World Geomorphological Landscapes

Landscapes and Landforms of Egypt

Landforms and Evolution

Authors: Embabi, Nabil Sayed

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  • Richly illustrated with field and space-image photos
  • Highlights inherited forms and their development
  • Offers a comprehensive reference resource that fills a gap in this field of science
  • Based on up-to-date scientific research
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This book provides a unique reference resource not only for geomorphologists, but for all Earth scientists. It shows how landforms vary enormously across Egypt, from high mountains to endless plains, and presents the vast heritage of forms that have developed under different climates. Richly illustrated with numerous plates and figures, it also includes a bibliography offering exhaustive coverage of the literature.

About the authors

Nabil Sayed Embabi has been a professor of Desert Geomorphology at the Department of Geography, Faculty of Arts, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt since 1979. He obtained his Ph.D. from Bristol University, UK in 1967. Dr. Embabih has taught at several Arab universities: (King Abdel-Aziz University in Jeddah (1972), the Libyan University in Tripoli (1973), Qatar University in Doha (1979-1983), and the United Arab Emirates University in Al-Ain (1988-1992). During his research career spanning over 50 years, he participated in or led a number of expeditions and research projects in Egypt / the Arabian Desert. He has also been involved in scientific collaborations with professors at universities in the United States of America, Finland, and the United Kingdom.. He has authored and coauthored more than 50 papers in English and Arabic and attended and presented papers at several international conferences, such as those of the International Geographical Congress and the International Association of Geomorphologists. His research papers have been cited 73 times in published scientific work.

Table of contents (24 chapters)

Table of contents (24 chapters)
  • Geographic Regions of Egypt

    Pages 3-13

    Embabi, Nabil Sayed

  • The Geologic Setting

    Pages 15-23

    Embabi, Nabil Sayed

  • Climatic Conditions: Present and Past

    Pages 25-36

    Embabi, Nabil Sayed

  • Remarkable Events in the Life of the River Nile

    Pages 39-45

    Embabi, Nabil Sayed

  • Lake Nasser Region

    Pages 47-55

    Embabi, Nabil Sayed

Buy this book

eBook $149.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-65661-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $199.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-65659-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $199.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-88075-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Landscapes and Landforms of Egypt
Book Subtitle
Landforms and Evolution
Authors
Series Title
World Geomorphological Landscapes
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-65661-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-65661-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-65659-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-88075-4
Series ISSN
2213-2090
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 336
Number of Illustrations
59 b/w illustrations, 122 illustrations in colour
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