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The Changing Earth: Rates of Geomorphological Process

Series: The Natural Environment Series

By: Andrew Goudie

302 pages, B/w plates, figs, tabs


Paperback | Dec 1995 | #35206 | ISBN: 063119469X
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Hardback | Dec 1995 | #35207 | ISBN: 0631194681
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The author presents a structured account of change and the variable rate of change in the shape and environment of the Earth's surface. He stresses the complex links between the various processes involved and also examines the long and short-term effects of the human impact.

The author, himself an indefatigable investigator in the field, has produced a comprehensive synthesis of relevant research from many disciplines that will be invaluable to working scientists and advanced students. Aslib Book Guide


1. Ideas and Problems. 2. Weathering and the dissolved loads of rivers. 3. The Fluvial Environment. 4. Slope Processes. 5. The Power of Wind. 6. Glaciers and Ice Caps. 7. The Coast. 8. Tectonics. Appendix. References. Index.

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