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Environmental Sedimentology. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 2176950
  • Book
  • October 2006
  • 452 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Environmental Sedimentology provides a comprehensive introduction to this rapidly expanding field which addresses the functioning and dynamics of contemporary sediment systems and how these systems respond to a range of both natural and anthropogenically-induced disturbance events.
- considers a range of sedimentary environments; mountain and upland, fluvial, lacustrine, arid, urban, deltaic and estuarine, temperate coastal, tropical coastal, and continental shelf
- aspects of sediment management and remediation are also considered as are the potential impacts of on-going and future climatic and environmental change
- Readership: advanced level undergraduates in earth science, environmental science and physical geography, and graduate students in the earth and environmental sciences with an interest in contemporary sediment systems
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Preface.

1. Environmental Sedimentology: Introduction: Chris Perry & Kevin Taylor (Manchester Metropolitan University).

2. Mountain Environments: Jeff Warburton (University of Durham).

3. Fluvial Environments: Karen Hudson-Edwards (Birkbeck College, London).

4. Lake Environments: Lars Hakanson (University of Uppsala).

5. Arid Environments: Anne Mather (University of Plymouth).

6. Urban Environments: Kevin Taylor (Manchester Metropolitan University).

7. Deltaic and Estuarine Environments: Peter French (Royal Holloway, University of London).

8. Temperate Coastal Environments: Andrew Cooper (University of Ulster).

9. Tropical Coastal Environments: Coral Reefs and Mangroves: Chris Perry (Manchester Metropolitan University).

10. Continental Shelf Environments: Piers Larcombe (CEFAS, UK).

Index

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Chris Perry Manchester Metropolitan University.

Kevin Taylor Manchester Metropolitan University.
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