Search for dissertations about: "Escarpments"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the word Escarpments.

  1. 1. Ice Sheet, Climate, and Landscape Interactions in Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Jens-Ove Näslund; Sugden David; [1998]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Antarctica; Basal temperature; Dronning Maud Land; Erosion; Escarpments; Glacial landforms; Ice Sheets; Ice sheet modelling; Landscape development; Palaeosurfaces; Radar; NATURAL SCIENCES Earth sciences Other earth sciences; NATURVETENSKAP Geovetenskap Övrig geovetenskap; naturgeografi; Physical Geography;

    Abstract : The impact of glaciers and ice sheets on the subglacial landscape are of fundamental importance for studies of glacial history and landscape development, both in previously glaciated areas and in areas that are glaciated today. The thesis concerns the present and past erosive capacity of the ice sheet in Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica. READ MORE

  2. 2. Shipborne geophysical study of an Ordovician-Silurian carbonate platform, Fårö - Hiiumaa area, northeastern Baltic Sea

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Igor Tuuling; Jan Bergström; [1998]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Historical Geology and Paleontology; historisk geologi och paleontologi;

    Abstract : The lithological-stratigraphical subdivision, the internal structure and the present relief of the Lower Paleozoic bedrock sequence was investigated by means of high resolution shallow marine seismic reflection profiling in the northeastern Baltic Sea.The Cambrian, as well as the lowermost Silurian layers, show rapidly changing lithologies and thicknesses and provide no trans-Baltic seismic reflectors. READ MORE