Encyclopedia of Geomorphology

Encyclopedia of Geomorphology


Geomorphology, the self-discipline which analyzes the background and nature of the earth's floor, offers with the landforms produced via erosion, weathering, deposition, delivery and tectonic procedures. In fresh 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 foreign organization of Geomorphologists (IAG) and has a very international standpoint. The entries were written through a global editorial crew of members, drawn from over thirty international locations, who're all one of the best specialists within the discipline.

In lavishly illustrated volumes, Encyclopedia comprises approximately seven-hundred alphabetically equipped entries to supply a accomplished advisor either to express landforms and to the key sorts of geomorphological approaches that create them. The Encyclopedia additionally demonstrates the main advancements that experience taken position in recent times in our wisdom of tectonic and climatic adjustments and within the use of latest suggestions akin to modelling, distant sensing and procedure dimension. Older strategies, notwithstanding, usually are not forgotten and supply an old viewpoint at the improvement of rules. either obtainable and authoritative, Encyclopedia of Geomorphology is destined to turn into the definitive source for college students, researchers and utilized practitioners within the box of geomorphology and the cognate disciplines of geography, earth technological know-how, sedimentology and environmental technological know-how.

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