ANDREW GOUDIE, Emeritus Professor of Geography at Oxford University of Oxford and the former Master of St Cross College, is a geomorphologist who led the Kimberley Research Project in 1988. He is a recipient of a Royal Medal from the Royal Geographical Society, the Mungo Park Medal of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society, and the Farouk El-Baz Award of the Geological Society of America. He has been Chair of the British Geomorphological Research Group, President of the Geographical Association, and President of the International Association of Geomorphologists. He is the author of Discovering Landscape in England and Wales (1985), The Landforms of England and Wales (1990), Great Warm Deserts of the World (2002), The Human Impact (2013) and Great Desert Explorers (2016). He lives on the Isle of Portland.