Arid and Semi-Arid Geomorphology by Andrew S. Goudie

By Andrew S. Goudie

in accordance with 4 a long time of study by means of Professor Andrew Goudie, this quantity presents a state of the art synthesis of our figuring out of barren region geomorphology. It provides a really overseas standpoint, with examples from around the globe. largely referenced and illustrated, it covers such subject matters because the value of earlier climatic alterations, the range of alternative wilderness environments, rock breakdown, wind erosion and dirt typhoon iteration, sand dunes, fluvial and slope kinds and procedures, 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 technology, sedimentology, environmental technology and archaeology.

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