Modern and Past Glacial Environments
Normal Price: $155.00
Your Price: $139.50 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $15.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $6.98 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Modern and Past Glacial Environments by John Menzies
Book DescriptionIn combining and revising the two titles "Past Glacial Environments" and "Modern Glacial Environments", Dr Menzies and his contributors provide the most comprehensive and wide-ranging book ever prepared on both topics. This text is produced with the student mind, providing accessibility to a complex subject and introducing topics that provide the fundamental underpinnings of knowledge on glaciers, ice sheets, their sediments and landscapes. "Modern and Past Glacial Environments" features a large collection of photographs, line diagrams and tables and includes examples of glacial environments and landscapes which are drawn from a world wide perspective. Together with a web-based set of current and comprehensive references and bibliographic sources, it provides an ideal reference text. This survey includes coverage of the glaciology, geomorphology and sedimentology of modern glaciers and ice sheets, and the sediments and forms generated within Pleistocene and pre-Pleistocene glacial environments. Quaternary scientists and students will find this work their first point of reference. Likewise students of Physical Geography, Geology, Earth Science, Engineering Geology, Civil Engineering, and Environmental Sciences should find this a useful guide and reference to Glacial Geomorphology and Geology. It is an essential new academic version with the highest contributors in their fields. It is a well reviewed first edition.
Buy Modern and Past Glacial Environments book by John Menzies from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780750642262
(246mm x 189mm x 29mm)
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Publish Date: 2-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Modern and Past Glacial Environments book by John Menzies and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - John Menzies
John Menzies is Professor of Earth Sciences & Geography at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. He obtained a B.Sc. at the University of Aberdeen and a Ph.D. at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. He immigrated to Canada in 1977. His main areas of research and expertise lie in Glacial Geomorphology and Sedimentology with a special interest in the subglacial environment and in drumlins and microsedimentology in particular. He has established a microsedimentology lab at Brock and, over the past decades, has developed a major research interest in Glaciogenic Microsedimentology. He is the author of numerous scientific journal papers and of several books including Modern & Past Glacial Environments - a revised student edition (2002). He continues to collaborate with fellow researchers, for example, in Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Poland, Denmark, UK and the USA.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.