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by Hugh M. French

  • Author: Hugh M. French
  • ISBN: 0582480795
  • ISBN13: 978-0582480797
  • ePub: 1779 kb | FB2: 1250 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Earth Sciences
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall Press (May 1976)
  • Pages: 320
  • Rating: 4.6/5
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Periglacial Environment ePub download

Emphasis is placed upon the North American and Eurasian polar lowlands, but examples are also drawn from Antarctica, the Qinghai-Xizang (Tibet) Plateau, and the northern mid-latitudes. First published in 1976 and subsequently revised in 1996, the text has been the international standard for over 30 years

First published in 1976 and subsequently revised in 1996 and 2007, the text has been the international standard for nearly 40 years

First published in 1976 and subsequently revised in 1996 and 2007, the text has been the international standard for nearly 40 years. Part One discusses the periglacial concept and describes the typical climates and ecosystems that are involved.

Therefore, periglacial environments are anywhere that freezing and thawing modify the landscape in a significant . Hugh M. French's classification recognizes six climate types existing in the present:. High Arctic climates. Continental climates.

Therefore, periglacial environments are anywhere that freezing and thawing modify the landscape in a significant manner.

Hugh French is Professor Emeritus (2003-) in the Departments of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of. .The Pleistocene periglacial environment identified by Walery Lozinski was cold, mountainous, proglacial (.

Hugh French is Professor Emeritus (2003-) in the Departments of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of Ottawa, Canada, and Adjunct Professor (2008-) in the Department of Geography, University of Victoria, Canada. ice-marginal), sparsely vegetated, and mid-latitude in nature.

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This book is an invaluable reference for advanced undergraduates in geography, geology, earth sciences and environmental sciences programs, and to resource managers and geotechnical engineers interested in cold regions.

Emphasis is placed upon the North American and Eurasian polar lowlands, but examples are also drawn from Antarctica, the Qingha. Emphasis is placed upon the North American and Eurasian polar lowlands, but examples are also drawn from Antarctica, the Qinghai–Xizang (Tibet) Plateau, and the northern mid–latitudes.

The Periglacial Environment. The operation of fluvial, aeolian and coastal processes in cold environments, and the resulting distinctive landforms and sediments. The use of relict periglacial features to reconstruct past cold environments in midlatitude regions and the responses of periglacial environments to recent and predicted climate change.

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