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Desert Aeolian Processes

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By: VP Tchakerian

352 pages, 100 line illus

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #33175 | ISBN: 041204241X
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About this book

Includes chapters on dust geomorphology, aeolian processes and applied aeolian geomorphology.


Contents

The resurgence of aeolian geomorphology, V.P. Tchakerian; Origin of the Gran Desierto Sand Sea, Sonora, Mexico - evidence from dune morphology and sedimentology, N. Lancaster; Geomorphic and geochemical evidence for the source of sand in the Algodones Dunes, Colorado Desert, southeastern California, D.R. Muhs, et al; Potential transport of wind blown sand - influence of surface roughness and assessment with radar data, R. Greeley, et al; Sand transport paths in the Mojava desert, southwestern United States; Field methods in a study of the process-response systems controlling dune morphology, Salton Sea, California; Barchan dunes of the Salton Sea region, California, P.K. Haff and D.E. Presti; Aeolian modifications of glacial moraines at Bishop Creek, eastern California, A. Bach; Alterations of ventifact surfaces at the glacier/desert interface, Dorn, R.; Fine material in rock fractures - aeolian dust or weathering? N. Villa, R.I. Dorn and J. Clark; Modelling seasonal patterns of blowing dust on the southern High Plains, J.M. Gregory, et al; Reversed desertification on sand dunes along the Sinai/Negev border, H. Tsoar, et al; A review of the effects of surface moisture content on aeolian sand transport, S.L. Namikas and D.J. Sherman; Wind abrasion and ventifact formation in California.

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