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Earth Surface Processes

Textbook

By: Philip A Allen

404 pages, Illus, figs, tabs

Wiley-Blackwell

Paperback | Aug 1997 | #53343 | ISBN: 0632035072
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About this book

This book transcends traditional boundaries between sedimentology, physical geography and fluid mechanics, as part of a new agenda in the earth sciences.
`...a benchmark textbook for this new generation of students and university courses and is, quite simply, outstanding' Rob Butler, New Scientist


Contents

Preface Part I: Thinking Globally ...The Global Earth Surface System: Fundamentals Of The Earth Surface System Environmental Change: Past, Present And Future Liberation And Flux Of Sediment Part II: Acting Locally: Fluid And Sediment Dynamics: Some Fluid Mechanics Sediment Transport Hyperconcentrated And Mass Flows Jets, Plumes And Mixing At The Coast Tides And Waves Ocean Currents And Storms Wind Glaciers Further Reading References Index

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