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By P Bishop, B Pillans

ISBN-10: 1862393141

ISBN-13: 9781862393141

Australian Landscapes presents an up to date assertion at the geomorphology of Australia. Karst, barren region, bedrock rivers, coasts, submarine geomorphology, biogeomorphology and tectonics are all lined, aided by means of the newest geochronological suggestions and distant sensing techniques. The antiquity and enduring geomorphological balance of the Australian continent are emphasised in numerous chapters, however the state of the art ideas used to set up that balance additionally demonstrate a lot complexity, together with components of substantial contemporary tectonic job and a variety of charges of panorama swap. hyperlinks to the organic sphere are explored, in relation either to the long human presence at the continent and to a biota that resulted from Cenozoic aridification of the continent, dated utilizing new suggestions. New syntheses of glaciation in Tasmania, aridification in South Australia and aeolian job all specialise in Quaternary panorama evolution. This significant synthesis of Australian geomorphology is devoted to Professor John Chappell (The Australian nationwide collage) and Professor Martin Williams (University of Adelaide). The Geological Society of LondonFounded in 1807, the Geological Society of London is the oldest geological society on the planet, and one of many biggest publishers within the Earth sciences.The Society publishes a variety of top quality peer-reviewed titles for lecturers and pros operating within the geosciences, and enjoys an enviable foreign recognition for the standard of its work.The many parts during which we post in include:-Petroleum geology-Tectonics, structural geology and geodynamics-Stratigraphy, sedimentology and paleontology-Volcanology, magmatic reports and geochemistry-Remote sensing-History of geology-Regional geology courses

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View north under low- and high-wave conditions on a fetch-restricted sandy beach at Como, Western Australia. (a) Low tide and water level set down on Como beach during November 2002 (note the absence of waves). (b) Spring high tide (75 cm), water level set-up (70 cm) and wave action (Hb ¼ 50 cm) on Como Beach during 16 May 2003. 40 A. TRAVERS ET AL. Masselink & Hegge (1995) recognized persistence of ‘wave-dominated’ profile configurations on beaches in meso- and macro-tidal environments. Whether the profile configurations apparent on ‘surge-dominated’ beaches in micro-tidal environments also persist under meso- and macro-tidal regimes is open to question.

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