The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) has released the Glossary of Geology, Fifth Edition (revised) ISBN: 978-0-922152-89-6, a reference tool that draws on the expertise of more than 100 geoscientists representing a range of specialties. The Glossary contains nearly 40,000 entries, including 3,600 new terms and nearly 13,000 revised definitions from the previous edition, published in 2005. In addition to definitions, many entries include background information and aids to syllabication. The revisions represent both advances in scientific thought and changes in usage. In addition, the Glossary of Geology App for the iPhone and iPad, available through the App Store already incorporates...

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