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Document title

Human influence in geomorphology

published at : Geomorphology : the research frontier and beyond

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

GOUDIE A. ;

Abstract

In the last two decades concern with global environmental change has brought the role of anthropogeomorphology into sharper focus. Global warming, if it occurs, will have important implications for many geomorphological processes and phenomena as a result of the direct effects of warming, as a consequence of other related climatic changes (e.g. précipitation change) and as a result of climatically moderated changes in major geomorphologically significant variables (e.g. vegetation cover). Geomorphologists need, inter alia, to establish long-term study sites that will generate base-line data, to monitor the location and rate of change using sequential cartographic and remote sensing materials, to determine information on natural background levels and long-term trends by means of data gained from cores, and to appreciate the consequences of deliberate manipulation of environmental systems by humans

Source

Congrès

Proceedings of the 24th Binghamton Symposium in geomorphology, Hamilton, , INCONNU (25/08/1993)

published at : Geomorphology / ISSN 0169-555X

Editor : Elsevier, Amsterdam - PAYS-BAS (1987)

Millesime : 1993, vol. 7, no 1-3 [pp. 37-59]

Bibliographic references : 3 p.

Language

Anglais

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 21151

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