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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...

Global Sustainability


  • 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.
  • American Meteorological Society 99th Annual Meeting
  • When: 06 Jan 2019 - 10 Jan 2019
  • Where: United States, Phoenix, AZ
  • Cambridge University Press are at Booth 436. Visit us to explore our new titles such as Bonan's "Climate Change and Terrestrial Ecosystem Modeling" and Ropelewski and Arkin's "Climate Analysis", or browse our bestsellers, like Hakim and Patoux's textbook "Weather: A Concise Introduction"


  • 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