Geomorphology: Themes and Trends

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Alistair F. Pitty
Rowman & Littlefield, 1985 - Science - 280 pages
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Geomorphology is a major area of geography in which a great deal of new research developments have recently taken place. This book is an international, authoritative, up-to-date review of all the major areas within geomorphology, assessing recent trends and surveying recent advances to portray the latest state of the art. Many case studies and examples are examined and these are drawn from throughout the world. Geographical methodology and applications are considered and likely future developments are assessed.
 

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Contents

ASPECTS OF GLACIERS AND THEIR BEDS
1
GLACIAL GEOMORPHOLOGY TERMINOLOGICAL LEGACY AND DYNAMIC FUTURE
18
ACTIVE AND FOSSIL PERIGLACIAL LANDFORMS
38
GEOMORPHOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT OF MODERN COASTLINES A REVIEW
56
GEOMORPHOLOGICAL PROCESSES SOIL STRUCTURE AND ECOLOGY
72
THEMES IN AUSTRALIAN FLUVIAL GEOMORPHOLOGY
85
TROPICAL FLUVIAL GEOMORPHOLOGY
102
THEMES IN DESERT GEOMORPHOLOGY
122
KARST FORMS AND PROCESSES
158
VOLCANOES
179
LANDFORM DEVELOPMENT BY TECTONICS AND DENUDATION
194
GEOMORPHIC MEASUREMENTS FROM GROUNDBASED PHOTOGRAPHS
211
CITIES AND GEOMORPHOLOGY
226
RELIEF FORMS ON PLANETS
245
NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS
260
INDEX
263

ARID ZONE SLOPES AND THEIR ARCHAEOLOGICAL MATERIALS
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