Heather McElhatton talks to the authors of Ocean Worlds about their new book, which details the history of not only our ocean here on earth, but of oceans on other planets in our solar system as well. Author Mark Williams is a Professor of Geology at the University of Leicester and has served on the council of the Palaeontographical Society in London, both as an editor and vice-president. Co-Author Jan Zalasiewicz is a Senior Lecturer in Geology at the University of Leicester and on the Council of the Geological Society of London.
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