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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

  • Hydrogen: fuel of the future?
  • 06 February 2018, Vicky Anning
  • Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe. And as the race to find energy sources to replace our dwindling fossil fuel supplies continues, hydrogen...


  • Lunar and Planetary Science Conference
  • When: 19 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018
  • Where: United States, Houston, TX
  • Cambridge University Press will be displaying books and journals from across our Earth and Environmental Sciences, Physics and Astronomy, and Life Sciences lists. These include key titles such as "An Introduction to the Solar System" (3rd edition), "Introduction to Planetary Photometry", as well as skills based titles such as "Python for Scientists" (2nd edition).
  • European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU) 2018
  • When: 08 Apr 2018 - 13 Apr 2018
  • Where: Austria, Vienna
  • Cambridge University Press will be at booth 46/48 in the Entrance Hall exhibition at EGU2018 in Vienna. We will be displaying books and journals from our world-leading lists on all aspects of Earth, planetary and space sciences.
  • American Association of Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting 2018
  • When: 10 Apr 2018 - 14 Apr 2018
  • Where: United States, New Orleans, LA
  • Cambridge University Press will be at Booth 1012 at the AAG Annual meeting. We will be displaying books and journals from our renowned lists across a variety of our subject areas relevant to geographers and environmental scientists. This includes our new fully Open Access journal - Global Sustainability.


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