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Richard John Huggett - Fundamentals of Geomorphology - 9781138940642 - V9781138940642
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Fundamentals of Geomorphology

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Description for Fundamentals of Geomorphology Hardback. Series: Routledge Fundamentals of Physical Geography. Num Pages: 578 pages, 399 colour illustrations, 41 colour tables, 171 colour illustrations, 228 colour line dra. BIC Classification: RBGD. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 246 x 189. Weight in Grams: 1382.

The new fourth edition of Fundamentals of Geomorphology continues to provide a comprehensive introduction to the subject by discussing the latest developments in the field, as well as covering the basics of Earth surface forms and processes.

The revised edition has an improved logically cohesive structure, added recent material on Quaternary environments and landscapes, landscape evolution and tectonics, as well as updated information in fast-changing areas such as the application of dating techniques, digital terrain modelling, historical contingency, preglacial landforms, neocatastrophism, and biogeomorphology. The book begins with a consideration of the nature of geomorphology, process and form, history, and geomorphic systems, ... Read more

  • Endogenic processes: structural landforms associated with plate tectonics and those associated with volcanoes, impact craters, and folds, faults, and joints.
  • Exogenic processes: landforms resulting from, or influenced by, the exogenic agencies of weathering, running water, flowing ice and meltwater, ground ice and frost, the wind, and the sea; landforms developed on limestone; and long-term geomorphology, a discussion of ancient landforms, including palaeosurfaces, stagnant landscape features, and evolutionary aspects of landscape change.

Featuring over 400 illustrations, diagrams, and tables, Fundamentals of Geomorphology provides a stimulating and innovative perspective on the key topics and debates within the field of geomorphology. Written in an accessible and lively manner, and providing guides to further reading, chapter summaries, and an extensive glossary of key terms, this is an indispensable undergraduate level textbook for students of physical geography.

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Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
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Routledge Fundamentals of Physical Geography
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London, United Kingdom
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About Richard John Huggett
Richard John Huggett is a retired Reader in Physical Geography at the University of Manchester, UK.

Reviews for Fundamentals of Geomorphology
"In this fourth edition, Richard J. Huggett updates what has become the best available text for introductory undergraduate courses in Geomorphology. It is a modern, comprehensive, wide-ranging, and well-illustrated treatment, which is particularly strong on explaining important concepts." Andrew Goudie, Emeritus Professor of Geography, University of Oxford, UK "The fourth edition of this popular textbook is a good ... Read more

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