Environmental Sedimentology

Environmental Sedimentology

By: Kevin Taylor (editor), Chris Perry (editor)Paperback

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Environmental Sedimentology provides a comprehensive introduction to this rapidly expanding field which addresses the functioning and dynamics of contemporary sediment systems and how these systems respond to a range of both natural and anthropogenically-induced disturbance events. * considers a range of sedimentary environments; mountain and upland, fluvial, lacustrine, arid, urban, deltaic and estuarine, temperate coastal, tropical coastal, and continental shelf * aspects of sediment management and remediation are also considered as are the potential impacts of on-going and future climatic and environmental change * Readership: advanced level undergraduates in earth science, environmental science and physical geography, and graduate students in the earth and environmental sciences with an interest in contemporary sediment systems

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About Author

Chris Perry and Kevin Taylor are Readers in the Department of Environmental and Geographical Sciences, Manchester Metropolitan University.

Contents

Preface. 1. Environmental Sedimentology: Introduction: Chris Perry & Kevin Taylor (Manchester Metropolitan University). 2. Mountain Environments: Jeff Warburton (University of Durham). 3. Fluvial Environments: Karen Hudson-Edwards (Birkbeck College, London). 4. Lake Environments: Lars Hakanson (University of Uppsala). 5. Arid Environments: Anne Mather (University of Plymouth). 6. Urban Environments: Kevin Taylor (Manchester Metropolitan University). 7. Deltaic and Estuarine Environments: Peter French (Royal Holloway, University of London). 8. Temperate Coastal Environments: Andrew Cooper (University of Ulster). 9. Tropical Coastal Environments: Coral Reefs and Mangroves: Chris Perry (Manchester Metropolitan University). 10. Continental Shelf Environments: Piers Larcombe (CEFAS, UK). Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 25/10/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781405115155
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 460
  • ID: 9781405115155
  • weight: 1078
  • ISBN10: 1405115157

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