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Collected Works of Richard J. Chorley


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Richard John Chorley was known as a leading figure in quantitative geography in the late 20th Century and played an instrumental role in bringing the use of systems theory to geography. This set of 7 reissued works either edited by or written by Chorley offers a great wealth of scholarship on geography and geomorphology.

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Frontiers in Geographical Teaching

Frontiers in Geographical Teaching

1st Edition

Richard J. Chorley, Peter Haggett
April 29, 2019

Originally published in 1965 and with a second edition in 1970. Building upon the original two Madingley Hall seminars for teachers of non-university geography in 1965, this book presents an updated research picture of the 1970 transatlantic perspective. Answering the questions "What is happening...

Introduction to Physical Hydrology

Introduction to Physical Hydrology

1st Edition

Richard J. Chorley
April 29, 2019

Originally published in this form in 1971, the content of this book was originally part of a larger composite volume ‘Water, Earth and Man’ (1969) which provided a synthesis of hydrology, geomorphology and socio-economic geography. This volume brings together the systematic theme of physical...

Introduction to Geographical Hydrology: Spatial Aspects of the Interactions Between Water Occurrence and Human Activity

Introduction to Geographical Hydrology: Spatial Aspects of the Interactions Between Water Occurrence and Human Activity

1st Edition

Richard J. Chorley
April 29, 2019

Originally published in this form in 1971, the content of this book was originally part of a larger composite volume ‘Water, Earth and Man’ (1969) which provided a synthesis of hydrology, geomorphology and socio-economic geography. This volume brings together the systematic theme of spatial aspects...

Introduction to Fluvial Processes

Introduction to Fluvial Processes

1st Edition

Richard J. Chorley
April 29, 2019

Originally published in this form in 1971, the content of this book was originally part of a larger composite volume ‘Water, Earth and Man’ (1969) which provided a synthesis of hydrology, geomorphology and socio-economic geography. This volume brings together the systematic theme of geomorphology...

Directions in Geography

Directions in Geography

1st Edition

Richard J. Chorley
April 29, 2019

Originally published in 1973. This collection of essays looks at the ‘quantitative revolution’ and the ‘new geography’ by some of the geographers who had a significant part in those innovations and looks ahead to further developments. The views in the chapters are diverse and offer a fascinating...

Spatial Analysis in Geomorphology

Spatial Analysis in Geomorphology

1st Edition

Richard J. Chorley
April 29, 2019

Originally published in 1972. This book covers from ‘linear’ statistical methods, regression and variance analysis to multivariate methods to wider spatial analytic techniques, in which a clear association is maintained between quantitative data and the spatial coordinates which locate them. The...

Collected Works of Richard J. Chorley

Collected Works of Richard J. Chorley

1st Edition

Richard J. Chorley
April 29, 2019

Richard John Chorley was known as a leading figure in quantitative geography in the late 20th Century and played an instrumental role in bringing the use of systems theory to geography. This set of 7 reissued works either edited by or written by Chorley offers a great wealth of scholarship on...

Geomorphology

Geomorphology

1st Edition

Richard J. Chorley, Stanley A. Schumm, David E. Sugden
April 29, 2019

Originally published in 1984. This major text covers the whole discipline of geomorphology, presenting a clear and comprehensive overview of the field, drawing on the full range of modern research. Landforms and their formative processes are treated on a broad spectrum of spatial scales, and...

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