Readership: Popular science readers interested in the Earth, its natural history, geology/palaeontology, and climate change. Also of interest to university students and teachers.
Jan Zalasiewicz, Senior Lecturer in Geology, Leicester University, and Mark Williams, Reader in Geology, Leicester University
Dr Jan Zalasiewicz is Senior Lecturer in Geology at Leicester University. A field geologist, palaeontologist, and stratigrapher, he teaches various aspects of geology and Earth history to undergraduate and postgraduate students, and is a researcher into fossil ecosystems and environments across over half a billion years of geological time. He is the author of The Earth After Us and Thirteen Journeys Through a Pebble, both published by OUP. He has published over a
hundred papers in scientific journals.
Dr Mark Williams is Reader in Geology at Leicester University and a former scientist with the British Antarctic Survey. He has a strong interest in how the fossil record reflects changes in Earth's climate through time. He teaches many aspects of geology but especially climate change over geological timescales. He has published over a hundred papers in scientific journals.
"A balanced, well written, mostly comprehensive and well-argued book." - Times Higher Education Supplement
1: Primordial climate
2: Snowball Earth
3: Between greenhouse and icehouse
4: The last long greenhouse
5: An ice age begins
6: Last gasp of a warm Earth
7: Into the icehouse
8: The glacial world
9: The last ten thousand years
10: The Anthropocene begins