By Adrian M. Harvey, Anne E. Mather, Martin R. Stokes
Alluvial enthusiasts are vital sedimentary environments. They catch sediment added from mountain resource parts, and exert an incredible keep watch over at the supply of sediment to downstream environments, to axial drainages and to sedimentary basins. they keep a delicate list of environmental switch in the mountain resource parts. Alluvial fan geomorphology and sedimentology replicate not just drainage basin measurement and geology, yet switch based on tectonic, climatic and base-level controls. one of many demanding situations dealing with alluvial fan examine is to unravel how those gross controls are mirrored in alluvial fan dynamics and to use the result of experiences of contemporary fan procedures and Quaternary enthusiasts to the knowledge of sedimentary sequences within the rock list. This quantity contains papers in response to updated study, and specializes in 3 issues: alluvial fan techniques, dynamics of Quaternary alluvial fanatics and fan sedimentary sequences. Linking the papers is an emphasis at the controls of fan geomorphology, sedimentology and dynamics. this gives a foundation for integration among geomorphological and sedimentological methods, and an knowing how fluvial structures reply to tectonic, climatic and base-level changes.Also to be had: Submarine Slope structures - ISBN 1862391777 limited Turbidite platforms - ISBN 1862391491 Deep-water Sedimentation within the Alpine Basie of SE France - ISBN 1862391483
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Alluvial fans: geomorphology, sedimentology, dynamics by Adrian M. Harvey, Anne E. Mather, Martin R. Stokes