Geomorphology in Arid Regions : Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium 8 book cover
1st Edition

Geomorphology in Arid Regions
Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium 8

Edited By

Donald O. Doehring

ISBN 9780367280222
Published September 15, 2021 by Routledge
278 Pages

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Book Description

This book, first published in 1980, collects together thirteen articles on ‘Geomorphology in Arid Regions’. It uses the term ‘arid’ loosely to include studies from climes which might otherwise be considered semi-arid, in order to provide a diversity of papers dealing with important problems of interest to geomorphologists today.

Table of Contents

1. Intermontane Basins of the Arid Western United States C.C. Reeves, Jr.  2. Geomorphic Controls of Alluvial Fan Deposit in the Sonoran Desert, Southwestern Arizona Steve G. Wells  3. The Formation of Pediments: Scarp Back-Wearing or Surface Downcasting? John H. Moss  4. Origin of Segmented Cliffs in Massive Sandstones of Southeastern Utah Theodore M. Oberlander  5. Tectonic Geomorphology North and South of the Garlock Fault, California William B. Bull and Leslie D. McFadden  6. A Tentative Sediment Budget for an Extremely Arid Watershed in the Southern Negev Asher P. Schick  7. Sediment Origin and Sediment Load in a Semi-Arid Drainage Basin Ian A. Campbell  8. A Comparison of Observed Sediment-Transport Rates with Rates Computed Using Existing Formulas William W. Emmett and Luna B. Leopold  9. Geomorphic Response of Central Texas Stream Channels to Catastrophic Rainfall and Runoff Peter C. Patton and Victor R. Baker  10. Vigil Network Establishment for Montana’s Coal Region Robert R. Curry  11. Weathering of Caliche in Southern Nevada Laurence H. Lattman  12. Yardangs John F. McCauley, Maurice J. Grolier and Carol S. Breed  13. The Maria Effect: Equilibrium and Activation of Aeolian Processes in the Great Basin of Nevada Wilton M. Melhorn and Dennis T. Trexler

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