Laboratory Manual for Physical Geology         Books about Geology

Here is an alphabetical list of books about Geology, Rocks, Minerals, Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and some other related geosciences topics, compiled by a science librarian, that are currently available . Click on the image or title for additional information and availability (purchases are provided by The list is frequently updated; so check back often.


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[ Here is a separate list for books about Gems and Minerals ]

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Titles A-F

Active Tectonics and Alluvial Rivers     Advanced Mineralogy 3: Mineral Matter in Space, Mantle, Ocean Floor,
Biosphere, Environmental Management, and Jewelry     Advances in Seismic Event Location     Aeolian Environments, Sediments and Landforms     Ages in Chaos: James Hutton and the Discovery of Deep Time     America's National Parks: The Spectacular Forces That Shaped Our Treasured Lands

The Anatomy of Nature: Geology and American Landscape Painting,
1825-1875     The Andes from Top to Bottom - Structure and Processes of a Subduction Orogen     Annals of the Former World     Applications and Investigations in Earth Science     Applied Chemical Hydrogeology

Applied Geomorphology: Theory and Practice     Applied Geostatistics     Applied Hydrogeology     Applied Sedimentology     Applied Stratigraphy     Applied Subsurface Geological Mapping     Archaeomineralogy

Aspects of Tectonic Faulting     Assembling California     Atlantic Rifts and Continental Margins     Atlas of Igneous Rocks and Their Textures

Atlas of Rock-Forming Minerals in Thin Section     Bare Bones Geology: For the Geologically Challenged     Basement Regions: Reports of a French School of Geomorphology     Basic Geological Mapping     Basic Methods of Structural Geology (1st edition)     Basin and Range

Beneath Our Feet: The Rocks of Planet Earth     Big Bend Vistas: A Geological Exploration of the Big Bend     Building Planet Earth:  Five Billion Years of Earth History     California Earthquakes: Science, Risk and the Politics of Hazard
Mitigation     California Geology     Canyon Country Geology

Cataclysms on the Columbia: A Layman's Guide to the Features Produced by the Catastrophic Bretz Floods in the Pacific Northwest     Catalogue of Meteorites     Clay-Mineral Cements in Sandstones     Clays     Coal Geology     Coastal Geomorphology: An Introduction

Coasts: Form, Process and Evolution [paperback]     A Color Atlas of Carbonate Sediments and Rocks Under the Microscope     A Color Atlas of Rocks and Minerals in Thin Section     The Colorado Plateau: A Geologic History     A Compendium of Geochemistry     Computational Subsurface Hydrology - Reactions, Transport, and Fate

Contaminant Hydrogeology     The Control of Nature     Cretaceous Environments of Asia     Current Perspectives in Geology (2000 edition)     Dana's Minerals and How to Study Them     Dana's New Mineralogy: The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana
and Edward Salisbury Dana     Data Visualization in the Geosciences

Deep Time And the Texas High Plains: History And Geology     Denial of Disaster: The Untold Story and Photographs of the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire or 1906     Devil in the Mountain: A Search for the Origin of the Andes     A Dictionary of Earth Sciences     Dictionary of Geological Terms     Dictionary of Geology and Mineralogy

Discovering the Geology of Baja California: Six Hikes on the Southern Gulf Coast     The Dynamic Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology     Dynamics of Rockslides and Rockfalls     Early Earthquakes of the Americas     Earth Almanac: An Annual Geophysical Review of the State of the Planet (August 2001)     Earth: An Intimate History

Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology (8th edition)     Earth Matters: The Earth Sciences, Philosophy, and the Claims of Community     Earth Science     Earth Science Demystified     Earth Science the Easy Way

Earth Story: The Forces That Have Shaped Our Planet     The Earth System     The Earth System: Global-Regional Linkages     Earth Systems: Processes and Issues     Earthquake Thermodynamics and Phase Transformation in the Earth's Interior

Earthshaking Science: What We Know, and Don't Know, About Earthquakes     Elemental Geosystems     Elements of Petroleum Geology     Encyclopedia of Caves and Karst Science

Encyclopedia of Earth System Science     Encyclopedia of Earthquakes and Volcanoes     Encyclopedia of Geology     Encyclopedia of Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks     Environmental Applications of Geochemical Modeling     Environmental Geology

The Essential Atlas of Fossils and Minerals     Essentials of Geology     Essentials of Geology     Essentials of Medical Geology...     Evidence from the Earth: Forensic Geology and Criminal Investigation

Evolution of The Earth     Evolving Earth: Plate Tectonics     Exercises in Physical Geology     Exploring Earth     Exploring Geology on the Isle of Arran: A Set of Field Exercises That Introduct the Practical Skills of Geological Science

The Facts on File Earth Science Handbook     Familiar Rocks and Minerals North America     Ferdinand V. Hayden:  Entrepreneur of Science     Field Geophysics

The Field Guide to Geology     Field Guide to the Geology of Eastern North America [paperback]     A Field Manual for the Amateur Geologist     Fire, Faults, & Floods: A Road & Trail Guide Exploring the Origins of the Columbia River Basin     Fire in the Sea: The Santorini Volcano: Natural History and the Legend of Atlantis     Fire Mountains of the West: The Cascade and Mono Lake Volcanoes

Florida's Geological Treasures     Fractals and Dynamic Systems in Geoscience     Fundamentals of Geophysics     Fundamentals of Structural Geology     Furious Earth: The Science and Nature of Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Tsunamis     Fuzzy Logic in Geology

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