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Geomorphology: A Systematic Analysis of Late Cenozoic Landforms

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By: Arthur L Bloom

482 pages, Col plates, b/w photos, figs

Prentice-Hall (Pearson Education)

Hardback | Dec 1998 | Edition: 3 | #60840 | ISBN: 0135054966
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Textbook for students with some prior grounding in the subject.


Contents

I. FUNDAMENTALS OF GEOMORPHOLOGY. 1. The Scope of Geomorphology. 2. Energy Flow in Geomorphic Systems. II. CENOZOIC TECTONISM AND CLIMATES: THE MODERN LANDSCAPE EVOLVES. 3. Cenozoic Tectonism. 4. Cenozoic Climate Change. III. CONSTRUCTIONAL PROCESSES AND CONSTRUCTIONAL LANDFORMS. 5. Tectonic Landforms. 6. Volcanoes. IV. SUBAERIAL DESTRUCTIONAL (EROSIONAL) PROCESSES AND EROSIONAL LANDFORMS. 7. Rock Weathering. 8. Karst and Speleology. 9. Mass Wasting and Hillslopes. 10. The Fluvial Geomorphic System. 11. Evolution of the Fluvial System. 12. Structural Control of Fluvial Erosion. 13. Arid and Savanna Landscapes; Eolian Processes and Landforms. 14. Periglacial Geomorphology. 15. Landscape Evolution. V. GLACIERS AND GLACIATION. 16. Glaciers as Landforms: Glaciology. 17. Glacial Geomorphology. 18. Late Quaternary Climatic Geomorphology. VI. COASTAL GEOMORPHOLOGY. 19. Shore-Zone Processes and Landforms. 20. Explanatory Description of Coasts. Author Index. Subject Index.

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