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Published: 09 November 2017

320 Pages | 18 black and white illustrations and 8pp colour plate section


ISBN: 9780199672899

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Ocean Worlds

The story of seas on Earth and other planets

Jan Zalasiewicz and Mark Williams

  • Examines the nature and deep history of oceans
  • Looks at how and when oceans may have formed on Earth and how they evolved
  • Explores the importance of oceans in hosting life on which both humans and animals depend
  • Considers how climate change, pollution, and over-exploitation are putting resources at risk
  • Looks at what we know of oceans on other planets
  • Considers what may become of our oceans in the future

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