This volume of new essays considers a wide range of biological influences in geomorphology. It is divided according to particular geographical area and climatic criteria. The first part of the work is concerned with organic influences on landforms in temperate fluvial environments. Part two presents evidence from tropical, arid and periglacial environments. Part three deals with coastal and karst environments.
Thi sis the first book on this important interdisciplinary field. It will be of considerable interest to geomorphologists, geologists and biologists, as well as to those involved in environmental planning and in using or monitoring the effects of plants and animals on the surface of the earth.