Chapter 2. Physical Geography, Geomorphology, Landform Interpretation, Archaeology, Stratigraphy and Hydrodynamics

  1. Alastair Ruffell and
  2. Jennifer McKinley

Published Online: 14 JUL 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470758854.ch2

Geoforensics

Geoforensics

How to Cite

Ruffell, A. and McKinley, J. (2008) Physical Geography, Geomorphology, Landform Interpretation, Archaeology, Stratigraphy and Hydrodynamics, in Geoforensics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470758854.ch2

Author Information

  1. Queen's University, Belfast, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JUL 2008
  2. Published Print: 18 JUL 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470057346

Online ISBN: 9780470758854

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Keywords:

  • criminal activity geomorphology investigation;
  • climate to crime and season to crime relationships;
  • landscape types and human landscape influences;
  • field and footwear micro-stratigraphy sample methods;
  • D-day landing coastal and karst geomorphology role

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Physical geography

  • Atmosphere

  • Types of landscapes, landscape change and human influences on the landscape (short and long term)

  • Soils

  • Hydrodynamics of rivers, lakes, estuaries, seas and oceans

  • Geography, geomorphology, geological and soil maps, and other resources

  • Groundwater