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University & Government Departments
Acadia University
Dalhousie University
Memorial University
Saint Mary's University
St. Francis Xavier University
University of New Brunswick
College of Geographic Sciences
Cape Breton University
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Nova Scotia Geological Highway Map, Third Edition
Donohoe, H.V. Jr., White, C.E., Raeside, R.P. and Fisher, B.E. 2005. ISBN 0-9737982-5-4
Geological Highway Map of New Bunswick & Prince Edward Island
Ferguson, L. and Fyffe, L.R. 1985. ISBN #-#######-##
Free Copy front
Free Copy back
Carte Routière Géologique du Nouveau-Brunswick et d'Isle du Prince Edouard
Ferguson, L. et Fyffe, L.R. 1985. ISBN #-#######-##
copie gratuite avant
copie gratuite arrière

A Guide to the Geology, Landscapes, and Mineral Resources of Nova Scotia.
Miller, C.K. and Milligan, G.C., 1991. ISBN 0-9696009-0-9
Discovering Rocks Minerals, and Fossils in Atlantic Canada: A Geology Field Guide to Selected Sites in NF, NS, PEI,and NB.
Wallace, P.I., 1998 ISBN 0-9696009-9-2
The Last Billion Years - A Geological History of the Maritime Provinces of Canada.
Fensome, R.A. and Williams, G.L. (eds), 2001 ISBN 1-551098-351-0
Tidal Sedimentation in the Cornwallis River - Avon River Estuaries, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia: Sedimentology, Morphology and Natural History
Spooner, I.S. and Yeo, G., 2003. Field Guidebook number 401 to the NEGSA-AGS conference, Halifax, March 2003. ISBN 0-9683988-5-5
Exploded Xenoliths, Layered Granodiorites, and Chaotic Schlieren Associated with the Eastern Contact of the South Mountain Batholith
Clarke, D.B., 2003. Field Guidebook number 403 to the NEGSA-AGS conference, Halifax, 2003. ISBN 0-9683988-6-3
Hidden Cretaceous Basins in Nova Scotia
Stea, R.R.,Pullan, S.E., Gobeil, J-P. and Donohoe, H.V., 2003. Field Guidebook number 405 to the NEGSA-AGS conference, Halifax, 2003. ISBN 0-9683988-7-1
The Evolving Maritimes
Atlantic Geoscience Society, 2003. Poster 25" X 37" ISBN 0-9683988-8-X
Free upon request
#21 to #35
Geological Association of Canada-Mineralogical Association of Canada-Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists-Canadian Society of Soil Sciences Joint Meeting-Halifax, May 2005

Field Trips A1 to B9 (excluding A2)
Compilation CD of all publications 21 to 35
for PDF
files on CD
Individual field guides (paper copies):
21-A1 Contamination in the South Mountain Batholith and Port Mouton Pluton, southern Nova Scotia. $5.00
22-A3 Glaciation and landscapes of the Halifax region, Nova Scotia. $6.00
23-A4 Structural geology and vein arrays of lode gold deposits, Meguma terrane, Nova Scotia. $5.00
24-A5 Facies heterogeneity in lacustrine basins: the transtensional Moncton Basin (Mississippian) and extensional Fundy Basin (Triassic-Jurassic), New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. $10.00
25-A6 Geological setting of intrusion-related gold mineralization in southwestern New Brunswick. $6.00
26-A7 The Triassic-Jurassic faunal and floral transition in the Fundy Basin, Nova Scotia. $5.00
27-B1 Accretion of peri-Gondwanan terranes, northern mainland Nova Scotia and southern New Brunswick. $7.50
28-B2 The Joggins Cliffs of Nova Scotia: Lyell & Co's "Coal Age Galapagos". $4.00
29-B3 Geology and volcanology of the Jurassic North Mountain Basalt, southern Nova Scotia. $13.00
30-B4 Stratigraphic setting of base-metal deposits in the Bathurst Mining Camp, New Brunswick. $10.00
31-B5 Geology and environmental geochemistry of lode gold deposits in Nova Scotia. $5.00
32-B6 The macrotidal environment of the Minas Basin, Nova Scotia: sedimentology, morphology, and human impact. $3.00
33-B7 Transpression and transtension along a continental transform fault: Minas Fault Zone, Nova Scotia. $6.50
34-B8 New Brunswick Appalachian transect: bedrock and Quaternary geology of the Mount Carleton - Restigouche River area. $12.50
35-B9 Gold metallogeny in the Newfoundland Appalachians $9.00
Eurogranites 2010 - Field Excursion Guidebook Nova Scotia
Clarke, D.B. (Ed.), 2010 ISBN 978-0-9737982-6-5
Lexicon of Canadian Stratigraphy Volume VI - Atlantic Region
G.L. Williams et al. (eds.), published by CSPG, 1985 ISBN 0-920230-37-7
Nova Scotia Rocks: Explore Our Geology (2nd edition)
Atlantic Geoscience Society, 2014. ISBN 978-0-9737982-7-2
No Cost educational purposes. Class sets are available.
#40 to #49
Geological Association of Canada - Mineralogical Association of Canada Joint Annual Meeting - Fredericton, May 2014

