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Edgell, H. Stewart

Arabian Deserts

Edgell, H. Stewart - Arabian Deserts, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Definitions of deserts

2. Types of deserts and landform regions of Arabia

3. Geological setting of Arabian deserts

4. Influences of climate

5. Ecology of Arabian deserts

6. Watercourses and rivers of Arabia

7. Arabian sand seas

8. Lesser dunefields of Arabia

9. Types of desert dunes in Arabia

10. Sources of sand for Arabian sand dune deserts

11. Mechanisms of sand accumulation

12. Sedimentology of Arabian dune sands

13. Desert dust and loess

14. Stony and rocky deserts of Arabia

15. Deserts of interior drainage basins

16. Coastal deserts of Arabia

17. Desert plains, steppes, and plateaux

18. Mountain deserts of Arabia

19. Dating methods as applied to Arabian deserts and deposits

20. Evolution of Arabian deserts and their chronology

Keywords: Geosciences, Geology, Climate Change, Geoecology/Natural Processes

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2006
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
654 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781402039706

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