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Cambridge University Press publishes across the full spectrum of sub-disciplines that comprise the Earth and Environmental Sciences – everything from soil science to space physics and from palaeontology to petroleum geoscience. We are particularly well known for our comprehensive and world-leading book lists in climate change and solid Earth geophysics. We publish books ranging in level from undergraduate and graduate textbooks to research monographs, reference volumes, and handbooks for industry practitioners. We also have an ever-expanding journals portfolio including Quaternary Research and the journals of the Paleontological Society.

Earth and Environmental Sciences blog

  • Tornadoes, Fire and Ice
  • 17 July 2018, Tom Crawford
  • Listening to tornadoes to increase warning times and save lives, studying the effect of ice on the combustion of oil spills, and investigating how sea ice affects...
  • CO2 beneath our feet
  • 05 July 2018, Tom Crawford
  • Climate change is currently one of the biggest threats to human existence. Carbon sequestration – the storage of CO2 underground – is one innovative method...

Events

  • Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) 2018
  • When: 14 Oct 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
  • Where: United States, Anaheim, CA
  • Cambridge University Press will be at booth 2600 at the SEG meeting exhibition in Anaheim. We will be displaying new and poplar books from our Geophysics list, including new titles such as David Eaton’s “Passive Seismic Monitoring of Induced Seismicity“ and the 2nd edition of the textbook “Principles of Seismology” by Agustín Udías and Elisa Buforn.
  • Geological Society of America 130th Annual Meeting
  • When: 04 Nov 2018 - 07 Nov 2018
  • Cambridge University Press will be at stand 415 at the GSA meeting in Indianapolis. We will be displaying new and bestselling books and journals from our renowned Earth and Environmental Sciences list, including journals such as Geological Magazine, and the journals of the Paleontological Society, Journal of Paleontology, and Paleobiology.
  • American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2018
  • When: 10 Dec 2018 - 14 Dec 2018
  • Where: United States, Washington, D.C.
  • Cambridge University Press will be at stand 918 at the AGU 2018 meeting. We will be displaying new and bestselling books and journals from our renowned Earth and Environmental Sciences list.

News

  • 2018 PROSE Awards - Earth Science
  • 23 Feb 2018,
  • We're thrilled that "Earth History and Palaeogeography" was the winning title in the Earth Science category at the PROSE Awards 2018 and "Salt Tectonics: Principles and Practice" received an Honorable Mention for the category.

  • Monumental Feats
  • 20 Mar 2017,
  • Nan Madol: Archaeologists Uncover Earliest Evidence of Chiefdom in Pacific