Geomorphological Fieldwork, Vol 18. Developments in Earth Surface Processes

  • ID: 3049115
  • Book
  • 286 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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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. The editors have much experience of field-based learning within geomorphology and extend this to physical geography. The topics covered are relevant to basic geomorphology as well as applied approaches in environmental and cultural geomorphology. 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

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1. Introduction, Mary J. Thornbush, Casey D. Allen, and Faith A. Fitzpatrick 2. Why Fieldwork? Casey D. Allen 3. Getting into the Field, Mary J. Thornbush, Casey D. Allen, and Faith A. Fitzpatrick 3.1 Preparing for Fieldwork, Michael J. Day 3.2 Field Safety: Principles, Practice, Culture, Sam Alpay and Roger C. Paulen 4. Teaching Geomorphology in the Field, Mary J. Thornbush, Casey D. Allen, and Faith A. Fitzpatrick 4.1 Students' Learning Styles, Miguel Gomez-Heras and Stephen McCabe 4.2 Fieldwork Going Digital, Ian Fuller and Derek France 4.3 Field-based Learning in Undergraduate Geomorphology Courses, Mary J. Thornbush 5. Field Methodologies, Mary J. Thornbush, Casey D. Allen and Faith A. Fitzpatrick 5.1 Fieldwork Protocols for Soil Geomorphology, Wolfgang Fister, Philip Greenwood, and Nikolaus J. Kuhn 5.2 Methods in Fluvial Geomorphology, Faith A. Fitzpatrick 5.3 Reading the Landscape in Field-based Geomorphology, Gary Brierley and Kirstie Fryirs 6. Conclusion, Mary J. Thornbush, Casey D. Allen, and Faith A. Fitzpatrick

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