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Process Geomorphology

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Series: McGraw-Hill Key Textbooks Series

By: DF Ritter

540 pages, 14 col plates, b/w photos, illus, figs, tabs

William C Brown

Paperback | Dec 2002 | Edition: 4 | #141860 | ISBN: 0697344118
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A wealth of new information concerning surficial process has emerged since the last edition, and many new techniques to analyze processes have been developed. In most chapters new data and interpretations have been included. There is a growing interest in the role of climate and how it impacts and is impacted by geologic processes. Coverage of this topic has been greatly expanded in the 4th edition.


Contents: Process Geomorphology
Climate and Internal Forces
Chemical Weathering and Soils
Physical Weathering, Mass Movement, and Slopes
The Drainage Basin: Development, Mormometry, and Hydrology
Fluvial Processes
Fluvial Landforms
Wind Processes and Landforms
Glaciers and Glacial Mechanics
Glacial Erosion, Deposition at Landforms
Periglacial Processes and Landforms
Karst: Processes and Landforms
Coastal Zones: Processes and Landforms

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