Oxford, UK ; Malden, Mass., USA : Blackwell Publishers, 2001.
Book — xviii, 297 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
List of Figures vii List of Tables xi List of Contributors xiii Preface xv Figure Acknowledgements xvii
Chapter 1 A Brief Time of History 1 David L. Higgitt
Chapter 2 Back A'long: a Millennial Geomorphology 27 Denys Brunsden
Chapter 3 The Evolution of Hillslope Processes 61 David K. C. Jones
Chapter 4 Valley-floor and Floodplain Processes 90 Barbara T. Rumsby
Chapter 5 Fluvial Processes 116 Janet M. Hooke
Chapter 6 Estuaries and Coasts: Morphological Adjustments and Process Domains 147 E. Mark Lee
Chapter 7 Sediment Transfer in Upland Environments 190 David L. Higgitt, Jeff Warburton and Martin G. Evans
Chapter 8 Fine Particulate Sediment Transfers in Lowland Rural Environments 215 Ian D. L. Foster
Chapter 9 Living with Natural Hazards: the Costs and Management Framework 237 E. Mark Lee
Chapter 10 Geomorphology for the Third Millennium 269 David L. Higgitt and E. Mark Lee Geographical Index 289 Subject Index 293.
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The expert contributors to this cutting edge volume provide an overview of geomorphological process activity and landscape change in Britain over the past 1000 years. The range of the book is unusually broad, encompassing hillslope, valley floor and floodplain, fluvial, estuarine and coastal processes. Provides an overview of geomorphological process activity and landscape change in Britain over the past 1000 years. The range of the book is unusually broad, encompassing hillslope, valley floor and floodplain, fluvial, estuarine and coastal processes. Considers the relevance of technological and conceptual approaches to understanding landscape dynamics. Examines key process environments highlighting significant trends and the influence of human activity, and incorporating examples and modelling. Encourages geographers to look forward to the challenges that geomorphology faces in the new millennium. Find out more information about the RGS-IBG journals by following the links below: AREA: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journal.asp?ref=0004-0894 The Geographical Journal: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journal.asp?ref=0016-7398 Transactions of the Insititute of British Geographers: http://www. blackwellpublishing.com/journal.asp?ref=0020-2754. (source: Nielsen Book Data)