Geomorphological field manual

  • 254 Pages
  • 1.31 MB
  • English
Allen & Unwin, c1983. , London, Boston
Geomorphology -- Field work -- Handbooks, manuals,
StatementR.V. Dackombe, V. Gardiner.. --
ContributionsGardiner, V.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 254 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21080474M

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Gardiner (Author), R. Dackombe (Author)Cited by: The book is designed as an aide memoire to be used during geomorphological field work. The aim is to refresh knowledge of techniques already learned, and to avoid the omission of critical items.

Geomorphological Fieldwork addresses a topic that always remains popular within the geosciences and environmental science. More specifically, the volume conveys a growing legacy of field-based learning for young geomorphologists that can be used as a student book for field-based university courses and postgraduate research requiring fieldwork or field schools.

Description: Geomorphological Mapping: a professional handbook of techniques and applications is a new book targeted at academics and practitioners who use, or wish to utilise, geomorphological mapping within their work.

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Geomorphological field mapping of such landform assemblages is therefore an important technique in identifying and interpreting landscape patterns and geohazards, and determining the sensitivity. Geomorphological Mapping: Methods and Applications Mike J. Smith, Paolo Paron and James S.

Griffiths (Eds.) Geomorphological Mapping: a professional handbook of techniques and applications is a new book targeted at academics and practitioners who use, or wish to utilise, geomorphological mapping within their work. Geomorphological features can be detected, isolated, mapped and characterised using a variety of automated techniques.

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Some methods target a particular class of feature (Behn et al., ; Hiller and Smith, ), whereas others aim to completely divide an area into zones of different morphological ches to automated analysis include.

A number of volumes develop particular aspects of the relations between geomorphology and environmental management. The first two concentrate on geomorphological contributions to recent urban growth in deserts, and to the detailed management of hazards in a rapidly urbanising metropolitan by: 9.

GEOMORPHOLOGICAL FIELD MANUAL by V. Gardiner and R. Dackcombe. Allen and Unwin, London, No. of pages: Price: f (hardback); f (paperback). This book provides an admirable compliment to the recently published Techniques in Geomorphol- ogy (Editor: A.

Goudie; Allen and Unwin, London, ) and together the two volumes will do much. The specialist contributors to Geomorphological Techniques have thoroughly augmented and updated their original, authoritative coverage with critical evaluations of major recent developments in this field.

A new chapter on neotectonics reflects the impact of developments in tectonic theory, and heavily revised sections deal with advances in. Preface. Acknowledgements. Introduction. Aim. The Scope of this book.

How to use this book. The role of fieldwork in glaciology and glacial geomorphology. The relationship between field glaciology and glaciological theory. Conducting fieldwork. Aim. Designing and planning field based research. Logistical preparations for fieldwork Price Range: £ - £ As the term implies, field geology means Field work, geology as practiced by direct observation of outcrops, exposures, landscapes, and drill cores.

Those engaged in field geology investigate rocks and rock materials in their natural environment. Field geologists thus attempt to describe and explain surface features, underground structures, and their interrelationships.

Colour plates are located at the end of the book. Terms in the Glossary (p. ) are shown in bold when first mentioned. Writing a book of this kind at the end of my career has been an attempt to reflect the enjoyment that I have derived from study of the land surface of the Earth.

I hope that similar enjoyment may be experienced by some readers. The Liden field areaLiden (62º43’N, 16º48’E) is a village located in the valley along the river In-dalsälven in central Sweden (Figure ). In this field area c. 24 km2 havebeen mapped atstretching in an east-west direction across the valleyby the village of Liden (Paper II).

Hi, I am just wondering if anyone has built up a symbol library for fluvial mapping as per Dackombe & Gardiner's Geomorphological Field Manual ().Reviews: 1. Techniques of applied geomorphological mapping are also discussed in the chapter including traditional field mapping along with several digital data gathering techniques for mapping.

Finally, the chapter presents several examples of industrial applications of geomorphological maps from a variety of environmental settings to demonstrate the wide Cited by: Geomorphological processes in eastern Nepal as a basis for road design G.

Hearn (Scott Wilson Kirkpatrick and Co Ltd) and C. Lawrance Unpublished Project Report PR/INT//00 Project R PROJECT REPORT PR/INT//00Geomorphological processes in. This significant new book by foremost experts in the field will be the first that truly covers the topic of engineering geomorphology as a distinct discipline and, as such, will be of paramount importance to both practitioners and students.

Selected Textbooks on Structural geology & Maps Analysis: I. General. Barnes, J.W, Basic Geological Mapping, Geol.

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Handbook, The Open Univ/Halsted. Tools in Fluvial Geomorphology comprehensively reviews tools used in fluvial geomorphology, at a level suitable to guide the selection of research methods for a given question. Presenting an integrated approach to the interdisciplinary nature of the subject, it provides guidance for researchers and professionals on the tools available to answer.

The initial field data collected, assigned classes, spatial separations (e.g., polygons), interpretations, and other information remain constrained by the rules and decisions for the scale at which they were originally developed.

It is typically possible to aggregate data upwards in scale with a minimal impact on information integrity. The book integrates a physical-human approach to geography, but focuses on physical geography and geomorphology from an integrated field-based geoscience perspective.

Addresses fluvial and karst landscapes in depth Focuses on field-based learning as well as educational geomorphology Conveys experiential knowledge in international contexts. Geological and geomorphological analysis of the archaeologically reconstructed road path and surrounding have been performed in order to infer the possible influence of "positive" and "negative" factors in the road planning, such as local lithological, morphological, and hydrological features [].Therefore, all these factors have been analyzed in the complex geoarchaeological setting of the Cited by: 1.

Geomorphological field manual / R.V. Dackombe, V. Gardiner. GB D32 Die Erdoberfläche: Lebens-- und Gestaltungsraum des Menschen: forschungsstrategische und programmatische Leitlinien zukünftiger geomorphologischer Forschung und Lehre / herausgegeben vom Deutschen Arbeitskreis für Geomorphologie ; Redaktion, Richard Dikau, Klaus.

This book was recommended by a friend who is a much more experienced rockhound than myself. I really have got to thank him. Mister Sinkankas' book is a veritable how to of rockhounding collecting covering everything from prospecting, collecting, specimen prep and selling specimens.5/5(4).

Geomorphological Field Manual 1st Edition. By R. Dackombe, V. Gardiner. This book, first published inincorporates a wealth of reference material – keys, nomograms, tables, charts – likely to be needed in the field for actual fieldwork.A manual of field hydrogeology I Laura L.

Sanders. and geomorphological landforms.

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This book is not an explication of regulations pertaining to ground water. A complex hierarchy of statutes and regulations on the federal, state, and local lev- To keep the book to a compact and field-portable size, the numberFile Size: 2MB. This chapter provides an introduction to the Engineering Group of the Geological Society of London (EGGS) Working Party book on the engineering geology and geomorphology of glaciated and periglaciated terrains.

A summary of changes in the extent of glacial and periglacial conditions throughout the Quaternary to the present day is provided by: 5.