Also including books on paleontology, mineralogy, mining, explorations, early surveys, volcanology, seismology and meteoritics.
Provides historical information on geology, mineralogy, petrology and other Earth sciences. In French and English.
A review of the book by Martin Rudwick about this 19th century geological controversy.
Includes etexts of scientific papers, "The Progress of Geology" and "Uniformity of Change".
Brief overview of the development of drift theory. Bibliography. Links to relevant sites
International society devoted to the history of earth sciences. Site has information about the organization and its journal, Earth Sciences History.
Mathematical details of Lord Kelvin's young earth calculation, from a course in applied fourier analysis.
Web site includes organization information, as well as several papers on important geologists and their work.
Describes the approval of the geological survey department, which was originally created to find coal ore and later for map making. Page describes the later success in finding other sources of minerals. Local animal and plants species were also recorded.