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2008 Book Reviews

Stephen T. Hasiotis and Edith L. Taylor — Coeditors
Jill Hardesty, Managing Editor


The New Encyclopedia of Snakes
     Chris Mattison, 2007

     Reviewed by Daniel I. Hembree, Department of Geological Sciences, Ohio University
11/30/2008

Review
(PDF 180 KB)

A Reef in Time: The Great Barrier Reef from Beginning To End
     John E. N. Veron, 2008

     Reviewed by Wolfgang Kiessling and Heike Mewis, Museum fu..r Naturkunde, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
11/30/2008

Review
(PDF 168 KB)

Water and the Environment: AGI Environmental Awareness Series, 5
     Stephen J. Vandas, Thomas C. Winter, and William A. Battaglin, 2002

     Reviewed by G. L. Macpherson, Department of Geology, University of Kansas
11/30/2008

Review
(PDF 132 KB)

Glossary of Geology, 5th ed.
     edited by Klaus K. E. Neuendorf, James P. Mehl, Jr., and Julia A. Jackson, 2005

     Reviewed by John W. Counts, Department of Geology, University of Kansas
11/30/2008

Review
(PDF 152 KB)

Plant Desiccation Tolerance
     M.A. Jenks and A.J. Wood, editors, 2007

     Reviewed by Judith Totman Parrish, Dept. of Geological Sciences, University of Idaho
11/30/2008

Review
(PDF 176 KB)

Shorebirds of North America: The Photographic Guide
     by D. Paulson, 2005

     Reviewed by Amanda Falk Department of Geology University of Kansas
11/30/2008

Review
(PDF 148 KB)

The Deep
     Claire Nouvian, 2007

     Reviewed by G. L. Macpherson, Department of Geology, University of Kansas
11/30/2008

Review
(PDF 144 KB)

Glorified Dinosaurs: The Origin and Early Evolution of Birds
     Luis M. Chiappe, 2007

     Reviewed by David A. Burnham, Division of Vertebrate Paleontology, Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center, University of Kansas
4/4/2008

Review
(PDF 192 KB)

The History of Meteoritics and Key Meteorite Collections: Fireballs, Falls, and Finds
     edited by G.J.H McCall, A.J. Bowden, and R.J., Howarth, 2006

     Reviewed by Matthew L. Morgan Colorado Geological Survey
4/4/2008

Review
(PDF 196 KB)

Fundamentals of Physical Volcanology
     Elisabeth A. Parfitt and Lionel Wilson, 2008

     Reviewed by Anthony W. Walton, Department of Geology, University of Kansas
4/4/2008

Review
(PDF 156 KB)

Cool-Water Carbonates: Depositional Systems and Palaeoenvironmental Controls
     edited by H. M. Pedley and G. Carannante, 2006

     Reviewed by Brian D. Keith, Indiana Geological Survey at Indiana University and Department of Geological Sciences
4/4/2008

Review
(PDF 188 KB)

Early Earth Systems: A Geochemical Approach
     Hugh R. Rollinson, 2007

     Reviewed by Christopher M. Fedo, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee
4/4/2008

Review
(PDF 168 KB)

Environmental Sedimentology
     Edited by Chris Perry and Kevin Taylor, 2007

     Reviewed by Kathryn Amos, Australian School of Petroleum, The University Of Adelaide
1/13/2008

Review
(PDF 156 KB)

Why Size Matters: From Bacteria to Blue Whales
     John Tyler Bonner, 2006

     Reviewed by Jon J. Smith, Kansas Geological Survey
1/13/2008

Review
(PDF 96 KB)

Insect Diets: Science and Technology
     A. C. Cohen, 2004

     Reviewed by Conrad C. Labandeira, Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
1/13/2008

Review
(PDF 184 KB)

Non-Marine Permian Biostratigraphy and Biochronology
     Spencer G. Lucas, Giuseppe Cassinis, and Joerg W. Schneider, eds., 2006

     Reviewed by Kenneth D. Angielczyk, Department of Geology, The Field Museum
1/13/2008

Review
(PDF 204 KB)

Trace Fossils: Concepts, Problems, Prospects
     William Miller, ed, 2007

     Reviewed by Emese M. Bordy, Rhodes University
1/13/2008

Review
(PDF 188 KB)

Evidence from the Earth: Forensic Geology and Criminal IinvestigationM
     Raymond C. Murray, 2004

     Reviewed by Ernest Angino, Professor Emeritus of Geology, Department of Geology, University of Kansas
1/13/2008

Review
(PDF 124 KB)