Glacial Sedimentary Processes and Products (Innbundet)

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Serie: International Association of Sedimentologists Series 39

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2007
Antall sider: 436
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: International Association of Sedimentologists Series
Serienummer: 39
ISBN/EAN: 9781405183000
Omtale: Glacial Sedimentary Processes and Products
Associating ice masses with the transport and deposition of sediments has long formed a central theme in glaciology and glacial geomorphology. The reason for this focus is clear, in that ice masses are responsible for much of the physical landscape which characterizes the Earth's glaciated regions. This association also holds at a variety of scales, for example, from the grain-size characteristics of small-scale moraines to the structural architecture of large-scale, glacigenic sedimentary sequences in both surface and subaqueous environments. This volume brings numerous state-of-the-art research contributions together, each relating to a different physical setting, spatial scale, process or investigative technique. The result is a diverse and interesting collection of papers by glaciologists, numerical modellers and glacial geologists, which are all linked by the theme of investigating the relationships between the behaviour of ice masses and their resulting sedimentary sequences.

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