As nouns the difference between emergence and surfacing
is that emergence
is emergence while surfacing
is material used to make a surface.
As a verb surfacing is
The act of rising out of a fluid, or coming forth from envelopment or concealment, or of rising into view; sudden uprising or appearance.
In particular: the arising of emergent structure in complex systems.
Material used to make a surface.
The act of coming above the surface.
- asphalt road surfacings
- The researchers measured the number of surfacings per minute by each dolphin.