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Series: Springer Geography

By: Márton Veress(Author), Telbisz Tamás(Author), Gábor Tóth(Author), Dénes Lóczy(Author), Dmitry A Ruban(Author), Jaroslav M Gutak(Author)

350 pages, 200 colour & 150 b/w illustrations


Hardback | 2018 | #243193 | ISBN-13: 9783319972916
Available for pre-order: Due Dec 2018 Details
NHBS Price: £119.99 $157/€134 approx

About this book

Glaciokarsts discusses the theoretical and practical issues of glaciokarsts. After a research history, a general description of glaciokarsts is provided. Thereafter, the glacial erosion on karst, the karstic features of glaciokarsts, the development of these features, the karstic zones of glaciokarsts, surface development of glaciokarsts, case studies on glaciokarsts and an overview of the glaciokarsts of the Earth are presented.


- Research History of Glaciokarsts
- General Characterisation of Glaciokarsts
- Glacial Erosion on Karst
- Karstic Features of Glaciokarst
- Evolution of the Karstic Features of Glaciokarsts
- Karstic Zones of Glaciokarsts
- Development of the Glaciokarstic Surfaces
- Case Studies on Glaciokarsts
- The Glaciokarsts of the Earth

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Márton Veress completed his university studies at Szeged University, in the fields of biology and geography. He obtained his PhD degree in 1997, his habilitation in 2001 and DsC in 2004. From 1984 he was the lecturer of the West Hungarian University, from 2006 he is a professor. From 1990 he is the head of the Department for Physical Geography. Between 2006 and 2012 he is the director of the Institute for Geography and Environmental Science and the dean of the Faculty for Natural Science. Between 2001 and 2002 he is vice-rector. He is responsible for the course of Geographers BSc and MSc and he is the head of the Doctoral School of Environmental Sciences. His research fields are karst morphology within this, karren, covered karsts and modelling of karstic processes. He carried out his field studies mainly in the karst areas of Central Europe, but he also organized research expeditions in other parts of the world, thus in China (1990), Iceland (1997), Chile (2002), Himalayas (2003), Madagascar (2004) and Lena (2012). He is the author of over 200 articles over 30 books and book chapters. He is currently the chief editor of the journal Karsztfejlodes. He is a member of the Editoral Board at various international journals.

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