World Geomorphological Landscapes

Landscapes and Landforms of Spain

Editors: Gutiérrez, Francisco, Gutiérrez, Mateo (Eds.)

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About this book

The Landscapes and Landforms of Spain provides an informative and inviting overview of the geology and geomorphology of Spain. It incorporates a diverse range of topics, ranging from the fiery landscapes of the Canary Islands and its volcanic formations to the glacial scenery of the Pyrenees.
The book devotes attention to granite landforms, karst terrains, coastal dunes and marshes, as well as to heritage and conservation, with the objective of offering the reader a comprehensive insight into the Spanish geological setting.
The book presents readers with the opportunity to explore Spanish landforms in detail through its highly illustrated pages and maps, making this an appealing text on the subject field.

About the authors

Prof. Francisco Gutiérrez studied Geology at the Universities of Zaragoza (Spain) and Aberdeen (UK). He is currently Full Professor at the Department of Earth Sciences in the University of Zaragoza and teaches Geohazards, Engineering Geology and Geomorphology. He has carried out research at the University Complutense of Madrid, the Faculty of Geographical Sciences in Utrecht University and the Colorado Geological Survey. His main research topics include evaporite dissolution phenomena, geomorphological mapping, fluvial geomorphology, slope movements, tectonic geomorphology and paleoseismology. He has published more than 60 papers in international journals. Francisco is member of the Editorial Board of the journal Geomorphology since 2003.

Prof. Mateo Gutiérrez-Elorza studied Geology at the University of Madrid. He has taught several geological subjects at Madrid University, the University College of Teruel and the University of Zaragoza, where he became Full Professor in 1980. He was President of the Spanish Society of Geomorphology (1987-1990) and Vice-President of the Spanish Association for Quaternary Research (1985-1987). His main research topics include regional geomorphology, karst, tectonic geomorphology, aeolian landforms, weathering features and soil erosion. He has published several geomorphology text books and more than 100 peer-reviewed papers.

Table of contents (26 chapters)

  • The Geology and Geomorphology of Spain: A Concise Introduction

    Gutiérrez, Francisco (et al.)

    Pages 1-23

  • The Guadalentín Tectonic Depression, Betic Cordillera, Murcia

    Silva, Pablo G.

    Pages 25-35

  • The Late Neogene to Quaternary Drainage Evolution of the Uplifted Neogene Sedimentary Basins of Almería, Betic Chain

    Harvey, Adrian M. (et al.)

    Pages 37-61

  • Granite Landforms in Galicia

    Vidal-Romaní, Juan Ramón (et al.)

    Pages 63-69

  • Geomorphology of La Pedriza Granitic Massif, Guadarrama Range

    Pedraza, Javier (et al.)

    Pages 71-80

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eBook $99.00
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  • ISBN 978-94-017-8628-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $129.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-94-017-8627-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $129.00
price for USA
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at 1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (Weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm ET) to place your order.
  • Due: October 20, 2016
  • ISBN 978-94-024-0028-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Landscapes and Landforms of Spain
Editors
  • Francisco Gutiérrez
  • Mateo Gutiérrez
Series Title
World Geomorphological Landscapes
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-017-8628-7
DOI
10.1007/978-94-017-8628-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-017-8627-0
Softcover ISBN
978-94-024-0028-1
Series ISSN
2213-2090
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 348
Number of Illustrations and Tables
5 b/w illustrations, 243 illustrations in colour
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