1st Edition

Geomorphology of Desert Dunes

By Nicholas Lancaster Copyright 1995
    312 Pages
    by Routledge

    310 Pages
    by Routledge

    How desert dunes are formed, how they change, their environmental significance and the role of climate change - these issues are examined through extensive case studies drawn from South Africa, India, Northern Europe and Australia.

    1. Introduction 2. Sand Transport by the Wind 3. Dune Morphology and Morphometry 4. Dune Sediments 5. Dune Dynamics 6. Controls of Dune Morphology 7. Sand Seas 8. Palaeoenvironments and Dunes 9. Review and Prospect


    Nicholas Lancaster