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Soils and landforms

A.J. (A. John) Gerrard

Soils and landforms

an integration of geomorphology and pedology /A.J. Gerrard.. --

by A.J. (A. John) Gerrard

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Published by George Allen & Unwin, 1981. in London, Boston .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Landforms,
  • Soil formation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes. Bibliography: p. [191]-210.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 219 p. :
    Number of Pages219
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21080518M

    Book Reviews Regolith, Soils and Landforms. Cliff Ollier and Colin Pain. J. Wiley and Sons, Ltd., Chichester. Hardcover, viii + pp., line drawings, 38 halftone photographs, 12 colorplates, 12 tables. Price: US$ ISBN My overall impression is that this book is a well written text on a subject that few have. Replete with hundreds of high-quality figures and a large glossary, its global perspective makes it an invaluable text for anyone studying soils, landforms and Replete with hundreds of high-quality figures and a large glossary, its global perspective makes it an invaluable text for anyone studying soils, landforms and landscape change in middle /5(12).

    and photos and a detailed glossary, this book will be invaluable for anyone studying soils, landforms, and landscape change anywhere on the globe. Ra n d a l l J. Sc h a e t z l is a professor of geography and geociences at Michigan State University. His research has been published in all the leading soils, geomorphology, and geography Size: KB. Science Vocab "Soils, Rocks, and Landforms" Investigation 1 Part 1. FOSS Science. STUDY. PLAY. earth material. any natural resource that makes up Earth, including soil and water. clay. Soils, Rocks & Landforms. 11 terms. Soils, Rocks and Landforms. Flickr Creative Commons Images.

    An accurate assessment of the evolution of landforms and of the patterns of soil formation is possible only if the interdependence of soils and landforms is recognized. This book provides an integration of geomorphology and pedology to fully assess this relationship.   This book will appeal to individuals from a number of disciplines and sub-disciplines who find soils interesting, including pedology, soil geomorphology, earth system science, environmental science, and Quaternary geology it will be an excellent textbook for upper-level undergraduate and graduate level courses in soil geography, pedology Price: $


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Survey Staff. Field book for describing and sampling soils, Version Natural Resources Conservation Service, National Soil Survey Center, Lincoln, NE. Cover Photo: A polygenetic Calcidic Argiustoll with an A, Bt, Bk, 2BC, 2C horizon sequence.

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