Arid and Semi-Arid Geomorphology by Andrew S. Goudie

By Andrew S. Goudie

in keeping with 4 a long time of study through Professor Andrew Goudie, this quantity offers a cutting-edge synthesis of our figuring out of desolate tract geomorphology. It provides a very foreign standpoint, with examples from worldwide. widely referenced and illustrated, it covers such subject matters because the significance of earlier climatic alterations, the range of alternative wilderness environments, rock breakdown, wind erosion and dirt hurricane new release, sand dunes, fluvial and slope varieties and approaches, the function of the utilized geomorphologist in wilderness improvement and conservation, and the Earth as an analogue for different planetary our bodies. This e-book is destined to turn into the vintage quantity on arid and semi-arid geomorphology for complicated scholars and researchers in actual geography, geomorphology, Earth technology, sedimentology, environmental technology and archaeology.

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