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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 06 August 2018
  • ISBN : 9780128130551
  • Page : 336 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Badlands Dynamics in the Context of Global Change presents the newest ideas concerning badland formation and relates them to the larger context of global change. The book provides an overview of badland landforms and covers a variety of interdisciplinary topics, such as runoff generation, erosion processes and rates, the potential for modeling badland systems, and emerging technologies in research. It is an ideal resource for geomorphologists, physical geographers and soil scientists interested in this terrain and how it relates to land degradation in other environments. Provides a global understanding of the complex dynamics of badlands through geology, geomorphology and soil science Covers critical material properties for badlands development based on current knowledge and new data Includes vegetation dynamics in different badlands systems and their relationship with geomorphology dynamics

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Badlands Dynamics in a Context of Global Change

Badlands Dynamics in a Context of Global Change
  • Author : Estela Nadal-Romero,Juan Francisco Martinez Murillo,Nikolaus Josef Kuhn
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2018-08-06
  • ISBN : 9780128130551
GET THIS BOOKBadlands Dynamics in a Context of Global Change

Badlands Dynamics in the Context of Global Change presents the newest ideas concerning badland formation and relates them to the larger context of global change. The book provides an overview of badland landforms and covers a variety of interdisciplinary topics, such as runoff generation, erosion processes and rates, the potential for modeling badland systems, and emerging technologies in research. It is an ideal resource for geomorphologists, physical geographers and soil scientists interested in this terrain and how it relates to

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Badlands Dynamics in a Context of Global Change

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  • Author : Estela Nadal-Romero,Juan Francisco Martinez Murillo,Nikolaus Josef Kuhn
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2018-09-03
  • ISBN : 0128130547
GET THIS BOOKBadlands Dynamics in a Context of Global Change

Badlands Dynamics in the Context of Global Change presents the newest ideas concerning badland formation and relates them to the larger context of global change. The book provides an overview of badland landforms and covers a variety of interdisciplinary topics, such as runoff generation, erosion processes and rates, the potential for modeling badland systems, and emerging technologies in research. It is an ideal resource for geomorphologists, physical geographers and soil scientists interested in this terrain and how it relates to

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