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Coming soon: A Guide to Fossil Collecting on the East Dorset Coast

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We are very pleased to announce that the final title by Steve Snowball and Craig Chivers in the Dorset Fossil Coast series will be available at the beginning of May, 2021. Once again, it will be full of stunning photography and the remarkable prehistoric life and scene reconstructions by Andreas Kurpisz. Siri Scientific Press (2021) 978-1-8381528-2-6, 192 pp, 240 x 165 mm, soft cover, 200+ colour photographs & illustrations. From the back cover This is the third in a series of highly acclaimed and informative guides to the safe and responsible collection of fossils along the Dorset coast. The focus...

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True Bugs of the World nominated for the Royal Ent Soc Westwood Medal

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We are very proud to announce that our recent title True Bugs of the World (Hemiptera: Heteroptera): classification and natural history (Second Edition) by Randall T. Schuh & Christiane Weirauch has been nominated for the highly prestigious Westwood Medal, issued by the Royal Entomological Society and which aims to recognise excellence in taxonomy. The criteria for selection are stated as follows: "The best comprehensive taxonomic work on a group of insects, or, related arthropods (including terrestrial and freshwater hexapods, myriapods, arachnids and their relatives). Typically, this will be a taxonomic revision or monograph. Open to authors from any country who...

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New title in production: Fossils of the Big Hill Konservat-Lagerstatte: A Remarkable Late Ordovician Paleobiota from Michigan, USA

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For #fossilfriday, we are very pleased to announce that the following title has been accepted for production: Fossils of the Big Hill Konservat-Lagerstatte: A Remarkable Late Ordovician Paleobiota from Michigan, USA by Ronald C. Meyer & Gerald O. Gunderson. The authors originally stumbled on to an outcrop that caught their eye while collecting in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. A portion of this exposure is made up of fine textured dolostone, and is separated by a few layers of dolomitic shale. The geologic setting at this site is close to the Silurian Period, but is actually near the top of...

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Just Released: A Guide to Fossil Collecting on the South Dorset Coast

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We are very pleased to announce that our latest title, A Guide to Fossil Collecting on the South Dorset Coast, by Steve Snowball and Craig Chivers (and with prehistoric life and scene reconstructions by Andreas Kurpisz), has just been released. This title follows a similar format to their other volume covering the West Dorset coast. Click the cover to go to the product page for more info and to order your copy. From the back cover This is the second in a series of guides on the safe and responsible collection of fossils along the coast of Dorset. This sumptuously...

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ADVANCE COPIES NOW IN: A Guide to Fossil Collecting on the South Dorset Coast

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We are very pleased to announce that the advance copies our latest title, A Guide to Fossil Collecting on the South Dorset Coast, by Steve Snowball and Craig Chivers (and with prehistoric life and scene reconstructions by Andreas Kurpisz), have just been received. This title is due for formal release on 1st March, but there is still time to order it at the pre-release discount rate! Click the cover to go to the product page for more info and to order your advance copy. From the back cover This is the second in a series of guides on the safe...

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