Badlands 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 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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  • Author : Estela Nadal-Romero
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 336 pages
  • ISBN : 0128130555
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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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 : 06 August 2018
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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

Soil Degradation, Restoration and Management in a Global Change Context

Soil Degradation, Restoration and Management in a Global Change Context
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 28 October 2019
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Soil Degradation, Restoration and Management in a Global Change Context, volume four in the Advances in Chemical Pollution, Environmental Management and Protection series, explores a wide breadth of emerging and state-of-the-art technologies and provides the best practices to manage soils affected by degradation. Soils are the base of life, thus a sustainable soil management is crucial in a context of global environmental change. Chapters in this new release include Soil degradation, processes, future treats and possible solutions, Agriculture and grazing

Gully Erosion Studies from India and Surrounding Regions

Gully Erosion Studies from India and Surrounding Regions
  • Author : Pravat Kumar Shit,Hamid Reza Pourghasemi,Gouri Sankar Bhunia
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 19 November 2019
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This book offers the scientific basis for the ample evaluation of badland management in India and some surrounding regions. It examines the processes operating in the headwaters and main channels of ephemeral rivers in lateritic environments of India. In particular, the book covers a range of vital topics in the areas of gully erosion and water to soil erosion at lateritic uplands regions of India and other regions in Asia. It explores the probable gully erosion modeling through Remote Sensing &

Proceedings of the Global Symposium on Soil Erosion

Proceedings of the Global Symposium on Soil Erosion
  • Author : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release : 15 October 2019
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The proceedings book of the Global Symposium on Soil Erosion (GSER19) contains all papers presented both orally and in poster format during the symposium (15-17 May 2019, FAO HQ). The papers presented have provided sufficient scientific evidence to show that soil erosion is a global threat to food production systems, available land for future demand, rural livelihoods, human health and biodiversity, and that coordinated effective action needs to be fostered and accelerated to address this issue. Studies presented provided scientific evidence

The Interactions between Sediments and Water

The Interactions between Sediments and Water
  • Author : Brian Kronvang
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 17 April 2013
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This book focuses on sediments as a pollutant in natural freshwater and marine habitats, and as a vector for the transfer of chemicals such as nutrients and contaminants. Sediment-water research is carried out all over the world within a variety of disciplines. The selected papers cover three main topics relating to assessment and/or restoration of disturbed watersheds, sediment-water linkages in terrestrial and aquatic environments and evaluation of sediment and ecological changes in marine and freshwater habitats. Innovative research in

Geoarchaeology, Climate Change, and Sustainability

Geoarchaeology, Climate Change, and Sustainability
  • Author : Antony G. Brown,Laura S. Basell,Karl W. Butzer
  • Publisher : Geological Society of America
  • Release : 01 January 2011
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This volume provides a broad survey of recent advances in geoarchaeology with particular attention to environmental change. The fourteen chapters include methodologically innovative research, case studies valuable for teaching, and the use of geological techniques to answer archaeological questions from lower Paleolithic hunting to the location of Homer's Ithaca. Geoarchaeology, Climate Change, and Sustainability also includes a major position paper and, unusually, two papers on the management of the geoarchaeological resource. Both the geographical and chronological coverage are broad ranging

Environmental Issues in the Mediterranean

Environmental Issues in the Mediterranean
  • Author : John B. Thornes,John Wainwright
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 01 March 2004
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The Mediterranean has been subject to changing human settlement and land use patterns for millennia, and has a history of human exploitation in an inherently unstable landscape. Environmental Issues in the Mediterranean reviews both physical and social aspects of this region, in relation to its environment. Ideal for students who are studying a range of environmental issues, but want to see them linked within one regional context. The book begins with an introduction to the Mediterranean region, its history, physical

Handbook of Erosion Modelling

Handbook of Erosion Modelling
  • Author : R. P. C. Morgan,Mark Nearing
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 13 April 2016
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The movement of sediment and associated pollutants over thelandscape and into water bodies is of increasing concern withrespect to pollution control, prevention of muddy floods andenvironmental protection. In addition, the loss of soil on site hasimplications for declining agricultural productivity, loss ofbiodiversity and decreased amenity and landscape value. The fate ofsediment and the conservation of soil are important issues for landmanagers and decision-makers. In developing appropriate policiesand solutions, managers and researchers are making greater use oferosion models to characterise the

Encyclopedia of Geology

Encyclopedia of Geology
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 16 December 2020
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Encyclopedia of Geology, Second Edition presents in six volumes state-of-the-art reviews on the various aspects of geologic research, all of which have moved on considerably since the writing of the first edition. New areas of discussion include extinctions, origins of life, plate tectonics and its influence on faunal provinces, new types of mineral and hydrocarbon deposits, new methods of dating rocks, and geological processes. Users will find this to be a fundamental resource for teachers and students of geology, as

Landscapes and Landforms of Spain

Landscapes and Landforms of Spain
  • Author : Francisco Gutiérrez,Mateo Gutiérrez
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business
  • Release : 18 April 2014
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The Landscapes and Landforms of Spain provides an informative and inviting overview of the geology and geomorphology of Spain. It incorporates a diverse range of topics, ranging from the fiery landscapes of the Canary Islands and its volcanic formations to the glacial scenery of the Pyrenees. The book devotes attention to granite landforms, karst terrains, coastal dunes and marshes, as well as to heritage and conservation, with the objective of offering the reader a comprehensive insight into the Spanish geological

Africa from MIS 6-2

Africa from MIS 6-2
  • Author : Sacha C. Jones,Brian A. Stewart
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 04 March 2016
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Bringing together archaeological, paleoenvironmental, paleontological and genetic data, this book makes a first attempt to reconstruct African population histories from out species' evolution to the Holocene. Africa during Marine Isotope Stages (MIS) 6 to 2 (~190-12,000 years ago) witnessed the biological development and behavioral florescence of our species. Modern human population dynamics, which involved multiple population expansions, dispersals, contractions and extinctions, played a central role in our species’ evolutionary trajectory. So far, the demographic processes – modern human population sizes, distributions and movements –

Landscape Evolution

Landscape Evolution
  • Author : Kerry Gallagher,S. J. Jones,Stuart J. Jones,John Wainwright
  • Publisher : Geological Society of London
  • Release : 24 July 2021
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The morphology of Earth's surface reflects the interaction of climate, tectonics and denudational processes operating over a wide range of spatial and temporal scales. These processes can be considered catastrophic or continuous; depending on the timescale of observation or interest. Recent research had required integration of historically distinct subjects such as geomorphology, sedimentology, climatology and tectonics. Together, these have provided new insights into absolute and relative rates of denudation, and the factors that control the many dynamic processes involved. Specific

Late Cretaceous and Cenozoic Mammals of North America

Late Cretaceous and Cenozoic Mammals of North America
  • Author : Michael O. Woodburne
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release : 24 July 2021
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This book places into modern context the information by which North American mammalian paleontologists recognize, divide, calibrate, and discuss intervals of mammalian evolution known as North American Land Mammal Ages. It incorporates new information on the systematic biology of the fossil record and utilizes the many recent advances in geochronologic methods and their results. The book describes the increasingly highly resolved stratigraphy into which all available temporally significant data and applications are integrated. Extensive temporal coverage includes the Lancian part