Arid and Semi-Arid Geomorphology by Andrew S. Goudie

By Andrew S. Goudie

in response to 4 a long time of analysis by means of Professor Andrew Goudie, this quantity presents a cutting-edge synthesis of our knowing of barren region geomorphology. It provides a really foreign point of view, with examples from around the world. generally referenced and illustrated, it covers such issues because the significance of earlier climatic alterations, the range of alternative desolate tract environments, rock breakdown, wind erosion and dirt typhoon iteration, sand dunes, fluvial and slope varieties and methods, the function of the utilized geomorphologist in wilderness improvement and conservation, and the Earth as an analogue for different planetary our bodies. This ebook is destined to develop into the vintage quantity on arid and semi-arid geomorphology for complicated scholars and researchers in actual geography, geomorphology, Earth technological know-how, sedimentology, environmental technological know-how and archaeology.

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