Top 20 Best-Selling Books About Geology | Academic Best Sellers

Dinosaurs, coral, and tectonics top the list of best-selling academic titles on geology, as compiled by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO.

1. Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost World
Brusatte, Stephen
William Morrow. 2018. ISBN 9780062490421. $29.99.

2. Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal, and the Quest for Earth's Ultimate Trophy
Williams, Paige
Hachette. 2018. ISBN 9780316382533. $28.

3. Brief History of Geology
O'Hara, Kieran D.
Cambridge University Press. 2018. ISBN 9781107176188. $32.99.

4. When Humans Nearly Vanished: The Catastrophic Explosion of the Toba Volcano
Prothero, Donald R.
Smithsonian Books. 2018. ISBN 9781588346353. $27.95

5. Tectonic Plates Are Moving!
Livermore, Roy
Oxford University Press. 2018. ISBN 9780198717867. $33.95.

6. Carboniferous Giants and Mass Extinction: The Late Paleozoic Ice Age World
McGhee, George R.
Columbia University Press. 2018. ISBN 9780231180962. $150.

7. Coral Whisperers: Scientists on the Brink
Braverman, Irus
University of California Press. 2018. ISBN 9780520298842. $85.

8. After Coal: Stories of Survival in Appalachia and Wales
Hansell, Tom
West Virginia University Press. 2018. ISBN 9781946684554. $27.99.

9. Volcanic and Igneous Plumbing Systems: Understanding Magma Transport, Storage, and Evolution in the Earth’s Crust
Burchardt, Steffi
Elsevier. 2018. ISBN 9780128097496. $140.

10. Dinomania: Why We Love, Fear and Are Utterly Enchanted by Dinosaurs
Sax, Boria
Reaktion Books. 2018. ISBN 9781789140040. $30.

11. Wild Sea: A History of the Southern Ocean
McCann, Joy
University of New South Wales. 2018. ISBN 9781742235738. $23.10.

12. Noah's Ravens: Interpreting the Makers of Tridactyl Dinosaur Footprints
Farlow, James Orville
Indiana University Press. 2018. ISBN 9780253027252. $85.

13. Coral Reefs: Tourism, Conservation and Management
Prideaux, Bruce
Earthscan. 2018. ISBN 9781138689831. $150.

14. Transform Plate Boundaries and Fracture Zones
Duarte, Joao C.
Elsevier. 2019. ISBN 9780128120644. $150.

15. Petroleum & Public Safety: Risk Management in the Gulf South, 1901-2015
McSwain, James B.
Louisiana State University Press. 2018. ISBN 9780807169124. $55.

16. Data-Driven Analytics for the Geological Storage of Co2
Mohaghegh, Shahab D.
Crc Press. 2018. ISBN 9781138197145. $159.95.

17. Magmas under Pressure: Advances in High-Pressure Experiments on Structure and Properties of Melts
Kono, Yoshio
Elsevier. 2018. ISBN 9780128113011. $150.

18.Geopolitical Atlas of the Oceans
Ortolland, Didier
Editions Technip. 2017. ISBN 9782710811640. $200.

19. Zeolites and Metal-Organic Frameworks: From Lab to Industry
Blay, Vincent
Amsterdam University Press. 2018. ISBN 9789462985568. $136.

20. Palgrave Handbook of Critical Physical Geography
Lave, Rebecca
Palgrave Macmillan. 2018. ISBN 9783319714608. $239.

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