On the geometry of man-environment relations, with special reference to the tropics

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Published **1981**
by University of Salford, Department of Geography in Salford .

Written in English

**Edition Notes**

Series | Discussion paper in geography / University of Salford, Department of Geography -- 13 |

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Open Library | OL13804692M |

Geomorphological research in the humid to seasonal tropics has primarily concentrated on the most characteristic landform assemblage of this zone, namely that of stepped, largely undissected etchplains, often dotted with inselbergs and cutting across ancient basement rocks. Although the author discusses extensively this subject, he puts particular emphasis on the differences of chemical. 7 Rivers in the tropics Components of a river system Water in river channels Sediment in river channels Channel geometry Channel network and nodes River systems of the humid tropics Questions 8 Alluvial valleys Fluvial depositional environment The alluvial valley The paper describes experimental work on air-conditioned cubicles designed to furnish a comfortable indoor climate for residents in the tropics, at an economic cost. In the earlier part of the paper physiological and physical considerations are reviewed. Over a wide range of environmental conditions the average adult produces, heat to the extent of some U. an hour even when resting Cited by: 1. tropical geometry tropical linear spaces, part 1: constant coefﬁcients tropical linear spaces, part 2: arbitrary coefﬁcients Some interesting special cases. 1. An 1 = fei ej j1 i.

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