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1. The changing landscape

1. The changing landscape  

Andrew Goudie and Heather Viles

in Landscapes and Geomorphology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777479
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199565573.003.0001
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9780199565573
‘The changing landscape’ outlines the three main elements of geomorphology: landforms (such as river valleys, beaches, yardangs), Earth surface processes (exogenic, or ‘outside’ processes, ... More
2. The present is the key to the past

2. The present is the key to the past  

Andrew Goudie and Heather Viles

in Landscapes and Geomorphology: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2010
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777479
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199565573.003.0002
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chapter
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9780199565573
How can scholars understand how a landform changes over vast periods of time? ‘The present is the key to the past ’ investigates how early geomorphologists made connections between forms ... More
9. Unseen landscapes

9. Unseen landscapes  

Andrew Goudie and Heather Viles

in Landscapes and Geomorphology: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2010
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777479
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199565573.003.0009
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9780199565573
‘Unseen landscapes’ examines some of the landscapes that are only just being revealed to us: submarine landscapes, and the landscapes of Mars and Titan. The major outlines of the ocean ... More
6. Landscapes and us

6. Landscapes and us  

Andrew Goudie and Heather Viles

in Landscapes and Geomorphology: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2010
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777479
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199565573.003.0006
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9780199565573
‘Landscapes and us’ looks at the impact humans have had on the landscape in the last 300 years. This period of geological time, starting from the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, has ... More
7. Landscapes of the future

7. Landscapes of the future  

Andrew Goudie and Heather Viles

in Landscapes and Geomorphology: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2010
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777479
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199565573.003.0007
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9780199565573
‘Landscapes of the future’ looks at how geomorphology weighs up factors such as climate change, tectonic activity, and future human impacts, when assessing the future of landscapes. What ... More
8. Landscapes, art, and culture

8. Landscapes, art, and culture  

Andrew Goudie and Heather Viles

in Landscapes and Geomorphology: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2010
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777479
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199565573.003.0008
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9780199565573
‘Landscapes, art, and culture’ defines cultural geomorphology. Cultural geomorphology reasons that if you find out how the people living next to a river feel about the river, then you will ... More
3. Studying landscapes today

3. Studying landscapes today  

Andrew Goudie and Heather Viles

in Landscapes and Geomorphology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2010
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777479
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199565573.003.0003
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199565573
What are the key theories and techniques of geomorphology from the 20th century onwards? ‘Studying landscapes today ’ looks at plate tectonics and Earth system science (ESS). ESS is the ... More
Landscapes and Geomorphology: A Very Short Introduction

Landscapes and Geomorphology: A Very Short Introduction  

Andrew Goudie and Heather Viles

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777479
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199565573.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199565573
Landscapes and Geomorphology: A Very Short Introduction presents an introduction to landscapes and the methods and techniques used to study it. Examining what landscapes are, ... More

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