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Geomorphology: A Canadian Perspective

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By: Alan S Trenhaile

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Oct 2009 | Edition: 4 | #183279 | ISBN-13: 9780195430783
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About this book

This book is a comprehensive introduction to the physical features of the Earth's surface, how they evolve, and the two-pronged analytical approach - focusing on both process and history - that scientists today rely on to determine the extent of climate change over time.


Contents

1. Geomorphology: a brief philosophical and methodological history; 2. The driving and resisting forces; 3. Canada: the physical background; 4. Weathering and soils; 5. Slope form and processes; 6. Glaciers; 7. Glacial Sediments and Landforms; 8. Ice ages and the glaciation of Canada; 9. Periglaciation; 10. Fluvial processes; 11. Fluvial landforms; 12. Coastal processes; 13. Coastal landforms; 14. Karst; 15. Aeolian landforms and processes; 16. Environmental geomorphology and the effect of landform, landuse and climate changes


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Biography

A. S. Trenhaile, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

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