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Environmental Change in Drylands: Biogeographical and Geomorphological Perspectives

Out of Print

Series: British Geomorphological Research Group Symposia Series

Edited By: A Millington and K Pye

416 pages, Illus

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #31005 | ISBN: 0471942677
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About this book

Encompasses a wide-ranging selection of peer-reviewed papers covering geomorphology and biogeography including research which has sought to integrate the two disciplines.


Contents

Deserts in a warmer world, A. Goudie; timescales, environmental change and dryland valley development, D. Nash and D. Thomas; mineral magnetic analysis of iron oxides in arid zone soils from the Tunisian Southern Atlas, K. White and J. Walden; late Pleistocene and Holocene changes in hillslope sediment supply to alluvial fan systems, A. Harvey and S. Wells; natural stabilization mechanisms on Badland slopes, R. Alexander et al; responses of rivers and lakes to Holocene environmental change in the Alcaniz Region, M. Macklin et al; the palaeolimnological record of environmental change - examples from the arid frontier of Mesoamerica, S. Metcalfe et al; lacustrine sedimentation in a high altitude, semi-arid environment, H. Lamb et al; abrupt Holocene hydro-climatic events - palaeolimnological evidence from north-west Africa, N. Roberts et al; aeolian activity, desertification and the green dam in the Ziban Range, Algeria, J.L. Ballais; the ambiguous impact of climate change at a desert fringe, A. Yair; the environmental consequences and context of ancient floodwater-farming in the Tripolitanian pre-desert, D. Gilbertson et al; evolutionary trends in the wheat group in relation to environment, quaternary climate change and human impacts, M. Blumler; post-European changes in creeks of semi-arid rangelands, J. Pickard. (Part contents)

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