The nature and aim of this Special publication is, in the editors’ own words, “a further advancement towards the state of knowledge of the geological evolution of the NE Atlantic over a critical period in the early Tertiary. With exploration for hydrocarbon reserves now extended into Faroese waters, new geological information will provide challenges to accepted interpretations of NAIP volcanism.” One suspects that some of the featured research has been in confidential oil company reports for several years and so is making a welcome entry into the public domain.

The 12 papers that comprise the book deal with geological evolution...

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