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Earth Surface Processes is an introductory text for those studying the dynamics of fluid and sediment transport in the environments, in the context of both present-day patterns as well as the environmental changes decipherable in the geological record.

The book is divided into two parts. The first deals with the global-scale aspects of the earth's surface system. The geological record is thus an archive that records the causes and effects of such changes, - both in the relatively recent past (hundreds to thousands of years), and in deep time (tens to hundreds of millions of years).

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A catalogue record for this publication is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloguing in Publication data Volcanism and global environmental change / edited by Anja Schmidt, University of Leeds, Kirsten Fristad, NASA Ames Research Center, Linda Elkins-Tanton, Arizona State University.

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