New PDF release: Fluvial Processes in Geomorphology (Dover Earth Science)

By Luna B. Leopold,M. Gordon Wolman,John P. Miller

This first-class textual content is a pioneering paintings within the research of landform improvement below techniques linked to working water. Its fundamental emphasis is on topics that have been the point of interest of the authors' experiences in either box and laboratory. half I bargains with the method of swap within the evolving panorama. half II explores procedure and shape, and half III, the results of time.
In half I, the relation of geomorphology to box difficulties is analyzed in reports of a mountain block in a semiarid weather, a meandering river reduce into bedrock, and benches alongside a coastline. half comprises stories of weathering, weather, and such denudational methods as flooding and erosion. right here, too, are examinations of the drainage basin as a geomorphic unit, water and sediment in channels, channel shape and method, and hillslope features and processes.
In half III, the authors disguise geochronology, drainage development evolution, channel alterations with time, and the evolution of hillslopes. appendixes can assist readers convert devices and equivalents, and establish symbols and nomenclature. 1964 edition.

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