Mineralogy: In the System of Earth Sciences         Books about Geology - N-Z

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 (in print). Click on the image or title for additional information and availability (purchases are provided by Amazon.com). The list is frequently updated; so check back often.


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Titles N-Z

The Nature of Diamonds     New Developments in High-Pressure Mineral Physics and Applications to the Earth's Interior     The New Madrid Earthquake:  Geography and Geology of the Southeast
Missouri Lowlands     North African Cretaceous Carbonate Platform Systems     Northwest Exposures: A Geologic Study of the Northwest

Not by Fire but by Ice:  Discover What Killed the Dinosaurs...and
Why It Could Soon Kill Us     Obsidian: Geology and Archaeology in the North American Southwest     On the Way to Component-Based 3D/4d Geoinformation Systems     Origin of Igneous Rocks     The Origin of Mountains [paperback]

Origin of the Earth and Moon     Origins: The Evolution of Continents, Oceans and Life     Out of the Crater     Over the Mountains: An Aerial View of Geology     Oxford Companion to the Earth     Pages of Stone: Geology of Grand Canyon & Plateau Country National Parks & Monuments

The Palaeozoic, A (The Phanerozoic Geology of the World)     Paleoclimatology: Reconstructing Climates of the Quaternary     Peperite     Permian-Triassic Evolution of Tethys and Western Circum-Pacific     Petrogenesis of Metamorphic Rocks     Petrography of Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks

Petroleum Geology of Azerbaijan and the South Caspian Basin     Petrology: Igneous, Sedimentary, and Metamorphic     Petrology: The Study of Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rocks     Phase Diagrams for Geoscientists     Physical Geology

Physical Geology:  Earth Revealed     Physical Geology: Exploring the Earth (4th edition)     Physics and Modelling of Wind Erosion     Physics Meets Mineralogy: Condensed-Matter Physics in Geosciences     Planet Earth

Plate Tectonics: An Insider's History of the Modern Theory of the Earth     Potassic Igneous Rocks and Associated Gold-Copper Mineralization     The Practical Encyclopedia of Rocks & Minerals: How to Find, Identify, Collect and Maintain the World's Best Specimens,...     The Practical Geologist     Practical Geostatistics:  Modeling and Spatial Analysis (with CD-ROM)     Practical Geostatistics 2000

Practical Geostatistics 2000, Answers to the Exercises     Precambrian Sedimentary Environments: A Modern Approach to Ancient Depositional Systems     Principles of Environmental Geochemistry     Principles of Geoarchaeology: A North American Perspective     Principles of Geochemistry

Principles of Hydrogeology     Principles of Paleoclimatology     Principles of Physical Sedimentology     Principles of Sedimentary Basin Analysis     Principles of Sedimentology and Stratigraphy

Principles of Seismology     Principles of Sequence Stratigraphy     Principles of Stratigraphy     Quaternary Climates, Environments and Magnetism     Quantitative Geophysics and Geology     Radiogenic Isotope Geology

Reading the Earth - Landforms in the Making     Regolith Geology and Geomorphology: Nature and Process     The Rejection of Continental Drift: Theory and Method in American Earth Science     Remote Sensing and Image Interpretation     The Remote Sensing Data Book     Remote Sensing for Geologists: A Guide to Image Interpretation

Remote Sensing for Site Characterization (Methods in Environmental Geology)     Remote Sensing Geology     Rise and Fall of San Diego: 150 Million Years of History Recorded in Sedimentary Rocks     Rivers and Floodplains: Forms, Processes, and Sedmentary Record     Roadside Geology and Biology of Baja California     Roadside Geology of Alaska     Roadside Geology of Arizona

Roadside Geology of Colorado     Roadside Geology of Hawai'i     Roadside Geology of Idaho     Roadside Geology of Indiana     Roadside Geology of Maine     Roadside Geology of Massachusetts

Roadside Geology of Montana     Roadside Geology of New Mexico     Roadside Geology of Northern and Central California     Roadside Geology of Ohio     Roadside Geology of Oregon     Roadside Geology of Texas     Roadside Geology of Utah

Roadside Geology of Vermont and New Hampshire     Roadside Geology of Virginia     Roadside Geology of Washington     Rock-Forming Minerals in Thin Section     Rock Magnetism     The Rock Physics Handbook: Tools for Seismic Analysis in Porous Media

Rocks and Minerals (Collins Wild Guide)     Rocks and Minerals (Peterson Field Guides)     Rocks and Minerals: A Field Guide and Introduction to the Geology and Chemistry of     Rocks and Minerals of California     Rocks and War: Geology and the Civil War Campaign of Second Manassas     Rocks from Space:  Meteorites and Meteorite Hunters

Rocks, Minerals and Resources     Sandstone Diagenesis: Recent and Ancient     Sediment Flux Modeling     Sedimentary Basins: Evolution, Facies, and Sediment Budget     The Sedimentary Record of Sea-Level Change     Sedimentary Rocks and The Rock Cycle

Sedimentary Rocks in the Field     Sedimentology and Stratigraphy     Seismic Waves and Sources     The Seismicity of Central America     Shoemaker by Levy     Simon and Schuster's Guide to Gems and Precious Stones

Simon and Schuster's Guide to Rocks and Minerals     Soils and Geomorphology     Soils and Sediments: Mineralogy and Geochemistry     The Southwest Inside Out: An Illustrated Guide to the Land and Its History     Statistics and Data Analysis in Geology     Statistics for Petroleum Engineers and Geoscientists

Statistics of Earth Science Data     Strength and Weathering of Rock As Boundary Layer Problems     Structural Geology of Rocks and Regions     Structural Geology of the Colorado Plateau Region of Southern Utah, With Special Emphasis on Deformation Bands     A Student's Guide to Earth Science:...     Surviving Galeras

Techniques in Archaeological Geology     Techniques of Modern Structural Geology, Volume 2: Folds and
Fractures     Techniques of Modern Structural Geology, Volume 3: Applications of
Continuum Mechanics in Structural Geology     Tectonic Geomorphology: A Frontier in Earth Science     Telecourse Guide for Earth Revealed: Introductory Geology     Terrain Analysis:  Principles and Applications

Tertiary History of the Grand Canon District     Text-Book of Systematic Mineralogy     Theory of Linear Poroelasticity with Applications to Geomechanics and Hydrogeology     3-D Structural Geology: A Practical Guide to Surface and Subsurface Map Interpretation     Time-Series Analysis and Cyclostratigraphy: Examining Stratigraphic Records of Environmental Cycles     Tracers in Geomorphology

Traces of Time (An Exploratorium Book)     Transport Modelling in Hydrogeochemical Systems     Underfoot: A Geologic Guide to the Appalachian Trail     Understanding Earth     Upheaval from the Abyss: Ocean Floor Mapping and the Earth Science
Revolution     Voices of the Rocks: A Scientist Looks at Catastrophes and Ancient Civilizations

Volcanism     Volcano Cowboys: The Rocky Evolution of a Dangerous Science     Volcanoes     Volcanoes (A Firefly Guide)     Volcanoes:  Crucibles of Change

Volcanoes: Fire from the Earth     Volcanoes in America's National Parks     Volcanoes in Human History: The Far-Reaching Effects of Major Eruptions     Volcanoes of the Solar System     Volcanology

The Voyage of the Beagle: Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited During the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle Round the World     Vulcan's Fury: Man Against the Volcano     Why the Earth Quakes: The Story of Earthquakes and Volcanoes     Windows into the Earth:  The Geologic Story of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks     Written In Stone:  A Geological History of the Northeastern United States     X-Ray Diffraction and the Identification and Analysis of Clay Minerals

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