Geomorphic analysis of river systems an approach to reading the landscape authors kirstie a fryirs gary j brierley and principles presented in the first part of this book provide foundational understandings that underpin the approach to reading the landscape that is presented in the second half of the book in reading the landscape . Reading the landscape is an open ended interpretative field based approach to geomorphic analysis of river systems this approach helps practitioners use their knowledge and experience to identify the assemblage of landforms or features that make up rivers develop hypotheses to interpret the processes responsible for those landforms . 1 geomorphic analysis of river systems an approach to reading the landscape 1 introduction 1 how is geomorphology useful 2 geomorphic analysis of river systems our approach to reading the landscape 3 key messages from this chapter 7 2 key concepts in river geomorphology 9 introduction 9 spatial considerations in reading the landscape 9. Filling a niche in the geomorphology teaching market this introductory book is built around a 12 week course in fluvial geomorphology reading the landscape entails making sense of what a riverscape looks like how it works how it has evolved over time and how alterations to one part of a catchment may have secondary consequences elsewhere over different timeframes. Geomorphic analysis of river systems an approach to reading the landscape chichester west sussex uk hoboken nj wiley blackwell chicago turabian humanities citation style guide fryirs kirstie a and gary j brierley geomorphic analysis of river systems an approach to reading the landscape
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