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By Devon M. Burr,Paul A. Carling,Victor R. Baker

Megaflooding is the surprising discharge of remarkable volumes of water. Megafloods have considerably altered the terrain of Earth and Mars, and should have acted as triggers for weather swap on those planets. lately, examine into megaflooding has made vital advances: on the earth, real-time measurements of up to date floods in Iceland supplement examine into older and bigger terrestrial floods, whereas on Mars terabytes of information from numerous spacecraft orbiting that planet are dramatically revising our view of flooding there. starting with a old evaluation of flood technological know-how, the booklet provides sections on morphology and mechanisms, flood sedimentology, and modelling, every one illustrated with examples from Earth and Mars. by way of juxtaposing terrestrial and Martian examine, this quantity creates a distinct synthesis to additional our figuring out of those huge, immense paleoflood occasions. it's a useful reference for researchers and scholars of hydrology, geomorphology, sedimentology and planetary technological know-how, in addition to environmental and hydraulic engineers.

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