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Biogeomorphology

Edited By: H Viles

365 pages, B/w photos, figs

Wiley-Blackwell

Hardback | Dec 1988 | #17033 | ISBN: 0631154051
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Covers the influences of landform on distribution / development of plants & animals, and plants & animals on earth surface processes and landform development.


Contents

Part I Temperate Fluvial Environments ; 1. Vegetation and River Channel Form and Process by K.J.Gregory (Professor, Department of Geography, University of Southampton) and A.M.Gurnell (Senior Lecturer, Department of Geography, University of Southampton) ; 2. The Influences of Vegetation, Animals and Microorganisms on Soil Processes by P.B.Mitchell (Lecturer, School of Earth Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney) ; 3. The Impact of Organisms on Overall Erosion Rates within Catchments in Temperate Regions by S.W.Trimble (Associate Professor, Department of Geography, University of California, LA) ; Part II Tropical, Arid and Preglacial Environments ; 4. The Tropical Rain Forest Landscape by C.F.Jordan (Senior Ecologist, Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia, USA) ; 5. The Geomorphological Role of Termites and Earthworms in the Tropics by Andrew Goudie (Professor of Geography, University of Oxford) ; 6. The Biogeomorphology of Arid and Semi-arid Environments by D.S.G.Thomas (Lecturer, Department of Geography, University of Sheffield) ; 7. The Biogeomorphology of Periglacial Environments by R.B.G.Williams (Lecturer, Geography Laboratory, University of Sussex) ; Part III Coastal and Karst Environments ; 8. Coastal Biogeomorphology by T. Spencer (Lecturer, Department of Geography, University of Manchester) ; 9. Organisms and Karst Geomorphology by H.A.Viles (Lecturer in Geography, Jesus and St Catherine's Colleges, Cambridge) ; Perspectives by H.A.Viles ;

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Biography

Heather Viles is tutor in Physical Geography, Jesus and St Catherinea s Colleges, Oxford

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