenda Maddox

    Hardback £14.46

    A rich and exuberant group biography of the first geologists, the people who were first to excavate from the layers of the world its buried history. These first geologists were made up primarily, and inevitably, of gentlemen with the necessary wealth to support their interests, yet boosting their numbers, expanding...

    Atmosphere and Climate of Mars

    Hardback Save £16.14 = £103.86

    This volume reviews all aspects of Mars atmospheric science from the surface to space, and from now and into the past.

    Coal Mining in the East Neuk of Fife

    By John McManus

    Hardback Save £1.29 = £23.70

    Coal mining in Fife has an industrial history of four hundred years, although, in the East Neuk of Fife, despite many accessible and shallow deposits, the industry is long inactive. John McManus provides a survey of the geology and a history of the socio-economic factors that led to the rise...

    London's Hidden Rivers

    By David Fathers

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    London has many rivers, but they are often hidden under centuries of development. Rivers like the Walbrook, the Fleet or the Westbourne have left their mark on the city, and still form an important part of our subterranean world. David Fathers traces the course of twelve hidden rivers in a...

    Excursion Guide to the Geomorphology of the Howgill Fells

    By Adrian Harvey

    Paperback £19.42

    The Howgills form part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The fells are an important study area, especially in relation to modern process geomorphology but also in the context of environmental change. The purpose of this field guide is to give background for students of geomorphology and late Quaternary environmental...

    Mull, Iona & Ardnamurchan

    By Alan McKirdy

    Paperback £6.65

    The latest in a new series of books which explain how Scotland's scenery was made, why it looks the way it does today and how it has changed over millions of years

    Argyll & the Islands

    By Alan McKirdy

    Paperback £6.65

    The latest in a new series of books which explain how Scotland's scenery was made, why it looks the way it does today and how it has changed over millions of years

    Rogue Waves

    By Michel Olagnon

    Paperback £18.46

    Rogue waves remain something of a mystery. Long believed to be a myth or an exaggeration, they haven't been the subject of any kind of serious in-depth research - until now. This book makes rigorous marine science accessible to all, exploring the causes and frequency of rogue waves, and the...

    Conservation for the Anthropocene Ocean

    Paperback £44.02

    Conservation for the Anthropocene Ocean: Interdisciplinary Science in Support of Nature and People emphasizes strategies to better connect the practice of marine conservation with the needs and priorities of a growing global human population. It conceptualizes nature and people as part of shared ecosystems, with interdisciplinary methodologies and science-based applications...


    By Paul Barrett

    Hardback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    An engaging guide to the discovery and scientific impact of the Natural History Museum's famous Stegosaurus skeleton.

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