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World Geomorphological Landscapes

Landscapes and Landforms of Colombia

Editors: Hermelin, Michel (Ed.)

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  • The book covers the most important and relevant landscapes of Columbian geomorphology
  • It provides easily accessible and up-to-date information about Columbian geomorphology, and is a useful tool for students, researchers and non-geomorphologists
  • The clear and layman language style employed and quality illustrations (e.g. coloured maps, aerial photos, and photos) should make it attractive to a general audience as well
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About this book

This book provides an attractive and informative overview of Colombian landscapes and their geological evolution, including comprehensive descriptions of seventeen key selected sites in the country.
It provides insight into the geomorphological diversity of Colombian landscapes characterized by climatic and topographic variation. The book covers the essence of the landscapes in the country: coastal
features, mud volcanoes, desertic geoforms, snow covered peaks, active volcanoes, deeply incised canyons and subdesertic valleys. It contributes knowledge and understanding into Colombian landscapes
and prospects.

About the authors

Professor Hermelin conducted studies on geomorphology (evolution of Colombian landscapes, erosion and chemical weathering, distribution of Quaternary volcanic ash) in the Central and Western Cordilleras, in Cordoba and the Archipelago of San Andres and Providencia also works on Environmental Geology (mapping and threat prevention, impact of human activities on ecosystems, physical planning of urban and rural territory). He currently undertakes projects on the highlands of Antioquia, the breakdown of stability of slopes subjected to grazing, decomposition of Antioquia Batholith rocks and natural hazards Aburrá Valley. He has published in many international journals such including the Bull. of Engineering Geology and the Environment, JP of Human Security and Development, Zeitschrift für Geomorphology, Journal of the Institute of Housing INVI, Chile, and national journals including the Journal of the Academy Colombian Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences, and the Bulletin of Earth Sciences, Bulletin of routes, EAFIT Magazine, as well as in several books.

Table of contents (17 chapters)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

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eBook 79,72 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-11800-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 124,79 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-11799-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
Softcover 97,18 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-35816-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Landscapes and Landforms of Colombia
Editors
  • Michel Hermelin
Series Title
World Geomorphological Landscapes
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-11800-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-11800-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-11799-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-35816-1
Series ISSN
2213-2090
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIII, 219
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