A new AGU book presents a multidisciplinary perspective on the dynamic processes occurring in Earth’s mantle.
books & literature
Meet Jane, the Zircon Grain—Geochronology’s New Mascot
In a children’s book written by geochronologist Matthew Fox, he condenses 400 million years of history into 34 playfully poetic pages as he follows the travels of a single grain of sand.
El universo de Dune inspira la nomenclatura de Titán
En todo el sistema solar, la ciencia choca con la ciencia ficción en formas literarias.
New Editorial Board for AGU Books Takes Inventory
The new Editorial Board for AGU Books looks back at its historic backfile of books and evaluates how the program has grown and diversified over six decades.
A Life at Sea: A Q&A with Robert Ballard
A new memoir from the famed explorer dives into his underwater discoveries, his life with dyslexia, and the importance of communicating with the public.
New Book Collection Presents Latest in Heliophysics Research
A new set of five books presents the latest science on the Sun and the solar wind, magnetospheres in the solar system, Earth’s ionosphere, Earth’s upper atmosphere, and the effects of space weather.
Holy Water: Miracle Accounts and Proxy Data Tell a Climate Story
In 6th century Italy, saints were said to perform an unusual number of water miracles. Paleoclimatological data from a stalagmite may reveal why.
Communicating Earth’s Deep Past: A Q&A with Andrew Knoll
The Earth historian’s new book illustrates the long and winding road that brought our planet into the current moment of global change.
Coastal Ecosystems Under Pressure Worldwide
A new book explores how two river-dominated coastal estuaries are responding to the pressures of human expansion and climate change.
A Geologist’s Guide to Exploring and Understanding Iceland
A new book explores the geophysical processes that have shaped Iceland over 30 million years and continue to influence the landscape.