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Horizons in physical geography

Author: M J Clark; K J Gregory; A M Gurnell
Publisher: Totowa, N.J. : Barnes & Noble, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M J Clark; K J Gregory; A M Gurnell
ISBN: 0389207527 9780389207528
OCLC Number: 15631384
Description: xiv, 395 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : change and continuity in physical geography / Michael J. Clark, Kenneth J. Gregory, Angela M. Gurnell --
The future of the past--
a perspective on palaeoenvironmental study / Frank Oldfield --
Environmental systems--
patterns, processes and evolution / John B. Thornes --
Models in physical geography / Michael J. Kirkby --
Remote sensing--
global and local views / John R. G. Townshend --
Mechanisms, materials and classification in geomorphological explanation / W. Brian Whalley --
Hydrological and fluvial processes : revolution and evolution / D. E. Walling --
Atmospheric processes--
global and local / B. W. Atkinson --
Geomorphological processes in cold environments / Clifford Embleton --
Theory and reality in coastal geomorphology / William Ritchie --
Lilies and peacocks : a view of biogeography / I. G. Simmons --
Soil processes and their significance / Stephen T. Trudgill --
Stable and unstable environments--
the example of the temperate zone / John Lewin --
The polar and glacial world / David E. Sugden --
The mountain lands / Jack D. Ives --
Change and instability in the desert environment / Andrew S. Goudie --
Geomorphology and environmental management / Ronald U. Cooke --
Evaluating environmental potential / Vincent Gardiner --
Natural hazards--
adjustment and mitigation / John Whittow --
Geography and conservation : the application of ideas about people and environment / Andrew Warren --
Planning and management : physical geography and political processes / Edmund C. Penning-Rowsell --
From description to prescription : measurements and management / Malcolm Newson --
Perspectives on the atmosphere / Roger G. Barry --
Perspectives on the geosphere / Keith M. Clayton --
Perspectives on the hydrosphere / Richard J. Chorley --
Physical geography : diversity and unity / Michael J. Clark, Kenneth J. Gregory, Angela M. Gurnell.
Responsibility: edited by Michael J. Clark, Kenneth J. Gregory, and Angela M. Gurnell.

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