Tectonics Spring 2014 Textbooks


Philip Kearey, Keith A. Klepeis, and Frederick J. Vine, 2009, Global Tectonics: Wiley-Blackwell, 3rd Edition, Oxford, 496p.


Fowler, C.M.R., 1990, The Solid Earth: An Introduction to Global Geophysics: Second Edition, Cambridge University Press, New York, 685p.

Wilson , M., 1989, Igneous Petrogenesis: A Global Tectonic Approach: Unwin Hyman, London, 466p.

This book is getting to be very difficult to acquire. If you find one, buy it!. Otherwise, I'll make copies of important stuff.


Anderson, Don, L., 2007, New Theory of the Earth, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 384p.

Turcotte, D.L., and Schubert, G., 1982, Geodynamics: Applications of Continuum Physics to Geological Problems: John Wiley and Sons, New York, 450p.

Rogers, John J.W., and Santosh, M., 2004, Continents and Supercontinents, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 289p.

Moores, E.M. (Ed.), 1990, Shaping the Earth: Tectonics of Continents and Oceans, Reading from Scientific American, W.H. Frreeman and Company, New York, 206p.

Cox, A., and Hart, R.B. 1986, Plate Tectonics: How it Works: Blackwell Science Publications, Inc., Oxford.

Moores, E.M., and Twiss, R.J., 1995, Tectonics: W.H. Frreeman and Company, New York, 415p.