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The Scientific Nature of Geomorphology
Language: en
Pages: 481
Authors: Bruce L. Rhoads, Colin E. Thorn
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Bruce Rhoads

Geomorphology is a discipline which has traditionally been dominated by fieldwork. This volume is devoted to the philosophical and methodological components of the discipline. Its purpose is to provide a comprehensive examination of contemporary perspectives on the scientific nature of geomorphology. The book should help unify and strengthen the disciplines
The Nature of Geomorphology
Language: en
Pages: 170
Authors: Alistair F. Pitty
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-10 - Publisher: Routledge

In this re-evaluation of the basic postulates of geomorphology, first published in 1982, Alistair Pitty examines the subject within its scientific context, arguing that coherence in geomorphology can be demonstrated despite the many apparent divergences, which should themselves be regarded as poles within a spectrum of opinion. Not least, the
The SAGE Handbook of Geomorphology
Language: en
Pages: 648
Authors: Kenneth J Gregory, Andrew S Goudie
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-06-13 - Publisher: SAGE

Geomorphology is the study of the Earth's diverse physical land-surface features and the dynamic processes that shape these features. Examining natural and anthropogenic processes, The SAGE Handbook of Geomorphology is a comprehensive exposition of the fundamentals of geomorphology that examines form, process, and applications of the discipline. Organized into five
The Nature of the Environment
Language: en
Pages: 560
Authors: Andrew S. Goudie
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-07-08 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

The fourth edition of this highly acclaimed text on the natural environment of the earth has now been thoroughly revised and updated and includes a new chapter on The Organic World, more "windows", new illustrations, and a range of other features. Please visit the accompanying website at: http://www.blackwellpublishers.co.uk/goudie to view
The History of the Study of Landforms: Quaternary and recent processes and forms (1890-1965) and the mid-century revolutions
Language: en
Pages: 1027
Authors: Richard J. Chorley, Antony J. Dunn, Robert Percy Beckinsale
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1964 - Publisher: Geological Society of London

This book is the fourth volume in the definitive series, The History of the Study of Landforms or The Development of Geomorphology. Volume 1 (1964) dealt with contributions to the field up to 1890. Volume 2 (1973) dealt with the concepts and contributions of William Morris Davis. Volume 3 (1991)