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Landforms, Abstracts, Periodicals

  • History of the Study of Landformsby R. P. Beckinsale; Mrs R J M Chorley; R. J. Chorley; A J Dunn; A. J. Dunn

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 67.95

    This volume is entirely devoted to the life and work of the world's most famous geomorphologist, William Morris Davis (1850-1934). It contains a treatment in depth of Davis' many contributions to the study of landforms including: the cycle of erosion denudation chronology arid and karst geomorphology the coral reef problem. more...

  • History of the Study of Landformsby Robert P. Beckinsale; Richard J. Chorley

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 59.95

    This volume provides a global treatment of historical and regional geomorphic work as it developed from the end of the nineteenth century to the hiatus of the Second World War. The book deals with the burgeoning of the eustatic theory, the concepts of isostasy and epeirogeny, and the first complete statements of the cycle of erosion and of polycyclic... more...

  • Remote Sensing and Actuation Using Unmanned Vehiclesby Haiyang Chao; YangQuan Chen

    Wiley 2012; US$ 102.95

    Unmanned systems and robotics technologies have become very popular recently owing to their ability to replace human beings in dangerous, tedious, or repetitious jobs. This book fill the gap in the field between research and real-world applications, providing scientists and engineers with essential information on how to design and employ networked... more...

  • The History of the Study of Landforms: Volume 1 - Geomorphology Before Davis (Routledge Revivals)by Richard J. Chorley; Antony J. Dunn; Robert P. Beckinsale

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This re-issue, first published in 1964, is the first of a seminal series analysing the development of the study of landforms, from both the geographical and geological point of view, with especial emphasis upon fluvial geomorphology. Volume 1 treats the subject up to the first important statement of the cycle of erosion by W. M. Davis in 1889, and... more...

  • Mathematical Morphology in Geomorphology and GISciby Behara Seshadri Daya Sagar

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 99.95

    Mathematical Morphology in Geomorphology and GISci presents a multitude of mathematical morphological approaches for processing and analyzing digital images in quantitative geomorphology and geographic information science (GISci). Covering many interdisciplinary applications, the book explains how to use mathematical morphology not only to perform... more...

  • Systemtheorie in der Geomorphologieby Kirsten von Elverfeldt

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 33.40

    <P>Benötigen wir für eine erfolgreiche Erforschung geomorphologischer Prozesse und Formen überhaupt Theorie? Sind potentiell gefährliche Prozesse wie Hangrutschungen nicht ganz offensichtlich vorhanden? Diese Fragen nach den theoretischen Grundannahmen der eigenen Disziplin berühren das Selbstverständnis der Geomorphologie, deren Vertretern oftmals... more...

  • Geomorphological Techniquesby Andrew Goudie

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 93.95

    The specialist contributors to Geomorphological Techniques have thoroughly augmented and updated their original, authoritative coverage with critical evaluations of major recent developments in this field. A new chapter on neotectonics reflects the impact of developments in tectonic theory, and heavily revised sections deal with advances in remote... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Geomorphologyby Andrew Goudie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 90.00

    Geomorphology, the discipline which analyzes the history and nature of the earth's surface, deals with the landforms produced by erosion, weathering, deposition, transport and tectonic processes. In recent decades there have been major developments in the discipline and these are reflected in this major Encyclopedia , the first such reference work... more...

  • Geomorphometryby Tomislav Hengl; Hannes I. Reuter

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 120.00

    Geomorphometry is the science of quantitative land-surface analysis. It draws upon mathematical, statistical, and image-processing techniques to quantify the shape of earth's topography at various spatial scales. The focus of geomorphometry is the calculation of surface-form measures (land-surface parameters) and features (objects), which may be... more...

  • Environmental Role of Wetlands in Headwatersby Josef Krecek; Martin Haigh

    Springer 2006; US$ 169.00

    Aims to move towards a more comprehensive inventory of the benefits and costs of headwater wetlands. This book evaluates the research that tries to understand the tolerances, exchanges, checks and balances within headwater landscapes and the downstream impacts of changes in wetlands. It examines wetlands in their watershed management context. more...