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Landscapes and Landforms of Spain

Landscapes and Landforms of Spain

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The Geology and Geomorphology of Spain. A Concise Introduction.- The Guadalentín Tectonic Depression, Betic Chain, Murcia.- The Late Neogene to Quaternary Drainage Evolution of the Uplifted Neogene Sedimentary Basins of Almería, Betic Chain.- Granite Landforms in Galicia.- Geomorphology of La Pedriza Granitic Massif, Guadarrama Range.- Conglomerate Monoliths and Karst in the Ebro Cenozoic Basin, NE Spain.- The Karst of the Tramuntana Range, Mallorca Island.- Atapuerca Karst and Its Paleoanthropological Sites.- Evaporite Karst in Calatayud, Iberian Chain.- The Gypsum Karst of Sorbas, Betic Chain.- Gallocanta Saline Lake, Iberian Chain.- Playa-lakes and Yardangs in the Bujaraloz-Sástago Endorheic Area, Central Ebro Basin.- The Picos de Europa National and Regional Parks.- The Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park, Central Pyrenees.- Glacial and Structural Geomorphology in the Maladeta Massif, Pyrenees.- Block Streams in the Tremedal Massif, Central Iberian Chain.- Badlands in the Tabernas Basin, Betic Chain.- Geology and Geomorphological Evolution of the Ebro River Delta.- Coastal Dunes and Marshes in Doñana National Park.- Raised Beaches in the Cantabrian Coast.- The Olot Volcanic Field.- The Teide Volcano, Tenerife, Canary Islands.- The 1730-1736 Eruption of Lanzarote, Canary Islands.- Structural Collapses in the Canary Islands.- Geomorphological Heritage and Conservation in Spain.- Geomorphic Hazards in Spain.

About the Author:

Prof. Francisco Gutiérrez studied Geology at the Universities of Zaragoza (Spain) and Aberdeen (UK). He is currently Full Professor at the Department of Earth Sciences in the University of Zaragoza and teaches Geohazards, Engineering Geology and Geomorphology. He has carried out research at the University Complutense of Madrid, the Faculty of Geographical Sciences in Utrecht University and the Colorado Geological Survey. His main research topics include evaporite dissolution phenomena, geomorphological mapping, fluvial geomorphology, slope movements, tectonic geomorphology and paleoseismology. He has published more than 60 papers in international journals. Francisco is member of the Editorial Board of the journal Geomorphology since 2003.

Prof. Mateo Gutiérrez-Elorza studied Geology at the University of Madrid. He has taught several geological subjects at Madrid University, the University College of Teruel and the University of Zaragoza, where he became Full Professor in 1980. He was President of the Spanish Society of Geomorphology (1987-1990) and Vice-President of the Spanish Association for Quaternary Research (1985-1987). His main research topics include regional geomorphology, karst, tectonic geomorphology, aeolian landforms, weathering features and soil erosion. He has published several geomorphology text books and more than 100 peer-reviewed papers.

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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9789402400281
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Publisher Imprint: Springer
  • Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2014
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: Y
  • Spine Width: 19 mm
  • Width: 210 mm
  • ISBN-10: 9402400281
  • Publisher Date: 03 Sep 2016
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Height: 279 mm
  • No of Pages: 348
  • Series Title: World Geomorphological Landscapes
  • Weight: 829 gr

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