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By David Evans,Douglas Benn,David J. A. Evans,Douglas I. Benn

ISBN-10: 0340759593

ISBN-13: 9780340759592

Sediments are the main worthwhile kind of actual facts for prior Earth floor procedures. they've got the aptitude to accumulate an archive of occasions and supply a window into the prior. via cautious exam of sediments the moving styles of floor methods throughout house and time are printed, permitting us to reconstruct prior environments and environmental switch.

A useful consultant to the learn of Glacial Sediments is a advisor to the normal strategies hired to learn the sedimentary checklist of former glaciers and ice sheets. It demonstrates that the usually advanced and fragmentary glacial sedimentary checklist can, while tested systematically and rationally, supply exact insights into former environments and climates in locations the place no different facts is offered. The complementary thoughts lined during this booklet comprise: facies description, grain measurement research, clast shape evaluation, clast macrofabric research, micromorphology, particle lithology and overview of engineering houses. They yield constant and significant leads to various glacial depositional environments in the course of the international, from the excessive Arctic to the Himalayas.

a realistic consultant to the learn of Glacial Sediments presents scholars and researchers with a transparent and obtainable consultant to recording and reading glacial successions anywhere the location.

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