Global geomorphology: an introduction to the study of landforms. Front Cover. Michael A. Summerfield. Longman Scientific & Technical, – Science – This innovative text provides a comprehensive introduction to the subject of global geomorphology, with the emphasis placed on large-scale. Global Geomorphology has 26 ratings and 3 reviews. Marts said: This text highlights varying aspects of tectonics and landforms, a most comprehensive text. .
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This innovative text provides a comprehensive introduction to the subject of global geomorphology, with the emphasis placed on large-scale processes and phenomena My library Help Advanced Book Search. RoutledgeMay 12, – Science – pages. The plate tectonics revolution in the earth sciences has provided a valuable new framework for understanding long-term landform development.
This innovative text provides a comprehensive introduction to the subject of global geomorphology, with the emphasis placed on large-scale processes and phenomena. Integrating global tectonics into the study of landforms geomorphollogy incorporating planetary geomorphology as a major component the author discusses the impact of climatic change and the role of catastrophic events on landform genesis and includes a comprehensive study of surface geomorphic processes.
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Part IIEndogenic processes and landforms. Landforms and tectonics of plate margins. Landforms and tectonics ofplate interiors.
Landforms associated with igneous activity. Glacial processes and landforms. Chapter 11Glacial processesand landforms 11 1 Glacier characteristicsand dynamics.
Periglacial processes and landforms.
Coastal processes and landforms. Chapter 13Coastal processesand landforms 13 1 Thecoastal environment. Endogenicexogenic interactions 15 Rates ofupliftand denudation 16 Tectonics and drainage development. Fluvial processes geomorphologyy 1 Drainage basin hydrology.
Fluvial landforms 9 1 The fluvial system 9 2 The drainage basin 9 2 1 Channel network. Aeolian processes geoomorphology landforms. Aeolian processesand landforms 10 1 Aeolian activity 10 1 1 Global distributionof aeolianlandforms.
Rates ofupliftanddenudation 15 1 Tempo ofgeomorphicchange.
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Further reading References Chapter 16 Tectonics and drainage development. Further reading References Chapter 17 Sealevel. Longterm landscapedevelopment Part V Extraterrestrial landforms. Summerfield Limited preview – Summerfield Snippet view – Global Geomorphology Michael A. Geomorphollgy No preview available – Summerfield RoutledgeMay 12, – Science – pages 1 Review https: