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Landscapes and Landforms of Belgium and Luxembourg

  • Alain Demoulin
Book

Part of the World Geomorphological Landscapes book series (WGLC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Frédéric Boulvain, Noël Vandenberghe
    Pages 9-33
  3. Michel Erpicum, Myriem Nouri, Alain Demoulin
    Pages 35-41
  4. Alain Demoulin, François Barbier, Augustin Dekoninck, Michèle Verhaert, Gilles Ruffet, Christian Dupuis et al.
    Pages 63-84
  5. Geoffrey Houbrechts, François Petit, Jean Van Campenhout, Etienne Juvigné, Alain Demoulin
    Pages 85-99
  6. Alain Demoulin, Etienne Juvigné, Geoffrey Houbrechts
    Pages 101-113
  7. Alexandre Peeters, Camille Ek
    Pages 115-137
  8. Yves Quinif, Vincent Hallet
    Pages 139-158
  9. Koen Beerten, Roland Dreesen, Jos Janssen, Dany Van Uytven
    Pages 193-214
  10. Kris Vanneste, Thierry Camelbeeck, Koen Verbeeck, Alain Demoulin
    Pages 215-236
  11. Jean Poesen, Tom Vanwalleghem, Jozef Deckers
    Pages 253-267
  12. Gert Verstraeten, Bastiaan Notebaert, Nils Broothaerts, Jef Vandenberghe, Paul De Smedt
    Pages 269-280
  13. Lennert Schepers, Tom Maris, Patrick Meire, Stijn Temmerman
    Pages 281-296

About this book

Introduction

This book provides an informative and intriguing overview of the most scenic landscapes of Belgium and Luxembourg. Geodiversity is emphasized, for example the periglacial features in the Hautes Fagnes area, the planation surfaces in the Ardennes and Oesling, and the famous caves of Han/Lesse and Remouchamps. The book’s chief goals are to provide the reader with enjoyable and informative descriptions of the selected sites within their regional geographical and geological settings; to offer an up-to-date survey of the evolution of Belgium’s and Luxembourg’s landscape; and to share additional information on the cultural value of the respective sites wherever appropriate. 
 
The book is a richly illustrated reference work that makes accessible for the first time a wealth of information currently scattered among many national and regional journals. It will benefit earth scientists, environmental scientists, tourism geographers and conservationist
s alike.

Keywords

Coastal Geomorphology Han/Lesse Caves Landscapes and Landforms of Belgium and Luxembourg Planation Surfaces in the Ardenne and Oesling Remouchamps Caves Semois Valley

Editors and affiliations

  • Alain Demoulin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physical Geography and QuaternaryUniversity of LiègeLiègeBelgium

About the editors

Alain Demoulin is Senior Research Associate of the FSR-FNRS (National Fund for Scientific Research) of Belgium and teaches Quaternary geology, morphotectonics and volcanism at the University of Liège, Belgium. His more than 35-year-long research activities in the field of Geomorphology saw him involved in studies about long-term geomorphology, geodetic monitoring of recent crustal movement, landslide hazard and, more recently, Quaternary drainage evolution, geomorphometry, and river incision response to tectonic perturbations. Besides main researches conducted in Belgium and NW Europe, he worked also in Argentina, Turkey, Greece, Italy.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Landscapes and Landforms of Belgium and Luxembourg
  • Editors Alain Demoulin
  • Series Title World Geomorphological Landscapes
  • Series Abbreviated Title World Geomorphological Landscapes
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-58239-9
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science Earth and Environmental Science (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-58237-5
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-86356-6
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-58239-9
  • Series ISSN 2213-2090
  • Series E-ISSN 2213-2104
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XI, 424
  • Number of Illustrations 305 b/w illustrations, 45 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Geomorphology
    Nature Conservation
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