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Ice-marginal and periglacial processes and sediments

by I. P. Martini

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Published by Geological Society in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Glaciology,
  • Periglacial processes

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesIce marginal and periglacial processes and sediments
    Statementedited by I.P. Martini, H.M. French and A. Pérez Alberti
    SeriesGeological Society special publication -- no. 354, Geological Society special publication -- no. 354.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB641 .I25 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 284 p. :
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25103593M
    ISBN 101862393273
    ISBN 109781862393271
    LC Control Number2011456838
    OCLC/WorldCa719863540

    / ICE-MARGINAL AND PERIGLACIAL PROCESSES AND SEDIMENTS, Geological Society of London SP No. , London, , cl, pages, figs., - 1 -, $ 69 Menzies, J., Ed. / MODERN GLACIAL ENVIRONMENTS: Processes, Dynamics, and Sediments, Oxford, , pb, pages, - 1 -, $ Periglacial Geomorphology presents a comprehensive introduction to the processes that operate in present periglacial environments and discusses the inferences that can be drawn about former periglacial environments from those processes. Organized into six parts, the book opens with the historical and scientific context of periglacial Reviews: 1.

    This chapter outlines the range of periglacial and paraglacial processes, landforms and sediments that have impacted the Irish landscape. Since an earlier review that dealt solely with periglacial. This book examines the intimate link between periglacial geomorphology and the fluctuating climates of the Quaternary Period in the British Isles. In the last two million years, ice sheets have covered northern Britain several times. In the south, at the limit of the glaciation, intense.

    Its journals, Special Publications and books are internationally renowned and are available electronically via the Society's own Lyell Collection, and also via GeoScienceWorld. Ice-marginal and periglacial processes and sediments: an introduction. Book Description. Introduction to Process Geomorphology provides an integrative approach to the process dynamics and the origin of landforms by the contemporary processes involved in their evolution. The author highlights the physical and chemical laws governing the activity of the earth-surface processes in specific environmental stress conditions, puts forward competing hypotheses on the.


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Understanding the sediments deposited by glaciers or other cold-climate processes assumes enhanced significance in the context of current global warming and the predicted melt and retreat of glaciers and ice sheets.

This volume analyses glacial, proglacial and periglacial settings. Papers include topics such as sedimentation at termini of tidewater glaciers, poorly understood high-mountain.

"Palaeozoic glacial depositional environments of SW Saudi Arabia: process and product", Ice-Marginal and Periglacial Processes and Sediments, I. Martini, H. Periglacial Alpine environments are experiencing increased rockfall and mass movement, leading to rock glacier instability and sediment release to downstream rivers.

In turn, these landscape effects impact on natural hazards and human activities in these sensitive and geologically transient environments. First, the bedrock and/or sediments are frost-susceptible. Second, the moisture supply is sufficient for substantial amounts of ground ice (i.e., excess ice) to develop.

Third, periglacial processes have operated—presently or in the past—for many thousands of years, for example during repeated cold stages of the Pleistocene. Ice-marginal and periglacial processes and sediments. [I P Martini; Hugh M French; Augusto Pérez Alberti;] -- Understanding the sediments deposited by glaciers or other cold-climate processes assumes enhanced significance in the context of current global warming and the predicted melt and retreat of glaciers.

Michael E. Brookfield, "Aeolian processes and features in cool climates", Ice-Marginal and Periglacial Processes and Sediments, I. Martini, H. French, A. At the heart of the paraglacial concept is a long-term decline in the rate of hillslope processes and sediment flux in of periglacial processes, coarse sandy ice-marginal deltas.

The book examines the broad range of periglacial forms and processes but focuses on cold climate weathering, permafrost, ground ice, and thermokarst. Overall, this book is the most comprehensive monograph dealing with periglacial processes available. Published originally in Martini, I.

P., M. Brookfield, and Steven Sadura. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes is an international journal dedicated to the rapid publication of scientific and technical papers concerned with earth surface cryogenic processes, landforms and sediments present in a variety of (Sub) Arctic, Antarctic and High Mountain environments.

It provides an efficient vehicle of communication amongst those with an interest in the cold, non-glacial geosciences. Glacioaeolian processes, sediments, and landforms are a critical component of glacial and periglacial systems.

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Abstract. The activity of geomorphic processes in the current periglacial belt of Sierra Nevada during the Holocene has been strongly controlled by climate var. This book examines the intimate link between periglacial geomorphology and the fluctuating climates of the Quaternary Period in the British Isles.

In the last two million years, ice sheets have covered northern Britain several times. In the south, at the limit of the glaciation, intense frost action and the formation of permafrost have influenced past and present landscapes.

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Glaciogenic sediment descriptors. Periglacial sediment descriptors. Macrostructural, erosional and sediment architectural element descriptors. Microstructures in glacial and periglacial sediments.

Terrain unit descriptors. Glacial landsystems.