ISBN 0–415–27298–X (Vol. 1 & 2 of 2)
Geomorphology, the self-discipline which analyzes the historical past and nature of the earth's floor, offers with the landforms produced by way of erosion, weathering, deposition, shipping and tectonic methods. In contemporary a long time there were significant advancements within the self-discipline and those are mirrored during this significant Encyclopedia, the 1st such reference paintings within the box to be released for thirty-five years.
Encyclopedia of Geomorphology has been produced in organization with the overseas organization of Geomorphologists (IAG) and has a very international viewpoint. The entries were written by means of a global editorial group of individuals, drawn from over thirty nations, who're all one of the prime specialists within the discipline.
In lavishly illustrated volumes, Encyclopedia includes approximately seven-hundred alphabetically geared up entries to supply a accomplished advisor either to precise landforms and to the foremost kinds of geomorphological approaches that create them. The Encyclopedia additionally demonstrates the most important advancements that experience taken position lately in our wisdom of tectonic and climatic adjustments and within the use of latest recommendations resembling modelling, distant sensing and strategy size. Older suggestions, despite the fact that, aren't forgotten and supply an historic standpoint at the improvement of rules. either available and authoritative, Encyclopedia of Geomorphology is destined to develop into the definitive source for college kids, researchers and utilized practitioners within the box of geomorphology and the cognate disciplines of geography, earth technology, sedimentology and environmental technology.