Compilation CD of all publications 40 to 49
Individual field guides (paper copies):
40-A1 Stratigraphic setting of base-metal deposits in the Bathurst Mining Camp, New Brunswick.
ISBN 978-1-987894-00-4
41-A2 The Popelogan Arc-Tetagouche Backarc Basin, the Brunswick Subduction Complex, and the Salinic Orogeny in Northern New Brunswick.
ISBN 978-1-9737982-9-6
42-A3 Intrusion-Related Mineralization in Southwestern New Brunswick: The Mount Pleasant and Clarence Stream Deposits.
ISBN 978-1-987894-01-1
43-A5 Field Guide to southern New Brunswick and the Mactaqac Dam area at Fredericton.
ISBN 978-1-987894-02-8
44-B1 Granite-Related Mineralization and Alteration in the Acadian Plutonic Belt: Implications for Sn-W-Mo-Cu exploration in central New Brunswick.
ISBN 978-1-987894-03-5
45-B2 Minas Fault Zone, Nova Scotia, Canada: Geometry, Kinematics and Processes Associated with Localization of Deformation within a Mature Transpressional Fault Zone.
ISBN 978-1-987894-04-2
46-B3 Geology of the Island of Grand Manan, New Brunswick: Precambrian to Early Cambrian and Triassic Formations.
ISBN 978-1-987894-05-9
47-B5 Geoheritage and Geotourism in Stonehammer Geopark: North America's First Global Geopark.
ISBN 978-1-987894-06-6
48-B6 The On-Going Saint John Geoloy Enigma: Avalonia vs Ganderia in Southern New Brunswick.
ISBN 978-1-987894-07-3
49-B10 Stratigraphic and Paleoenvironmental Setting of the Woodstock Fe-Mn Deposits in West-Central New Brunswick.
ISBN 978-1-987894-07-3
Nova Scotia Pebbles
Atlantic Geoscience Society, 2016. ISBN 978-1-987894-09-7
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ENGLISH EDITION (soft cover)
Four Billion Years and Counting: Canada's Geological Heritage
Publishers: CFES and Nimbus Publishing, 2014. ISBN 978-1-55109-996-5
FRENCH EDITION (hard cover)
Quatre milliards d'années d'histoire: Le patrimoine geologique du Canada
Éditeur: Fédération canadienne des sciences de la Terre, 2014. ISBN 978-2-89544-482-4
AGS Members $35
Non-members $39.95

AGS Members $45
Non-members $49.95
Geology of Newfoundland: A Field Guide
by Martha Hickman Hild, 2012. ISBN 978-1-92709-907-0
Publisher: Boulder Publications, Portugal Cove-St. Philip's, Newfoundland and Labrador

AGS Members $30
Non-members $35

Geology of Nova Scotia: Touring through time at 48 scenic sites
by Sandra Barr and Martha Hickman Hild, 2015. ISBN 978-1-92709-943-8
Publisher: Boulder Publications, Portugal Cove-St. Philip's, Newfoundland and Labrador

AGS Members $30
Non-members $35

The Appalachian Story, 1987.
Two parts, 25 minutes each. ISBN 0-9683988-0-4
The Recent Ice Age, 1990.
26 minutes. ISBN 0-9683988-1-2
Offshore Oil and Natural Gas, 1992.
26 minutes. ISBN 0-9683988-2-0
#8, 9, 10
available on
one DVD
for $15.00
The Appalachian Story Video Guide.
Waldron, J.W.F., Donohoe, H.V. and Keith, D. 1992. ISBN 0-9696009-6-8
Offshore Oil and Natural Gas Video Guide.
Batson, P.A., MacDonald, D.J., Wade, J.A. and Williams, G.L. 1993. ISBN 0-9696009-7-6
The Recent Ice Age Video Guide
Hill, J., Hill, P., Carrier, C. and Forbel, D. 1996. ISBN 0-9696009-8-4
When purchasing
the above DVD,
an extra
$5.00 will
include three
video guides
(#11, 12 and 13)
Halifax Harbour: A Geological Journey
We advise teachers to encourage their school boards to purchase "Halifax Harbour: A Geological Journey". When the Resources Centre (part of the Department of Education) approves the DVD as a legitimate resource, teachers can then obtain a copy for the cost of a DVD or tape.
ISBN 978-0-9737982-8-9
AGS members

Conventional Core Workshop
Geological Society of America (NE Section) and Atlantic Geoscience Society Joint Annual Conference, Halifax, March 2003
$7.50 photocopy
The Last Billion Years Colouring Book
Jauer, J., 2002. Based in part on the book (#15) and orginal artwork by Judi Pennanen and Christopher Hoyt.
Greater Bay of Fundy: what we need to know and do in order to become good stewards.
Butler, K.E., Fader, G., Kosters, E.C., Milligan, T.G., Muschenheim, D.K., Parrott, R. and Van Proosdy, D., 2006.
Unpublished Report, 4 p.
Free Copy Link

Postcard set: geological historh of the Fundy Basin. Set of 5 postcards based on paintings
by Judi Pennanen
1pkg = $3
2 pkg = $5
AGS Coffee Mug (blue, black or white; AGS logo on both sides

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Rolled poster: add $1.00 to overall cost otherwise it will be folded.

Make out a cheque or money order in Canadian dollars to "Atlantic Geoscience Society".
Mail the completed form to:

AGS c/o Jennifer Bates
Geological Survey of Canada (Atlantic)
1 Challenger Drive, P.O. Box 1006
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Last updated May 26, 2016 by Joe Mac