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Best Sellers: Geology, November 8, 2012

December 2011 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

1) Vesuvius
Darley, Gillian
Harvard University Press
2012. ISBN 9780674052857. $22.95

2) Rivers: A Very Short Introduction
Middleton, Nick
Oxford University Press
2012. ISBN 9780199588671. $11.95

3) Gaining Ground: The Origin and Evolution of Tetrapods
Clack, Jennifer A.
Indiana University Press
2012. ISBN 9780253356758. $59.95

4) The Social Dynamics of Carbon Capture and Storage: Understanding CCS Representations Governance and Innovation
Markusson, Nils
2012. ISBN 9781849713146. $140

5) The Routledge Handbook of Hazards and Disaster Risk Reduction
Wisner, Ben
2012. ISBN 9780415590655. $240

6) The Complete Dinosaur
Brett-Surman, M.K.
Indiana University Press
2012. ISBN 9780253357014. $85

7) Geomorphological Mapping: Methods and Applications
Smith, Mike J.
2011. ISBN 9780444534460. $205

8) Palaeogeography and Palaeobiogeography: Biodiversity in Space and Time
Upchurch, Paul
CRC Press
2011. ISBN 9781420045512. $119.95

9) Marine Pollution and Human Health
Hester, R.E.
Royal Society of Chemistry
2011. ISBN 9781849732406. $104

10) Dinosaurs Under the Aurora
Gangloff, Roland A.
Indiana University Press
2012. ISBN 9780253000804. $40

11) Regional Geology and Tectonics: Principles of Geologic Analysis. Vol. 1A
Roberts, David G.
2012. ISBN 9780444530424. $169.95

12) Landslides
Mambretti, S.
WIT Press
2012. ISBN 9781845646509. $130

13) The Life and Work of Professor J.W. Gregory FRS (1864–1932): Geologist, Writer and Explorer
Leake, Bernard Elgey
Geological Society Publishing House
2011. ISBN 9781862393233. $150

14) The Geological Record of Neoproterozoic Glaciations
Arnaud, Emmanuelle
Geological Society Publishing House
2011. ISBN 9781862393349. $360

15) Geochemical Modeling of Groundwater, Vadose and Geothermal Systems
Bundschuh, Jochen
CRC Press
2011. ISBN 9780415668101. $149.95

16) Seafloor Geomorphology as Benthic Habitat: Geohab Atlas of Seafloor Geomorphic Features and Benthic Habitats
Harris, Peter T.
2012. ISBN 9780123851406. $130

17) A Guide to Modeling Coastal Morphology
Roelvink, Dano
World Scientific
2012. ISBN 9789814304252. $112

18) Studies on Fossil Tetrapods
Barrett, Paul M.
Palaeontological Association
2011. ISBN 9781444361896. $110

19) Geology and Landscape of Michigan’s Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and Vicinity
Blewett, William L.
Wayne State University Press
2012. ISBN 9780814334416. $22.95

20) Formation and Properties of Clay-Polymer Complexes
Theng, B.K.G.
2012. ISBN 9780444533548. $170

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