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(GlasgowSymposium British Geomorphological Research Group (BGRG) en Anglais - 1997)

Document title

On growth and form in geomorphology

published at : Special Issue: Geomorphic processes/landscape evolution

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

SPEDDING N. (1) ;
(1) Dept. of Geography, University, Aberdeen, ROYAUME-UNI

Abstract

Standard histories of geomorphology tend to identify a basic conflict between 2 extremes: 1) timebound, desriptive regional studies of landscape evolution; and 2) timeless analysis of process mechanics. The A. argues that we need to ask a new type of question in a new way: one which gives priority to organizational/compositional relationships rather than to detailed process studies, within the revived context of space-time dynamics. Such a framework suggests a return to conceptual, qualitative methods of research

Source

Congrès

Symposium British Geomorphological Research Group (BGRG), Glasgow , ROYAUME-UNI (04/01/1996)

published at : Earth surface processes and landforms / ISSN 0197-9337 / CODEN ESPLDB

Editor : Wiley, Chichester - ROYAUME-UNI (1981)

Millesime : 1997, vol. 22, no 3 [pp. 261-265]

Bibliographic references : 13 ref.

Language

Anglais

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 17355

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