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Weathering: An Introduction to the Scientific Principles

Textbook

By: David Rolls and Will J Bland

271 pages, Illus, figs, tabs

Hodder Arnold

Paperback | Jul 1998 | #70304 | ISBN: 0340677449
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Hardback | Dec 1998 | #70303 | ISBN: 0340677457
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About this book

Offers a thorough overview of the subject, accessible to those without a background science, and includes a wide range of examples from around the world. This book is designed to give a basic science framework which will help to give an insight into the fundamental chemistry of weathering.


"A successful attempt at demystifying the complex processes that so impacts the earth's surface to produce familiar landforms."--Northeastern Naturalist


"There is...no other book on the topic as timely and comprehensive. Recommended for all libraries with earth science collections."--Choice



Contents

Structure and strength of common earth materials; physical and chemical properties of water; physical weathering processes; chemical weathering processes; biological weathering processes; the intensity of weathering; the products of weathering; weathering landscapes.

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