The Evolution of Geomorphology : A Nation-By-Nation Summary of Development (Publication/international Association of Geomorphologists, No 1) (Subsequent)

The Evolution of Geomorphology : A Nation-By-Nation Summary of Development (Publication/international Association of Geomorphologists, No 1) (Subsequent)

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 530 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780471938583
  • DDC分類 551.4109

Full Description


This is a collection of about 50 articles which treats the development of geomorphology around the world. Countries represented range from some of the smallest to the largest, and also vary in their experience of geomorphology. Emphasis is given to pioneers in the field and their concepts, especially those with international implications. Education, experience and theoretical bases as well as political, economic, legal and military factors are shown to have affected the pursuit of relevant research. However, the major impacts on geomorphology are shown to be the nature of the landscape itself, the training of individual scientists and national characteristics.

Contents

Algeria; Argentina; Australia; Austria; Belgium; Botswana; Brazil; Bulgaria; Canada; Chile; China (The People's Republic of); Colombia; Cuba; Czechoslovakia; Egypt; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Hong Kong; Hungary; Iceland; India; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Italy; Japan; Kenya; Lithuania; Mexico; Morocco; The Netherlands; New Zealand; Nigeria; Papua New Guinea; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Singapore; South Korea; Southern Africa; Spain; Sri Lanka; Sweden; Switzerland; Taiwan (Republic of China); Turkey; United States; United Kingdom; USSR; Uruguay; Yugoslavia.