Ice Age Floodscapes of the Pacific Northwest

A Photographic Exploration

Authors: Bjornstad, Bruce Norman

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  • Contains photographs illustrating the magnitude of repeated Ice Age Floods
  • Uses geologic descriptions of photos/images to explain scientific evidence 
  • Appeals to geologists, naturalists and both professional and amateur photographers
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This heavily illustrated book contains descriptions and geologic interpretations of photographs (mostly aerial) illustrating the power and magnitude of repeated Ice Age flooding in the Pacific Northwest, as recently as 14,000 years ago. The scale of Ice Age floods was so huge that today it is often difficult to see and appreciate the power and magnitude of such megafloods from ground level. However, from the air, landforms created by the floods often come into clear focus. Aerial images, obtained via unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) as well as fixed-wing airplane, add a new perspective on evidence gathered by dozens of scientists since 1923.

About the authors

Bruce Bjornstad has 40 years’ experience working as a professional geologist/hydrogeologist. After receiving his master's degree in geology in 1980 he started his career working for Rockwell Hanford Operations to characterize a proposed  high-level nuclear-waste repository near Richland, WA. In 1990, Bjornstad went to work at Battelle's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory doing environmental clean-up and restoration at the nearby Hanford Site. During this time Bjornstad published dozens of technical publications along with two geologic guidebooks on Ice Age megafloods that transformed the region as recently as 14,000 years ago. In retirement, Bjornstad continues his work on Ice Age megafloods, including an online YouTube channel: Ice Age Floodscapes. In his free time Bjornstad enjoys skiing, hiking, and exploring his Northwest surroundings.


Table of contents (5 chapters)

Table of contents (5 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook 67,40 €
price for France (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-53043-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 84,39 €
price for France (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-53042-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions & severe weather in the US may cause delays
  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Ice Age Floodscapes of the Pacific Northwest
Book Subtitle
A Photographic Exploration
Authors
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-53043-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-53043-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-53042-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 180
Number of Illustrations
7 b/w illustrations, 291 illustrations in colour
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