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Geomorphology of Upland Peat: Erosion, Form and Landscape Change
     

Geomorphology of Upland Peat: Erosion, Form and Landscape Change

by Martin Evans, Jeff Warburton
 

The Geomorphology of Upland Peat offers a detailed synthesis of existing literature on peat erosion, incorporating new research ideas and data from two leading experts in the field.

  • Presents the most detailed and current work to date
  • Written in a style that is both intelligent and accessible

Overview

The Geomorphology of Upland Peat offers a detailed synthesis of existing literature on peat erosion, incorporating new research ideas and data from two leading experts in the field.

  • Presents the most detailed and current work to date
  • Written in a style that is both intelligent and accessible
  • Fully illustrated with original drawings and photographs
  • Relevant and information for a broad audience working on organic sediments in various environments

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"This book is a timely, comprehensive and authoritative overview of recent research on peatland erosion and geomorphological change. It addresses a vacant niche in the wetland literature and takes forward the peatland research agenda in new and interesting directions."
Dan Charman, University of Plymouth

"Peat is one of our most precious natural resources. This important textbook takes us through the many challenges of researching, understanding and restoring peatlands. Timely, instructive and comprehensive, this book has the distinction of being essential to academics as well as practical conservationists concerned with peat."
Des Thompson, Scottish Natural Heritage and Joint Nature Conservation Committee

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781444337419
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/30/2010
Series:
RGS-IBG Book Series , #41
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

What People are Saying About This

From the Publisher
"This book is a timely, comprehensive and authoritative overview of recent research on peatland erosion and geomorphological change. It addresses a vacant niche in the wetland literature and takes forward the peatland research agenda in new and interesting directions."
Dan Charman, University of Plymouth

"Peat is one of our most precious natural resources. This important textbook takes us through the many challenges of researching, understanding and restoring peatlands. Timely, instructive and comprehensive, this book has the distinction of being essential to academics as well as practical conservationists concerned with peat."
Des Thompson, Scottish Natural Heritage and Joint Nature Conservation Committee

“The most up-to-date writing on this subject. Well worth the price.”
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Meet the Author

Martin Evans is a reader in geomorphology at the University of Manchester.

Jeff Warburton is currently a reader in geomorphology in the Department of Geography at Durham University.

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