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Steepland Geomorphology

Series: International Association of Geomorphologists Publication Volume: 3

Edited By: O Slaymaker

283 pages, B/w plates, figs, tabs, maps

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Aug 1995 | #45429 | ISBN: 0471957526
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These areas are difficult to manage because of their high variability in terms of natural stability and because of inadequate theory and models. This volume examines the various problems associated with steeplands throughout the world.


Partial table of contents: On Appraising Classical Models of Landscape Evolution for Passive Continental Margins (A. Gilchrist). Debris Transfer and Sedimentary Environments: Alpine Glaciated Areas (P. Johnson). Slope Erosion Processes in the Alps (M. Becht). The Dynamics of Rock Glaciers: Data From Tr?llaskagi, North Iceland (W. Whalley, et al.). Stratified Slope Deposits: The Stone-Banked Sheets and Lobes Model (P. Bertran, et al.). Neotectonics and Large-Scale Gravitational Phenomena in the Umbria-Marche Apennines, Italy (F. Dramis, et al.). Surface Erosional Environment and Pond Sediment Information (K. Kashiwaya, et al.). Estimating Long-Term Rockfall Accretion Rates by Lichenometry (B. Luckman & C. Fiske). Index.

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