Alluvial fans: geomorphology, sedimentology, dynamics by Adrian M. Harvey, Anne E. Mather, Martin R. Stokes

Alluvial fans: geomorphology, sedimentology, dynamics by Adrian M. Harvey, Anne E. Mather, Martin R. Stokes

By Adrian M. Harvey, Anne E. Mather, Martin R. Stokes

Alluvial enthusiasts are vital sedimentary environments. They catch sediment added from mountain resource components, and exert a big regulate at the supply of sediment to downstream environments, to axial drainages and to sedimentary basins. they retain a delicate checklist of environmental switch in the mountain resource components. Alluvial fan geomorphology and sedimentology replicate not just drainage basin dimension and geology, yet switch in line with tectonic, climatic and base-level controls. one of many demanding situations dealing with alluvial fan examine is to solve how those gross controls are mirrored in alluvial fan dynamics and to use the result of stories of contemporary fan methods and Quaternary lovers to the certainty of sedimentary sequences within the rock list. This quantity comprises papers in accordance with up to date learn, and makes a speciality of 3 issues: alluvial fan tactics, dynamics of Quaternary alluvial lovers and fan sedimentary sequences. Linking the papers is an emphasis at the controls of fan geomorphology, sedimentology and dynamics. this offers a foundation for integration among geomorphological and sedimentological ways, and an knowing how fluvial platforms reply to tectonic, climatic and base-level changes.Also to be had: Submarine Slope structures - ISBN 1862391777 restrained Turbidite structures - ISBN 1862391491 Deep-water Sedimentation within the Alpine Basie of SE France - ISBN 1862391483

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