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Geomorphology for engineers

Author: P G Fookes; E Mark Lee; G C Milligan
Publisher: Caithness, Scotland : Whittles Pub. ; Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, ©2005.
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Presents a view of geomorphology for engineers and other professionals on the near-surface engineering problems, associated with various landscapes. The first part of this book is concerned with the  Read more...

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Geomorphology for engineers.
Caithness, Scotland : Whittles Pub. ; Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2006279794
(OCoLC)52288466
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: P G Fookes; E Mark Lee; G C Milligan
OCLC Number: 607568974
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 851 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction to engineering geomorphology / Peter Fookes and Mark Lee --
Climate and weathering / Mark Lee and Peter Fookes --
Sedimentology / Colin J.R. Braithwaite --
Tectonics / Tony Waltham --
Stratigraphy / Colin J.R. Braithwaite --
The quaternary / Andrew Goudie --
Engineering behavior of soils and rocks / George Milligan, Peter Fookes, and Mark Lee --
Landslides / James S. Griffiths --
Active tectonic environments and seismic hazards / James V. Hengesh and William R. Lettis --
Rivers / Mark Lee --
Soil erosion / Mark Lee and John Charman --
Subsidence / Tony Waltham --
Glacial Environments / Lewis A. Owen and Edward Derbyshire --
Periglacial forms and processes / H. Jesse Walker --
Temperate environments / Kenneth J. Gregory --
Hot drylands / Mark Lee and Peter Fookes --
Savanna / Michael F. Thomas --
Hot wetlands / Ian Douglas --
Mountain environments / John Charman and Mark Lee --
Estuaries and deltas / Warren E. Grabau, H. Jesse Walker, and Mark Lee --
Coastal environments / Julian Orford --
Continental shelves / Colin Jago --
Volcanic landscapes / Tony Waltham --
Karst terrains / Tony Waltham --
Loess / Edward Derbyshire and Xingmin Meng --
Chalk landscapes / Fred Bell and Martin Culshaw --
Urban geomorphology / Ian Douglas --
Appendices: A1. Visual identification --
A2. Identification, description and classification of soils --
A3. Identification, description and classification of rocks --
A4. Geomorphological mapping --
A5. Soil erosion assessment --
A6. Units, scales and conversions.
Responsibility: edited by P.G. Fookes, E.M. Lee and G. Milligan.
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