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Trials and tribulations of life on an active subduction zone : field trips in and around Vancouver, Canada

Author: Shahin Dashtgard; Brent C Ward
Publisher: Boulder, Colorado : The Geological Society of America, 2014.
Series: Field guide (Geological Society of America), 38.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Nine field guides explore diverse topics such as urban geology and geoheritage in Metro Vancouver, the processes and postglacial adjustments of the Cordilleran Ice Sheet, and human interaction and adaptation to geological and climate changes in British Columbia"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shahin Dashtgard; Brent C Ward
ISBN: 9780813700380 0813700388
OCLC Number: 885983744
Description: v, 226 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 28 cm.
Contents: 1. Urban geology and geoheritage of Metro Vancouver, British Columbia / Michael C. Wilson and Lionel E. Jackson Jr. --
2. Applied geomorphology along the North Shore slopes of Burrard Inlet in North and West Vancouver / Michael C. Roberts, Derek Turner, and Brent Ward --
3. Mount Baker lahars and debris flows, ancient, modern, and future / David S. Tucker, Kevin M. Scott, Eric E. Grossman, and Scott Linneman --
4. Holocene human interaction and adaptation to geological and climatic changes in the Lower Mainland, Fraser Canyon, and Coast Mountain area of British Columbia: A geoarchaeological view / Peter Locher and Francesco Berna --
5. Multiple Younger Dryas and Allerød moraines (Sumas Stade) and late Pleistocene Everson glaciomarine drift in the Fraser Lowland / Don J. Easterbrook --
6. The life and times of the Cordilleran Ice Sheet around the southern Fraser Plateau, British Columbia / Tracy A. Brennand, Olav B. Lian, and Andrew J. Perkins --
7. Quaternary subglacial and explosive volcanism in the Canadian Cascade arc (Sea-to-Sky Corridor), British Columbia / Graham D.M. Andrews, Lucy Porritt, and J.K. Russell --
8. Volcanism and glacial interaction in the Wells Gray{u2013}Clearwater volcanic field, east-central British Columbia / Catherine J. Hickson and Nathalie Vigouroux --
9. Tertiary stratigraphy and structure of the eastern flank of the Cascade Range, Washington / Eric S. Cheney.
Series Title: Field guide (Geological Society of America), 38.
Responsibility: edited by Shahin Dashtgard, Department of Earth Sciences, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada, Brent Ward, Department of Earth Sciences, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada.

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"Nine field guides explore diverse topics such as urban geology and geoheritage in Metro Vancouver, the processes and postglacial adjustments of the Cordilleran Ice Sheet, and human interaction and adaptation to geological and climate changes in British Columbia"--

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