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Books currently available for review by Fellows

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  • NEW! Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World—Part 4: Antarctica, Asia and Europe (excluding the former USSR), Australasia and Oceanic Islands, by Alan R. Woolley, The Geological Society of London and the Natural History Museum of London, 2019, 562 pp. hbk.
  • NEW! Volcanoes & Earthquakes, by Chiara Maria Petrone et al., The Natural History Museum of London 2019, 144 pp. pbk.
  • NEW! The Rocking Book of Rocks, by Amy Ball & Florence Bullough, Quarto Publishing 2019, 95 pp. hbk.
  • NEW! Mining in Zimbabwe: From the 6th to the 21st Centuries, by Martin Prendergast & John Hollaway (eds), The Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe 2019, 645 pp. hbk.
  • NEW! Paleozoic-Mesozoic Geology of South Island, New Zealand: Subduction-related Processes Adjacent to SE Gondwana, by A.H.F. Robertson (ed), Geological Society Memoir No. 49 2019, 378 pp. hbk.
  • Hydromagmatic Processes and Platinum-Group Element Deposits in Layered Intrusions, by Alan Boudreau, Cambridge University Press 2019, 275 pp. hbk.
  • Paleozoic Plays of NW Europe, by A.A. Monaghan et al. (eds), Geological Society of London SP 471 2019, 398 pp. hbk.
  • Development of Volcanic Gas Reservoirs: The Theory, Key Technologies and Practice of Hydrocarbon Development, by Qiquan Ran, Dong Ren & Yongjun Wang, Elsevier (Petroleum Industry Press, Gulf Professional Publishing) 2019, 1066 pp. Pbk.
  • Volatiles in the Martian Crust, by Justin Filiberto & Susanne P. Schwenzer (eds) Elsevier 2018, 426 pp. pbk.
  • Plant Flow Measurement and Control Handbook: Fluid, Solid, Slurry and Multiphase Flow, by Swapan Basu, Elsevier Academic Press 2018, 1288 pp. hbk.
  • Subseismic-scale Reservoir Deformation, by M. Ashton, S. J. Dee & O.P. Wennberg (eds), Geological Society of London SP459 2018, 216 pp. hbk.