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Desert Geomorphology By Ronald U. Cooke

Desert Geomorphology by Ronald U. Cooke

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Including recent research findings from terrestrial satellite imagery, the study of planetary landscapes, and advances in laboratory work, this also covers the environmental processes involved in desertification and the solution of planning and

Desert Geomorphology Summary

Desert Geomorphology by Ronald U. Cooke

Including recent research findings from terrestrial satellite imagery, the study of planetary landscapes, and advances in laboratory work, this also covers the environmental processes involved in desertification and the solution of planning and

About Ronald U. Cooke

Cooke; Ronald U. University of York, UK,Warren; Andrew University College London, London, UK,Goudie; Andrew S. University of Oxford, Oxford, England, UK,

Table of Contents

Part 1 Global perspectives: the desert realm; diversity and distinctiveness of deserts; geomorphologists in deserts. Part 2 Desert surface conditions: weathering forms and processes; desert surfaces and soils; surface particle concentrations - stone pavements; volume changes - patterned ground phenomena. Part 3 The fluvial domain in deserts: desert drainage systems; slopes - forms and processes; channels - processes and forms; alluvial fans and their environments; pediments and glacis; base- level plains - playas and sabkhas; models of mountain-plain evolution. Part 4 Wind in desert geomorphology: the role of wind; entrainment by Wind; Grains In Motion; Ripples; Desert Winds; Wind Erosion. Part 5 Aeolian sediments and landforms: aeolian sediments; dune processes; dune classification; size and memory; anchored and stabilized dunes; mobile dunes; aeolian sedimentary structures; sand seas and dune fields; palaeo- aeolian deposits and landforms. Part 6 The evolution of desert landforms - a global perspective: deserts of the world.

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GOR003791469
9781857280173
1857280172
Desert Geomorphology by Ronald U. Cooke
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1993-01-14
534
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