Geomorphology: The Research Frontier and Beyond

Geomorphology: The Research Frontier and Beyond

Proceedings of the 24th Binghamton Symposium in Geomorphology, August 25, 1993

1st Edition - August 5, 1993

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  • Editors: J.D. Vitek, J.R. Giardino
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483291574

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Perspectives on the future directions of research in geomorphology form the major theme of this volume. Ten geomorphologists were asked to "star-gaze", that is provide opinions about the future direction of their specialty. Each paper is supported by the literature that currently defines the research frontier.

Table of Contents

  • Preface. Geomorphology: the research frontier and beyond - Introduction (H. Jesse Walker). Extraterrestrial geomorphology: science and philosophy of Earthlike planetary landscapes (V.R. Baker). Human influence in geomorphology (A. Goudie). Soil geomorphology - Present dilemmas and future challenges (J. Gerrard). Mass movement; the research frontier and beyond: a geomorphological approach (D. Brunsden). Glacial geomorphology: modeling processes and landforms (J.M. Harbor). Periglacial morphology in the 21st century (D. Barsch). The changing geomorphology of the humid tropics (A. Gupta). The research frontier and beyond: granitic terrains (C.R. Twidale). Coastal geomorphology through the looking glass (D.J. Sherman, B.O. Bauer). Fluvial geomorphology: where do we go from here? (D.G. Smith). List of Contributors. The Binghamton Symposia in Geomorphology.

Product details

  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier Science 1993
  • Published: August 5, 1993
  • Imprint: Elsevier Science
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483291574

About the Editors

J.D. Vitek

Affiliations and Expertise

Oklahoma State University, School of Geology, Stillwater, OK 74078-0451, USA

J.R. Giardino

Affiliations and Expertise

Texas A & M University, Department of Geography and Geology, College Station, TX 77843, USA

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