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Aeolian Environments, Sediments and Landforms

ISBN-10: 0471985732

ISBN-13: 9780471985730

Edition: 1999

Authors: Andrew S. Goudie, Ian Livingstone, Stephen Stokes

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Description:

Aeolian geomorphology is the study of how the wind shapes our landscapes. This book covers the full range of aeolian processes from soil erosion to sand dunes and loess formation. It begins with an overview of aeolian geomorphology and sedimentology.
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Book details

List price: $460.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/3/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

List of Contributors
Preface
The History of Desert Dune Studies over the Last 100 Years
Recent Investigations of Airflow and Sediment Transport Over Desert Dunes
Geomorphology of Desert Sand Seas
Coastal Dune Dynamics: Problems and Prospects
Coastal and Continental Dune Management into the Twenty-first Century
Physics of Aeolian Movement Emphasising Changing of the Aerodynamic Roughness Height by Saltating Grains (the Owen Effect)
Wind Erosion on Agricultural Land
Wind Erosional Landforms: Yardangs and Pans
Dust Transport and Deposition
Loess
The Aeolian Rock Record
Dune Palaeoenvironments
Luminescence Dating of Aeolian and Coastal Sand and Silt Deposits: Applications and Implications
Conclusions
Index