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Document title

Dunes : Dynamics, Morphology, History

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

WARREN A. ;

Abstract

This book discusses the shapes, sizes, patterns, distribution, history and care of wind-blown dunes. It is the first English-language book in over a decade to incorporate the latest research in this active and fast-developing field of geomorphology and environmental studies. It embraces all types of dune, terrestrial and in the Solar System, in deserts, on coasts, and in the past. It incorporates research findings to come out of China, where the field is expanding most rapidly. Discusses the most recent range of skills and technology now focused on the study of dunes. Latest ideas from numerical modelling and field studies are included and are illustrated by maps, diagrams and photographs, and supported by an extensive bibliography. – (HC)

Source

Book

Published at : Collection RGS-IBG book series / ISBN 978-1-4443-3968-0 ;

Editor : Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford - ROYAUME-UNI (2013)

Millesime : 2013  [240 p.]

Language

Anglais

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