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Sand Dunes: Ecology, Geology and Conservation

Edited By: Cory D Galvin

167 pages, b/w illustrations, tables

Nova Science Publishers

Hardback | Jul 2011 | #192349 | ISBN-13: 9781611227390
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About this book

Sand dunes occur throughout the world, from arid desert regions to coastal and lakeshore plains. They are characterized by remarkable structure and patterns and provide habitats for a variety of life. The direction and velocity of winds and the local supply of sand, result in a variety of sand dune shapes and sizes.

This book presents topical research data in the study of sand dunes, including dune ecosystems of the Southern Pampean Coast of Argentina, Aeolian sand dune environments and vertebrate diversity in the Thar Desert of India.


Dune Ecosystems of the Southern Pampean Coast (Argentina): An Insight into Floristic Diversity, Ecology and Conservation

Aeolian Sand Dune Environments

Fatty Acid Profile of Ripened Canavalia Split Beans of the Coastal Sand Dunes

The Geology of Sand Dunes

Improving Water Regimes of Loamy Sand for Wheat Cultivation by Adding Silt Loam

The Sahara: A Desert of Change

Vertebrate Diversity in the Thar Desert, India

Nutricional Quality of Germinated Seeds of Canavalia Maritima of Coastal Sand Dunes

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