Principles of alluvial fan morphology

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Abstract

This book offers a comprehensive overview of the alluvial fan phenomena, including all terminology, morphology, sedimentology, controlling factors, processes and the human impact. It combines the knowledge dispersed widely in existing literature with regional case studies, color figures and photographs. The chapters provide a useful basis to understand alluvial fans and a selection of papers attached to each chapter offers additional, more focused reading. This volume is aimed at engineers, planners and especially students in earth sciences.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherSpringer Netherlands
Number of pages151
ISBN (Electronic)9789402415582
ISBN (Print)9789402415568
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2018

Keywords

  • Alluvial Fan Morphology
  • Alluvial fan phenomena
  • Dead Sea Arava Rift Valley
  • Human Impact and Climatic Control
  • Sedimentology
  • Understanding alluvial fans

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