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Mountain Geomorphology
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Mountain Geomorphology

by Phil Owens, Olav Slaymaker
 

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Written by a team of international experts, this book is divided into three sections, which consider historical, functional, and applied mountain geomorphology from both global and local perspectives. The historical perspective focuses on the formation of landforms, the functional emphasizes the interaction between processes and landforms, and the applied concerns

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Written by a team of international experts, this book is divided into three sections, which consider historical, functional, and applied mountain geomorphology from both global and local perspectives. The historical perspective focuses on the formation of landforms, the functional emphasizes the interaction between processes and landforms, and the applied concerns the interrelationships between geomorphological processes and society. This will be a valuable source of information for interested readers at all levels.

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This book is a valuable source of information for students studying mountain geomorphology, and also for academics and research scientists interested in mountain environments.

- January issue
CAB Abstacts

"Given the modest price it definitely represents a useful student text for any course dealing with mountain hazards/mountain environments and is a useful library addition."

The Geographical Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780340764176
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/01/2004
Series:
A Hodder Arnold Publication
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.60(d)

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From the Publisher
This book is a valuable source of information for students studying mountain geomorphology, and also for academics and research scientists interested in mountain environments.

- January issue CAB Abstacts

"Given the modest price it definitely represents a useful student text for any course dealing with mountain hazards/mountain environments and is a useful library addition."

The Geographical Journal

Meet the Author

Philip N. Owens is a Senior Research Fellow with the National Soil Resources Institute, Cranfield University, North Wyke Research Station, Devon, UK
Olav Slaymaker is Professor of Geography in the Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

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