Weathering and Landscape Evolution

1st Edition

Proceedings of the 35th Binghamton Symposium in Geomorphology, held 1-3 October, 2004

Authors:

  • A. Turkington
  • J. Phillips
  • S. Campbell
  • Weathering and Landscape Evolution

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    Description

    In recognition of the fundamental control exerted by weathering on landscape evolution and topographic development, the 35th Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium was convened under the theme of Weathering and Landscape Evolution. The papers and posters presented at the conference imparted the state-of-the-art in weathering geomorphology, tackled the issue of scale linkage in geomorphic studies and offered a vehicle for interdisciplinary communication on research into weathering and landscape evolution. The papers included in this book are encapsulated here under the general themes of weathering mantles, weathering and relative dating, weathering and denudation, weathering processes and controls and the 'big picture'.

    Key Features

    * Contains 15 papers on the techniques and methodologies of research * Provides an up-to-date overview of various aspects of weathering and landscape evolution complemented by a number of excellent case studies * Contains a wealth of basic field data and relevant information

    Readership

    Geomorphologists, physical Geographers, engineering geologists and exploration geologists

    Details

    No. of pages:
    272
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2005
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Elsevier Science
    Print ISBN:
    9780444520319
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780080931159

    About the authors

    A. Turkington

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Department of Geography, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA

    J. Phillips

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Department of Geography, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA

    S. Campbell

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Department of Geography, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA

    Reviews

    "The book contains a wealth of basic field data and relevant information that scientists, engineers, and professionals will find useful. The book will be a welcome addition to the library of academic institutions." -JOURNAL OF SEDIMENTARY RESEARCH, August 2006