What's the best book on geology



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Alexander Klose / Benjamin Steininger: Petroleum. An atlas of the Petromoderne

Matthes and Seitz Berlin, Berlin 2020
ISBN 9783957579423, paperback, 324 pages, 26.00 EUR
[…] Only when we have understood what we have been dealing with in our engines, laboratories, bodies and dreams for 150 years can we get away from this magical and fateful ...

James Lawrence Powell: 2084. A journey through time through climate change

Quadriga Verlag, Cologne 2020
ISBN 9783869950990, hardcover, 256 pages, 22.00 EUR
[…] Translated from the English by Axel Merz, Dietmar Schmidt and Rainer Schumacher. With a foreword by Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker. The year 2019 was the warmest on record. ...

Elisabeth Filhol: Doggerland. novel

Edition Nautilus, Hamburg 2020
ISBN 9783960542322, hardcover, 272 pages, 22.00 EUR
[…] Science - and at the same time exposed to the access of the offshore industry. Margaret, a geologist from Aberdeen, has been researching Doggerland since the late 1980s. Marc on the other hand ...

Peter Laufmann: The floor. The universe under our feet

C. Bertelsmann Verlag, Munich 2020
ISBN 9783570104064, hardcover, 192 pages, 18.00 EUR
[…] With 16 pages of color pictures. Peter Laufmann takes the reader with him in depth. A few centimeters away from our shoe sole begins a cosmos that is as strange as a closed one ...

Hannes Bergthaller / Eva Horn: Anthropocene as an introduction

Junius Verlag, Hamburg 2019
ISBN 9783960603115, paperback, 260 pages, 15.90 EUR
[…] The Anthropocene brings a profound ecological diagnosis to the concept: Humans have changed the entire earth system so seriously that we are driven by a new geological ...

O. Adrian Pfiffner: Landscapes and geology of Switzerland

Haupt Verlag, Bern 2019
ISBN 9783258079929, paperboard, 360 pages, 48.00 EUR
[…] With around 240 color photos and 90 figures. The comprehensive work for geology Switzerland. The geological structure of Switzerland is reflected in its landscapes: While he ...

Jan von Brevern: Views from nowhere. Geology in pictures near Ruskin, Viollet-le-Duc and Civiale

Wilhelm Fink Verlag, Munich 2012
ISBN 9783770551699, hardcover, 311 pages, 49.90 EUR
[…] According to Eugène Viollet-le-Duc, whoever draws learns to see "and seeing is knowledge". For the geology, which was in a theoretical crisis around 1850, derives from this ...