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Geomorphology and Global Tectonics

Edited By: Michael A Summerfield

367 pages, col plates, figs, maps

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Jan 2000 | #81586 | ISBN: 0471971936
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About this book

Details recent advances in the field.

This is a timely book which should be read by all earth scientists. -- Geoscientist, October 2000


Contents

Geomorphology and Global Tectonics: Introduction (M. Summerfield). GENERAL MODELS AND EMPIRICAL APPROACHES. Application of Digital Elevation Models to Macroscale Tectonic Geomorphology (L. Mayer). Coupled Tectonic-Surface Process Models with Applications to Rifted Margins and Collisional Orogens (C. Beaumont, et al.). Fission-Track Thermochronology and the Long-Term Denudational Response to Tectonics (A. Gleadow & R. Brown). Macroscale Process Systems of Mountain Belt Erosion (N. Hovius). MORPHOTECTONIC EVOLUTION IN INTERPLATE SETTINGS. Geodynamic Processes in the Southern Alps, New Zealand (J. Tippett & N. Hovius). Morphotectonic Evolution of Taiwan (J.-C. Lin). Morphotectonic Evolution of Japan (H. Ohmori). Large-Scale Geomorphology of the Andes: Interrelationships of Tectonics, Magmatism and Climate (L. Kennan). Morphotectonic Evolution of the Himalayas and Tibetan Plateau (E. Fielding). MORPHOTECTONIC EVOLUTION IN INTRAPLATE SETTINGS. Geomorphological Evolution of the East Australian Continental Margin (P. Bishop & G. Goldrick). Morphotectonic Evolution of the South Atlantic Margins of Africa and South America (R. Brown, et al.). Late Cenozoic Landscape Evolution of the US Atlantic Passive Margin: Insights Into a North American Great Escarpment (F. Pazzaglia & T. Gardner). Linking Tectonics and Landscape Development in a Passive Margin Setting: The Transantarctic Mountains (A. Kerr, et al.). Morphotectonic Evolution of the Western Ghats, India (Y. Gunnell & L. Fleitout). The Growth and Decay of Oceanic Islands (A. Watts). Index.

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