World Geomorphological Landscapes

Landscapes and Landforms of Switzerland

Herausgeber: Reynard, Emmanuel (Ed.)

Vorschau
  • First book to cover the topic of landscapes and landforms of Switzerland
  • Unique reference source for geomorphologists, Earth scientists, geographers and conservationists
  • Highly illustrated book
  • Comprises geomorphological analyses of some of the most famous natural places in Switzerland: Matterhorn, Aletsch Glacier, Sardona Tectonic Arena, among others
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This book provides a comprehensive overview of the Landscapes and Landforms of Switzerland. It covers the country’s geological and tectonic context, together with its climatic context, geomorphological history, structural and karstic landscapes, glacial and periglacial landscapes, landscapes with natural hazards, geomorphology and society, and the preservation of its geomorphological heritage. Richly illustrated, it presents case studies on some of the country’s most famous natural sites, including the Matterhorn, Aletsch Glacier, Sardona Tectonic Arena, and Engadine, among others.

Über die Autor*innen

Emmanuel Reynard is a Professor of Physical Geography at the University of Lausanne. His research concerns mountain geomorphology, geomorphological heritage, and water resources management. He created and chaired the Working Group on Geomorphosites within the International Association of Geomorphologists (IAG) from 2001 to 2013, and is currently a member of the IAG Executive Committee. In Switzerland, he has served as President of the Swiss Geomorphological Society (2005–2007) and has been the chairman of the Working Group on Geotopes at the Swiss Academy of Sciences from 2006 to 2017.

Inhaltsverzeichnis (29 Kapitel)

Inhaltsverzeichnis (29 Kapitel)

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Bibliografische Information

Bibliographic Information
Buchtitel
Landscapes and Landforms of Switzerland
Herausgeber
  • Emmanuel Reynard
Titel der Buchreihe
World Geomorphological Landscapes
Copyright
2021
Verlag
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Inhaber
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-43203-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-43203-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-43201-0
Buchreihen ISSN
2213-2090
Auflage
1
Seitenzahl
XIII, 429
Anzahl der Bilder
20 schwarz-weiß Abbildungen, 318 Abbildungen in Farbe
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