Author(s): M.J. Selby
For students who approach the study of hillslopes, and the rocks and soils on which they develop, from such traditional disciplines as geomorphology, geology, engineering and soil science, and attempts to integrate the relevant subject matter from these disciplines.
Very good second hand copy. $145 new.
Introduction; 1. Bonds; 2. Particles and fabrics of soil and weak sediments; 3. Stress, strain, and rheology of materials; 4. Strength of earth materials; 5. Properties of rock masses; 6. Properties of soils; 7. Weathering processes; 8. Landforms from weathering, soils, and duricrusts; 9. Hillslope stratigraphy and form; 10. Water in soils and hillslope hydrology; 11. Erosion of hillslopes by raindrops and flowing water; 12. Mass wasting of soils; 13. Flow failures on hillslopes; 14. Rock slope processes; 15. Models and hillslope development; 16. Landslide hazards: avoidance and protection; 17. Magnitudes and frequencies of erosional events; 18. Rates of denudation and their implications; Appendix