Encyclopedia of Geomorphology

Encyclopedia of Geomorphology


Geomorphology, the self-discipline which analyzes the heritage and nature of the earth's floor, bargains with the landforms produced by means of erosion, weathering, deposition, delivery and tectonic techniques. In contemporary many years there were significant advancements within the self-discipline and those are mirrored during this significant Encyclopedia, the 1st such reference paintings within the box to be released for thirty-five years.

Encyclopedia of Geomorphology has been produced in organization with the overseas organization of Geomorphologists (IAG) and has a really worldwide viewpoint. The entries were written by means of a global editorial group of individuals, drawn from over thirty nations, who're all one of the major specialists within the discipline.

In lavishly illustrated volumes, Encyclopedia includes approximately seven-hundred alphabetically equipped entries to supply a finished advisor either to precise landforms and to the main forms of geomorphological techniques that create them. The Encyclopedia additionally demonstrates the main advancements that experience taken position in recent times in our wisdom of tectonic and climatic adjustments and within the use of recent recommendations reminiscent of modelling, distant sensing and strategy size. Older innovations, notwithstanding, usually are not forgotten and supply an old standpoint at the improvement of rules. either available and authoritative, Encyclopedia of Geomorphology is destined to turn into the definitive source for college students, researchers and utilized practitioners within the box of geomorphology and the cognate disciplines of geography, earth technology, sedimentology and environmental technological know-how.

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