The Planetary Visions team includes published authors. We provide editorial content and consultancy within the fields of Earth science and astronomy, including story research, text authoring and editing, narration scripts, picture research and captions. We often work closely with designers and producers from the earliest stages of projects for print, digital, tv and public exhibitions.

Our writing and consultancy work includes:

Climate from Space (e-book, European Space Agency, 2016)
All production work including design, software development, writing, picture research and graphics production.
16,000 words by Fulvio Marelli and Philip Eales, 130 illustrations, 10 new animations.

Solar System (e-book, Touch Press, 2010; book, Faber & Faber, 2011)
Editorial and technical consultants (Philip Eales and Kevin Tildsley), and providers of all space imagery and mapping. 600 images, 40 animations, 30,000 words of caption text.

Map:Satellite (book, Dorling Kindersley, 2007)
Author and image providers for this geographical picture book.
13,500 words by Philip Eales, 96 satellite maps, 200 images.

Ocean (book, Dorling Kindersley, 2006)
Author of Geology and Atlas chapters and feature pages on Oceanography from Space, Ice Shelves and the Indian Ocean Tsunami. Suppliers of bathymetry data for 33 ocean floor maps.
22,000 words by Philip Eales.
Winner of the American Meteorological Society Louis J Battan Author's Award (K-12 Category), 2008.

Pocket Nature: Night Sky (book, Dorling Kindersley, 2006)
Authors and image providers for this amateur astronomers' guide book.
50,000 words by Kevin Tildsley, Philip Eales, 300 images.

Universe (book, Dorling Kindersley, 2005)
Contributing authors to Milky Way chapter.
13,000 words by Kevin Tildsley, Philip Eales.

Great World Atlas (book, Dorling Kindersley, 1999, 2002, 2006)
Author of introductory section, 70 page overviews, image captions.
22,000 words by Philip Eales, 70 maps, 280 images.

3D Universe (cdrom, USM, 2004)
Authors and editors of astronomy encyclopaedia. 1,500 images and captions.
120,000 words by Kevin Tildsley, Philip Eales, Dirk Lorenzen, Dr Simon Tapper.

3D World Atlas (cdrom, GSP, USM, 2002)
Author of Earth science encyclopaedia and image captions.
30,000 words by Philip Eales, 300 images and captions.

Atlas of the Solar System (cdrom, Dorling Kindersley, 1999)
Authors and editors of solar system encyclopaedia. 1,000 images and captions.
100,000 words by Kevin Tildsley, Philip Eales, Dr Simon Tapper.

Arktis-Antarktis (exhibition, Kunsthalle, Bonn, 1997)
Consultant for Interactive Polar Theatre and Ocean Currents installations. Author of extended captions for exhibition cdrom elements.
10,000 words by Philip Eales.

The Planets (television series, BBC, 1997)
Consultant on planetary science data (Kevin Tildsley).

EcoDek (exhibition, CN Tower, Toronto, 1995)
Consultant on environmental topics for Air, Land and Water installations (Philip Eales).

Academic Papers and Posters:

Visualising the Results of ESA's Climate Change Initiative (ESA LPS, Milan, Italy, 13-17 May 2019) (view PDF)

Presenting Data and Telling Stories (ESA LPS, Edinburgh, UK, 9-13 Sept 2013) (view PDF)