Glacial Geology: Ice Sheets and Landforms / Edition 2

Glacial Geology: Ice Sheets and Landforms / Edition 2

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by Matthew M. Bennett
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0470516917

ISBN-13: 9780470516911

Pub. Date: 09/28/2009

Publisher: Wiley

The new Second Edition of Glacial Geology provides a modern, comprehensive summary of glacial geology and geomorphology. It is has been thoroughly revised and updated from the original First Edition. This book will appeal to all students interested in the landforms and sediments that make up glacial landscapes.

The aim of the book is to outline glacial

Overview

The new Second Edition of Glacial Geology provides a modern, comprehensive summary of glacial geology and geomorphology. It is has been thoroughly revised and updated from the original First Edition. This book will appeal to all students interested in the landforms and sediments that make up glacial landscapes.

The aim of the book is to outline glacial landforms and sediments and to provide the reader with the tools required to interpret glacial landscapes. It describes how glaciers work and how the processes of glacial erosion and deposition which operate within them are recorded in the glacial landscape.

The Second Edition is presented in the same clear and concise format as the First Edition, providing detailed explanations that are not cluttered with unnecessary detail. Additions include a new chapter on Glaciations around the Globe, demonstrating the range of glacial environments present on Earth today and a new chapter on Palaeoglaciology, explaining how glacial landforms and sediments are used in ice-sheet reconstructions.  Like the original book, text boxes are used throughout to explain key concepts and to introduce students to case study material from the glacial literature. Newly updated sections on Further Reading are also included at the end of each chapter to point the reader towards key references.  The book is illustrated throughout with colour photographs and illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470516911
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/28/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
1,056,570
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

The History of Ice on Earth
Mass Balance and the Mechanics of Ice Flow
Glacial Meltwater
The Processes of Glacial Erosion
Landforms of Glacial Erosion
Glacial Debris Transport
Glacial Sedimentation on Land
Landforms of Glacial Deposition on Land
Glacial Sedimentation in Water
Landforms of Glacial Deposition in Water
Interpreting Glacial Landscapes
Index

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Glacial Geology: Ice Sheets and Landforms 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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