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ADDITIONAL READINGS
 
CHAPTER 10: Introduction to the Lithosphere
 

 

Allaby, A. and M. Allaby. (Editors). 1999. Dictionary of Earth Sciences. 2nd Edition. Oxford University press, London. (Excellent dictionary of more than 6,000 earth science terms many of which are used in physical geography - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Allegre, C.J., and S.H. Schneider. 1994. The evolution of the Earth. Scientific American Oct.: 66-75.

Anderson, D. 2004. Glacial and Periglacial Environments. Hodder Arnold, London.

Atkinson, D. 2004. Weathering, Slopes and Landforms. Hodder Arnold, London.

Benn, D. and D. Evans. 1998. Glaciers and Glaciation. Hodder Arnold, London. (Excellent university-level textbook covering the structure and function of glaciers and their influence on landscapes - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Bland, W. and D. Rolls. 1998. Weathering: An Introduction to Scientific Principles. Hodder Arnold, London. (Excellent university-level textbook covering weathering - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Bloom, A.L. 1998. Geomorphology: A Systematic Analysis of Late Cenozoic Landforms. Third Edition. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey. (Excellent university-level textbook dealing with general geomorphology - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Bowler, S. 1993. Earthquakes and volcanoes. Inside Science 64. New Scientist Sept. 18.

Bridges, E.M. 1990. World Geomorphology. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. (Excellent university-level textbook dealing with geomorphology from a global prespective - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Christopherson, R. W. 2005. Geosystems: An Introduction to Physical Geography. 5th Edition. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey. (Excellent university-level textbook that focuses broadly on physical geography. Contains a few chapters that describe how the Earth's lithosphere functions - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Deynoux, M., J. M. G. Miller, E. W. Domack, N. Eyles, I. Fairchild, and G. M. Young. (Editors). 2004. Earth's Glacial Record. Cambridge University Press. (Excellent university-level textbook examines how glacial deposits provide a long-term record of climate change on Earth - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Easterbrook, D.J. 1999. Surface Processes and Landforms. 2nd Edition. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey. (Excellent university-level textbook dealing with general geomorphology - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Fifield, R. 1988. Structure of the Earth. Inside Science. New Scientist Feb. 25.

Fortey, R. 1999. Life : A Natural History of the First Four Billion Years of Life on Earth. Knopf Publishing. (Popular non-expert book that examines the evolution of life through their fossils - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Gurnis, M. 2001. Sculpting the Earth from inside out. Scientific American Mar.: 40-47.

Hecht, J. 1995. The geological timescale. Inside Science 81. New Scientist May 20.

Hughes, Terence J., 1998. Ice Sheets. Oxford University Press. (Excellent university-level textbook that looks at dynamics of climatic change and the formation of ice sheets - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Leopold, L.B., M. Gordon Wolman, and John P. Miller. 1995. Fluvial Processes in Geomorphology. Reprinted. Dover Publ. (Classic university-level textbook first printed in 1964 dealing with fluvial geomorphology - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Levin, Harold L. 2004. The Earth Through Time. 7th Edition. John Wiley and Sons, New York. (Excellent university-level textbook dealing with historical geology - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Martini, I. Peter, Michael E. Brookfield, and Steven Sadura. 2001. Principles of Glacial Geomorphology and Geology. Prentice Hall. (Excellent university-level textbook that looks at glacial geomorphology and geology - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Masselink, G. and M. Hughes. 2003. An Introduction to Coastal Processes and Geomorphology. Hodder Arnold, London. (Excellent university-level textbook that explains the geomorphic processes that shape the landforms of coastal areas - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

McKnight, T. L. and D. Hess. 2002. Physical Geography: A Landscape Appreciation. 7th Edition. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey. (Good university-level textbook that focuses broadly on physical geography. Contains a number of chapters examining processes, structures, and landforms common to the lithosphere - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Monroe, J.S., and R. Wicander. 2000. Physical Geology: Exploring the Earth. 2nd Edition. West Publishing. (Excellent university-level textbook dealing with introductory geology - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Ollier, C., and C. Pain. 2000. The Origin of Mountains. Routledge, London. (Excellent university-level textbook that examines the geologic origin of mountains - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Parker, S.P. (Editor). 2003. McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Earth Science. Second Edition. McGraw-Hill, New York. (Excellent dictionary of more than 10,000 earth science terms many of which are used in physical geography - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Pfeiffer, T. 2003. Mount Etna's ferocious future. Scientific American Apr.: 58-65.

Pinter, N. and M.T. Brandon. 1997. How erosion builds mountains. Scientific American Apr. 74-79

Plummer, C.C., D. McGeary, and D.H. Carlson. 2003. Physical Geology. 9th Edition. McGraw-Hill, Dubuque, Iowa. (Excellent university-level textbook dealing with introductory geology - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Press, F., R. Siever, J. Grotzinger, and T. Jordan. 2004. Understanding Earth. 4th Edition. W. H. Freeman & Co. (Excellent university-level textbook dealing with introductory earth science - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Robert, A. 2003. River Processes: An Introduction to Fluvial Dynamics. Hodder Arnold, London. (Excellent university-level textbook that explains the power of rivers as agents in landscape formation - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Slaymaker, O. and P. Owens. 2004. Mountain Geomorphology. Hodder Arnold, London. (Excellent university-level textbook dealing with the geomorphology of mountainous areas of our planet - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Spencer, E.W. 2003. Earth Science: Understanding Environmental Systems. McGraw-Hill, Dubuque, Iowa. (Excellent university-level textbook dealing with introductory earth science - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Strahler, Alan H. and Arthur Strahler. 2003. Physical Geography: Science and Systems of the Human Environment. 2nd Edition John Wiley and Sons, New York. (Excellent university-level textbook that focuses broadly on physical geography. Contains a number of chapters examining processes, structures, and landforms common to the lithosphere - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Tarbuck, E. J., F. K. Lutgens, and D. Tasa. 2003. Earth Science. 10th Edition. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey. (Excellent university-level textbook dealing with introductory earth science - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Trenhaile, A.S. 1998. Geomorphology: A Canadian Perspective. Oxford University Press, New York. (Excellent university-level textbook focusing on the geomorphology of Canada - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Whitlow, J.B. 2001. The Penguin Dictionary of Physical Geography. Second Edition. Penguin, Harmondsworth. (Must have reference for those wanting to learn physical geography terms - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Wyckoff, Jerome. 2003. Reading the Earth: Landforms in the Making. (Excellent high school-level textbook that examines the processes that creates the Earth's various landforms. Contains many great photographs - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

 

 

 

 
 

 

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