Environmental Sedimentology

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Chris Perry, Kevin Taylor
Wiley, Mar 12, 2009 - Science - 460 pages
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Environmental Sedimentology provides a comprehensive introduction to this rapidly expanding field which addresses the functioning and dynamics of contemporary sediment systems and how these systems respond to a range of both natural and anthropogenically-induced disturbance events.
  • considers a range of sedimentary environments; mountain and upland, fluvial, lacustrine, arid, urban, deltaic and estuarine, temperate coastal, tropical coastal, and continental shelf
  • aspects of sediment management and remediation are also considered as are the potential impacts of on-going and future climatic and environmental change
  • Readership: advanced level undergraduates in earth science, environmental science and physical geography, and graduate students in the earth and environmental sciences with an interest in contemporary sediment systems
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    About the author (2009)

    Chris Perry and Kevin Taylor are Readers in the Department of Environmental and Geographical Sciences, Manchester Metropolitan University.

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