Published May 9, 1996
by Butterworth-Heinemann .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||605|
This text provides a survey of the sediments and forms generated within Pleistocene and pre-Pleistocene glacial environments. The techniques and methods used in . ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxiv, pages: illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm. Contents: Past glacial environments / J. Menzies --Subglacial environments / J. Menzies and W.W. Shilts --Pleistocene supraglacial and ice-marginal deposits and landforms / W.H. Johnson and John Menzies --Ice scour as an indicator of glaciolacustrine . In book: Modern and Past Glacial Environments. the demand for expert and applied knowledge of glacial sediments and environments will dramatically rise with a prime place given to knowledge of. A companion volume: Past Glacial Environments: Sediments, forms and techniques, also edited by John Menzies, covers both Pleistocene and Pre-Pleistocene environments. This companion text includes chapters on past subglacial, supraglacial, glaciolacustrine and glaciomarine : Paperback.
Research into past glacial environments have reached a new intensity over the past two decades. The reasons for this acceleration are a growing awareness of the relevance of past glacial events and environments to modern habitats and life in those areas of the Earth that glaciated in the past. Read "Book Review: Past Glacial Environments: Sediments, Forms and Techniques; Glacial Environments: Volume 2 edited by J. Menzies, Butterworth Heinemann, Oxford, No. of pages: Price: £ ISBN 0 7., Earth Surface Processes and Landforms" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your. Book Review: Glacial environments volumes 1 & 2 vol. 1: Modern glacial environments: Processes, dynamics and sediments vol. 2: Past glacial environments: sediments, forms and techniques. Modern & Past Glacial Environments. December ; sediments, forms and internal structures that are in the light of the most recent techniques to reconstruct paleo-glaciers and to Author: John Menzies.
Professor, Earth Sciences Office: Mackenzie Chown D x [email protected] Menzies, J., Meer, J.J.M., (Editors) Past Glacial Environments. A Practical Guide to the Study of Glacial Sediments. Arnold Publishers, pp. Bennett, Past Glacial Environments: Sediments, Forms and Techniques. Buy a practical guide to the study of glacial sediments on amazoncom free Description. Buy . tory chapter on glacial environments, reference list and sub ject index, this results in a 15 chapter, page book. The companion volume 2 is subtitled "sediments, forms and techniques" and contains chapters on subglacial emiron ments, Pleistocene supraglacial and ice-marginal deposits. Significance of glacial deposits. The importance of glacial sediments can be gauged from the fact that 10 percent of the Earth's land surface currently is covered by glacier ice, a figure that exceeded 30 percent during the Quaternary glaciations of the last 2 Ma.