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Earth's Restless Surface

Series: Natural History Museum Earth Science Publications

By: Deidre Janson-Smith, Gordon Cressey and Andrew Fleet

112 pages, Col photos, col & b/w illus

London Natural History Museum

Paperback | Dec 2008 | Edition: 2 | #174826 | ISBN-13: 9780565092368
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NHBS Price: £9.99 $12/€11 approx

About this book

This is a newly revised edition of the Natural History Museum's classic introduction to the processes and products of change to the Earth's surface. It explains in accessible language how the planet is being constantly remodelled by powerful natural forces and guides us through geological time and space to recreate past landscapes. Packed with stunning photographs, diagrams and maps, this timely book has also been updated with all the latest information about the human impact on climate change and considers the challenge of predicting the Earth's future.

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The book is written by science communications consultant and writer Deirdre Janson-Smith in conjunction with Dr Gordon Cressey and Dr Andrew Fleet. Deirdre began her career at the Natural History Museum as part of the exhibition development team and has since worked for museums, science centres and zoos across the world. Dr Gordon Cressey is the Head of Mineral Sciences in the department of Mineralogy at the Natural History Museum, London. Dr Andrew Fleet is the Head of the Mineralogy department at the Natural History Museum,London.

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