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    Dunedin Academic Press

    Dunedin Academic Press is an independent academic publishing house whose titles, while scientifically sound, are often designed to appeal to the intersted lay reader. See


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    Farewell, King Coal: from industrial triumph to climatic disaster

    In writing this account of the rise and decline of the coal industry and its effects on the health of the miners, of those who worked with coal products and of almost all of us who have breathed in the pollution from its combustion, Professor Seaton points to the often hidden adverse consequences of transformative technologies.

    Geology and Landscapes of Scotland

    A thoroughly revised new edition, now profusely illustrated in colour, with many photographs, maps and diagrams, and complete with an extensive glossary, Geology and landscapes of Scotland is for the many readers fascinated by one of the most geologically intriguing and scenically beautiful parts of the world.

    Hutton's Arse: a billion years of extraordinary geology in Scotland's Northern Highlands: 2109

    The extraordinary and beautiful scenery of the Northern Scottish Highlands has been created by a geological history lasting over 3 billion years. This is an illustrated geological history of those years, showing the rocks, visiting the places and introduces famous researchers and their theories that have been inspired by the Highlands.

    Introducing Geophysics

    An introduction to the science of geophysics which deals with physical processes and physical properties of the Earth and its surrounding space environment.

    Introducing Palaeontology: A Guide to Ancient Life

    Introducing Palaeontology provides a concise and accessible introduction to the science of palaeontology. The first part explains what a fossil is and how fossils came to be preserved. The second introduces the major fossil groups from algae and plants to the vertebrates and finally to man's ancestors. A glossary is provided.

    Volcanoes and the Making of Scotland

    Brian Upton explores Scotland's volcanoes from the most recent examples to volcanoes of the obscure Precambrian times which left their signature in the ancient rocks of the far north-west.

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