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Dr Ian S. Evans - all publications

Authored book

  • E. Howarth, G. De Boer, I.S. Evans, H. Osmaston, W. Pennington, A. Smith, P. Storey & B. Ware (2003). Tarns of the Central English Lake District: depth surveys and the environmental context. Ambleside, Cumbria. Brathay Exploration Group Trust.

Edited book

  • Evans, I. S., Dikau, R., Tokunaga, E., Ohmori, H. & Hirano, M. (2003). Concepts and modelling in Geomorphology: International Perspectives. Terrapub.

Chapter in book

  • Evans, I.S. (2007). Glacial cirques of the Brecon Beacons. In Carr, S.J., Coleman, C.G., Humpage, A.J. & Shakesby, R.A. London.: Quaternary Research Association. 36-40.
  • Evans, I.S. (2007). Glacial landforms, erosional features. In Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science. Evans, D.J.A. Amsterdam.: Elsevier. 1: 838-852.
  • Evans, I.S. (2006). Glacial Erosional Processes and Forms: Mountain Glaciation and Glacier Geography. In The History Of The Study Of Landforms Or The Development Of Geomorphology. Burt, T.P. & Cox, N.J. London and New York.: Routledge.
  • I.S. Evans (2004). Cirque, glacial. In Encyclopedia of Geomorphology. A. Goudie Routledge. 154-158.
  • Evans, I.S. (2004). Geomorphometry. In Encyclopedia of Geomorphology. Goudie, A. London: Routledge. 435-439.
  • I.S. Evans (2003). Lakeland tarns, cirques and glaciation. In Tarns of the English Lake District: depth surveys and the environmental context. E. Howarth, G. Boer, I.S. Evans, A. Smith, P. Storey, W. Osmastom & B. Ware Brathay Exploration Trust. 9-19.
  • Evans, I.S. (2003). Scale-Specific Landforms and Aspects of the Land Surface. In Concepts and Modelling in Geomorphology: International Perspectives. Evans, I.S., Dikau, R., Tokunaga, E., Ohmori, H. & Hirano, M. Tokyo.: Terrapub. 61-84.
  • I.S. Evans (2000). Active Margin, Factor of safety, Fan delta, Force, Fractal, Headwall, Resistance, Rifting, River terrace, Supercontinent. In Dictionary of Physical Geography. A.S. Goudie & D. Thomas Blackwell's. 3.
  • I.S. Evans (1999). Castle Eden Dene and Blunts Dene. In The Quaternary of North-east England: Field Guide. D.R. Bridgland, B.P. Horton & J.B. Innes Quaternary Research Association. 57-64.
  • I.S. Evans (1998). Cartographic Techniques in Geomorphology, Geomorphologische Kartierung. In Translation of 1990 Geomorphological Techniques into German as Geomorphologie: Ein Methodenhandbuch fur Studium und Praxis. A.S. Goudie Springer. 106-119.
  • I.S. Evans (1998). General Geomorphometry. In Translation of 1990 Geomorphological Techniques into German as Geomorphologie: Ein Methodenhandbuch fur Staduim und Praxis. A.S. Goudie Springer. 45-59.
  • I.S. Evans (1998). What do terrain statistics really mean? In Landform monitoring, modelling and analysis. S.N. Lane, K.S. Richards & J.H. Chandler J Wiley. 119-138.
  • I.S. Evans (1997). Cirques and moraines of the Helevellyn Range, Cumbria: Grisedale and Ullswater. In Geomorphology of the Lake District: a field guide. J. Boardman British Geomorphological Research Group. 63-87.
  • I.S. Evans (1997). Process and form in the erosion of glaciated mountains. In Process and form in geomorphology. D.R. Stoddart Routledge. 145-174.

