This extensively revised and updated edition continues to present an engaging and comprehensive introduction to the subject, exploring the world’s landforms from a broad systems perspective. It reflects on the latest developments in the field and includes new chapters on geomorphic materials and processes, hillslopes and changing landscapes.
Fundamentals of Geomorphology is an engaging and comprehensive introduction. Starting with a consideration of the nature of geomorphology and the geomorphic system, geomorphic materials and processes, and the quest of process and historical geomorphologists, it moves on to discuss:
Fundamentals of Geomorphology provides a stimulating and innovative perspective on the key topics and debates within the field of geomorphology. Written in an accessible and lively manner, it includes guides to further reading, chapter summaries and an extensive glossary of key terms. The book is also illustrated throughout with over 200 informative diagrams and attractive photographs, including a colour plate section.
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Richard John Huggett is a Reader in Physical Geography at the University of Manchester.Contenuti:
Part 1: Introducing Landforms and Landscapes 1. What is Geomorphology? 2. The Geomorphic System 3. Geomorphic Materials and Processes Part 2: Structure 4. Large-Scale Tectonic and Structural Landforms 5. Small-Scale Tectonic and Structural Landforms Part 3: Process and Form 6. Weathering and Related Landforms 7. Hillslopes 8. Karst Landscapes 9. Fluvial Landscapes 10. Glacial and Glaciofluvial Landscapes 11. Periglacial Landscapes 12. Aeolian Landscapes 13. Coastal Landscapes Part 4: History 14. Quaternary Landscapes 15. Ancient Landscapes
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Descrizione libro Routledge, 2002. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria SONG0415241456
Descrizione libro Routledge, 2002. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 1. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0415241456
Descrizione libro Routledge, 2003. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Brand New. 1st edition. 472 pages. 9.75x7.50x0.75 inches. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria 0415241456