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  • Patterns of Land Degradation in Drylandsby Eva Nora Mueller; John Wainwright; Anthony J. Parsons; Laura Turnbull

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    Land degradation in drylands is a multi-faceted problem. Consequently, current management approaches that attempt to mitigate such land degradation often fail to produce significant improvements. The processes associated with land degradation in drylands fall at the interface of ecology and geomorphology. For a better understanding of this degradation,... more...

  • Introduction to Process Geomorphologyby Vijay K. Sharma

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 135.95

    Introduction to Process Geomorphology provides an integrative approach to the process dynamics and the origin of landforms by the contemporary processes involved in their evolution. The author highlights the physical and chemical laws governing the activity of the earth-surface processes in specific environmental stress conditions, puts forward... more...

  • Florida Sinkholesby Robert Brinkmann

    University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 49.95

    Below the live oaks, palm trees, cypress swamps, and springs, water is slowly wearing away the limestone bedrock of Florida. The erosion is often unseen, and over time it can result in shocking cave-ins like the destructive spectacle of the 1981 Winter Park sinkhole. Florida Sinkholes --the first comprehensive book on the subject--is an easy-to-follow... more...

  • Systemtheorie in der Geomorphologieby Kirsten von Elverfeldt

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 29.86

    <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...

  • Gondwana Landscapes in southern South Americaby Jorge Rabassa; Cliff Ollier

    Springer 2014; US$ 229.00

    This book presents extensive and new information on the geomorphology of cratonic areas of southern South America. It includes valuable data relating to recurrent controversies in general geomorphology beyond the boundaries of South America and reveals the great need to integrate many different aspects of geomorphology in regional studies. With the... more...

  • Landscapes and Landforms of Spainby Francisco Gutiérrez; Mateo Gutiérrez

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    The Landscapes and Landforms of Spain provides an informative and inviting overview of the geology and geomorphology of Spain. It incorporates a diverse range of topics, ranging from the fiery landscapes of the Canary Islands and its volcanic formations to the glacial scenery of the Pyrenees.The book devotes attention to granite landforms, karst terrains,... more...

  • The Threatening Desertby Alan Grainger

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    Lands lost to desert may effectively be lost for ever, so desertification is humanity's most obvious despoliation to the planet. It is certainly one of the most serious environmental problems facing the world today. In this book the author describes what is happening and where. Although the problem is greatest in developing countries, it is by no means... 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...

  • Fundamentals of Geomorphologyby Richard Huggett

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95

    This extensively revised and updated edition continues to present an engaging and comprehensive introduction to the subject, exploring the world?s landforms from a broad systems perspective. It reflects on the latest developments in the field and includes new chapters on geomorphic materials and processes, hillslopes and changing landscapes. Fundamentals... more...

  • Extreme Events in Nature and Societyby S. Albeverio; V. Jentsch; H. Kantz

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 109.00

    Presents unifying and distinguishing features of extreme events, including problems of understanding and modelling their origin, spatial and temporal extension, and potential impact. This book aims to help in the difficult problem of anticipation: forecasting the event and proposing measures to moderate or prevent it. more...