Journal Article

  • Zhang, Wei, Chai, Le, Evans, Ian S, Liu, Liang, Li, Ya-peng, Qiao, Jing-ru, Tang, Qian-yu & Sun, Bo (2019). Geomorphic features of Quaternary glaciation in the Taniantaweng Mountain, on the southeastern Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Journal of Mountain Science 16(2): 256-274.
  • Leigh, J.R., Stokes, C.R., Carr, J.R., Evans, I.S., Andreassen, L.M. & Evans, D.J.A (2019). Identifying and mapping very small (<0.5 km²) mountain glaciers on coarse to high-resolution imagery. Journal of Glaciology 65(254): 873-888.
  • Barr, Iestyn D., Ely, Jeremy C., Spagnolo, Matteo, Evans, Ian S. & Tomkins, Matt D. (2019). The dynamics of mountain erosion: cirque growth slows as landscapes age. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 44(13): 2628-2637.
  • Evans, Ian S. (2019). The erosion of glaciated mountains: evidence from hypsoclinometry. Revista de Geomorfologie 21(1): 5-14.
  • Minar, J. & Evans, I.S. (2008). Elementary forms for land surface segemntation: The theoretical basis of terrain analysis and geomorphological mapping. Geomorphology 95: 236-259.
  • Evans, I.S. (2007). Glacier distribution and direction in the Arctic: the unusual nature of Svalbard. Landform Analysis 5: 21-24.
  • Evans, I.S. (2006). Allometric development of glacial cirque form: Geological, relief and regional effects on the cirques of Wales. Geomorphology 80(3-4): 245-266.
  • Evans, I.S. (2006). Glacier distribution in the Alps: statistical modelling of altitude and aspect. Geografiska Annaler: Series A, Physical Geography 88(2): 115-133.
  • Evans, I.S. (2006). Local aspect asymmetry of mountain glaciation: A global survey of consistency of favoured directions for glacier numbers and altitudes. Geomorphology 73(1-2): 166-184.
  • Evans, I.S. & Cox, N.J. (2005). Global variations of local asymmetry in glacier altitude: separation of north-south and east-west components. Journal of Glaciology 51(174): 469-482.
  • I.S. Evans (2004). Twentieth-Century Change in Glaciers of the Bendor and Shulaps Ranges, British Columbia Coast Mountains. Quaternary Newsletter 104: 70-72.
  • J. Schmidt, I.S. Evans & J. Brinkmann (2003). Comparison of polynomial models for land surface curvature calculation. International Journal of Geographical Information Science 17(8): 797-814.
  • C.J. McClean & I.S. Evans (2000). Apparent fractal dimensions from continental scale digital elevation models using variogram methods. Transactions in GIS 4(4): 361-378.
  • I.S. Evans (2000). Disappearing glaciers? Durham University Geographical Society Journal 2000 27-33.
  • I.S. Evans (1999). Was the cirque glaciation of Wales time-transgressive or not? Annals of Glaciology 28: 33-39.
  • N. Kumar & I.S. Evans (1997). Map output format from GIS: optimising visual quality of paper and electronic atlases. Cartographic Journal 34(1): 37-41.
  • I.S. Evans (1996). Abraided rock landforms (whalebacks) developed under ice streams in mountain areas. Annals of Glaciology 22: 9-16.
  • Evans, I. S. & Cox, N. J. (1995). The form of glacial cirques in the English Lake District, Cumbria. Zeitschrift Fur Geomorphologie 39: 175-202.
  • I.S. Evans & C.J. McClean (1995). The land surface is not unifractal; variograms, cirque scale and allometry. Zeitschrift Fur Geomorphologie Supplement-Band 101: 127-147.

Conference Proceeding

  • K.E. Arrell & I.S. Evans (2003). Predicting Glacier Distributions: Local Climate Predictions. Proceedings, 60th Eastern Snow Conference, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada.
  • C.J. McClean & I.S. Evans (2001). A further difference between the land surface and Fractional Brownian Surfaces. Proceedings of the symposia on New Concepts & Models in Geomorphology and Geomorphometry, DEMs and GIS, Tokyo, Geographic Information Systems Association.
  • C.J. McClean & I.S. Evans (2001). Non-fractal behaviour in real land surfaces. GISRUK 2001, University of Glamorgan, Wales.
  • I.S. Evans (2001). Some geomorphometric characteristics of real land surfaces. GISRUK 2001, University of Glamorgan.