Environmental Geomorphology and Landscape Conservation : Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium 1 book cover
1st Edition

Environmental Geomorphology and Landscape Conservation
Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium 1

Edited By

Donald R. Coates

ISBN 9780367460358
Published September 15, 2021 by Routledge
498 Pages

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Book Description

This book, first published in 1973, focuses on non-urban terrain, and presents a uniquely balanced historical treatment of both the land degradation induced by man and his efforts at conservation, preservation and reclamation.

Table of Contents

Part 1. Man-Induced Terrain Degradation  1. The Nature of Induced Erosion and Aggradation A.N. Strahler  2. Denudation and Erosion in the Southern Appalachian Region and the Monongahela Basin L.C. Glenn  3. Soil Erosion a National Menace. Part 1: Some Aspects of the Wastage Caused by Soil Erosion H.H. Bennett and W.R. Chapline  4. Silting of Reservoirs H.M. Eakin  5. Man’s Role in Affecting the Sedimentation of Streams and Reservoirs J.B. Stall  6. Man-Induced Badlands Topography J. Aghassy  7. Impact of Highways on the Hydrogeologic Environment R.R. Parizek  8. Permafrost R.F. Black  9. Entrenchment of the Willow Drainage Ditch, Harrison County, Iowa R.B. Daniels  10. Basic Trends and Methods of Water Control in the Arid Zones of the Soviet Union A.N. Askochensky  11. Problems of Irrigated Areas H.N. England  12. Subsidence of the Land Surface in the Tulare-Wasco (Delano) and Los Banos-Kettleman City Area, San Joaquin Valley, California J.F. Poland and G.H. Davis  13. Ground Rupture in the Baldwin Hills D.H. Hamilton and R.L. Meehan  14. Soil Destruction Associated with Forest Management and Prospects for Recovery in Geologic Time R.R. Curry  Part 2. Soil Conservation  15. Prevention and Control of Gullies H.G. Jepson  16. Prevention of the Erosion of Farmlands by Terracing C.E. Ramser  17. Erosion Control in Japan W.C. Lowdermilk  18. Soil Erosion and River Regulation with Special Reference to the Yellow River S. Eliassen  19. Protecting Bottomlands from Erosional Debris: A Case Study C.B. Brown  20. Sand Dune Reclamation in the Southern Great Plains C.J. Whitfield  Part 3. Landscape Management  21. Forest Land Use Implications R.G. Bailey  22. Restoring Surface-Mined Land USDA  23. The Inert Becomes ‘Ert’ R.A. Beatty  24. A New Technology for Taconite Badlands E. Zube  25. River Systems: Recreational Classification, Inventory and Evaluation F.C. Craighead and J.J. Craighead  26. Landscape Aesthetics L.B. Leopold

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