Process and Form in Geomorphology

Process and Form in Geomorphology

by David Stoddart (Editor)


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Process and Form in Geomorphology marks a turning point in geomorphological research. Stoddart has brought together a team of the leading international experts to offer important new studies into the processes, theory and history of landforms, and to present a framework for taking research forward into the new millenium. Illustrated throughout, Process and Form in Geomorphology takes up the challenges of the research agenda set by Richard Chorley and offers fresh insights into his unique contribution.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138983830
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/21/2016
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Richard Chorley: a reformer with a cause; Robert P. Beckinsale/ Drainage Density-problems of prediction and application; Georg H. Dury/ The trouble with valleys; Barbara A. Kennedy/ Subsurface flow and subsurface erosion-further evidence on forms and controls; J.A.A. Jones/ Tectonics in geomorphological models; Michael J. Kirby/ Process and form in the erosion of glaciated mountains; Ian S. Evans/ land-use changes and tropical stream hydrology; C.M. Madurna Banada/ paleoclimatology, climate system processes and the geomorphic record; Roger G. Barry/ On the landform history of Chorley's West Somerset; Peter Haggett/ James Keill and the morphology of the microcosm; Michael J. Woldenberg/ Theory, measurement and testing in 'real' geomorphology and physical geography; Keith Richards, Susan Brooks, Nicholas Clifford, T. Harris and S. Lane/ Chance and necessity in geomorphology; Alan Wernity/ A pluralist problem-focussed geomorphology; H. Olav Slaymakee/ Carl Sauer-geomorphologist; David Stoddart/ Richard J. Chorley and modern geomorphology: David Stoddart.

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