Books  Physical Sciences  Earth & Planetary Sciences  Geomorphology 

Regolith, Soils and Landforms

By: C Ollier and C Pain

316 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs, maps

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #49690 | ISBN: 0471961213
Availability: Usually dispatched within 4 days Details
NHBS Price: £311.00 $407/€348 approx

About this book

Explores the relationship between regolith, or soft material overlying bedrock, and other aspects of earth science, such as landscape evolution, greenhouse gases and weathering.


Partial table of contents: An Outline of Regolith Studies. Introduction to Weathering. Mechanisms of Weathering. Mineral and Rock Weathering. Hydrology and the Regolith. Climate and the Regolith. Slopes and Plains. Soils. Applied Soil Studies. Duricrusts. Stratigraphy and Age of the Regolith. Tectonics and Models of Landscape Evolution. Ores and Geochemical Exploration. Techniques in the Study of Regolith. Regolith Maps. The Big Picture--Regolith in the Geosystem. Glossary. References. Index.

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

Submerged Landscapes of the European Continental Shelf

NHBS Price: £79.99 $105/€89 approx

The History of Geoconservation

NHBS Price: £85.50 $112/€96 approx

The Antarctic Subglacial Lake Vostok

NHBS Price: £135.00 $177/€151 approx

Geomorphology of Desert Environments

NHBS Price: £89.99 $118/€101 approx

Landscapes and Landforms of Portugal

NHBS Price: £117.00 $153/€131 approx

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194