Earth's Restless Surface

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The surface of the Earth is and always has been in flux, constantly being remodelled by powerful natural forces. This text explores the processes and evidence of change, explaining how to recognize past events in the rocks, guiding through geological time to recreate past landscapes, and illustrating agents of erosion such as water, wind and ice sculpting solid landscapes, rocks amd materials recycling at the Earth's surface, and human impact on global cycles and climate change. This book complements the exhibition entitled "Restless Surface" in the Earth Galleries at the Natural History Museum, London.

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Deirdre Janson-Smith is a science communications consultant and writer. With a degree in Zoology, she began her career at the Natural History Museum as part of the exhibition development team. Since then, she has worked in the private sector for museums, science centers, and zoos across the world. Gordon Cressey is the Head of Mineral Sciences in the department of Mineralogy at the Natural History Museum, London, with 25 years of research experience in mineralogy and crystallography. He gained his BS and PhD from Manchester University, and lectured in mineralogy at Oxford University for six years before joining the Museum in 1983. Andrew Fleet is the Head of the Mineralogy department at the Natural History Museum, London.

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