Rockglaciers Indicators for the Present and Former Geoecology in High Mountain Environments

Main Author: Barsch, Dietrich
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 1996, 1996
Series:Springer Series in Physical Environment
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Description and Morphometry
  • 3.1 General Description
  • 3.2 Form Types
  • 3.3 Morphometric Parameters
  • 4 Rockglacier Taxonomy
  • 5 Rockglacier Distribution
  • 5.1 General Information
  • 5.2 Local Rockglacier Distribution
  • 6 Rockglacier Material, Surficial Fabric and Internal Structure
  • 6.1 Rock Type and Grain Size at and below the Surface
  • 6.2 Internal Structure
  • 6.3 The Active Layer on Rockglaciers
  • 7 Rockglacier Movement, Velocity, and Rheology
  • 7.1 The Horizontal and Vertical Movement of Active Rockglaciers
  • 7.2 Geometry of Movement
  • 7.3 Rheologie Considerations
  • 7.4 Rockglacier Movement and Climate
  • 7.5 Discussion of Rockglacier Movement
  • 8 Rockglacier Genesis and the Relation to Similar-Looking Landforms
  • 8.1 Rockglacier Genesis
  • 8.2 Published Hypotheses of Rockglacier Formation
  • 8.3 True Rockglaciers under Wrong Labels
  • 9 The Age of Rockglaciers
  • 9.1 The Age