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Geomorphology in arid regions

Geomorphology Symposium (8th 1977 Binghamton, N.Y.)

Geomorphology in arid regions

a proceedings volume of the eighth annual Geomorphology Symposium held at the State University of New York at Binghamton, September 23-24, 1977

by Geomorphology Symposium (8th 1977 Binghamton, N.Y.)

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Published by Doehring in Fort Collins, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arid regions -- Congresses.,
  • Geomorphology -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDonald O. Doehring, editor.
    SeriesPublications in geomorphology
    ContributionsDoehring, Donald O.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272p. :
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14087418M

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Cited by: Get this from a library. Geomorphology in arid regions: [proceedings]. 1 Arid environments: their nature and extent 3 David S.G. Thomas Geomorphology in arid environments 3 Arid zone distinctiveness and the quest for explanation 4 Arid zones: terminology and definitions 5 Terminology 5 Definition 5 The age of aridity on Earth 7 The distribution of arid zones 8 Causes of aridity 9.

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Drylands tend to cover approximately half of the Earth’s land surface, but represent only 20% of its population. Understanding how dryland areas are likely to respond to climate change is therefore of great societal and economic significance.

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ARID AND SEMI-ARID GEOMORPHOLOGY. Based on four decades of research by Professor Andrew S. Goudie, this volume provides a state-of-the-art synthesis of our understanding of desert geomorphology.

It presents a truly international perspective, with examples from all over the world. This book is destined to become the classic volume on arid and semi-arid geomorphology for advanced students and researchers in physical geography, geomorphology, Earth science, Author: Andrew S.

Goudie. This book discusses the hydrogeology of arid regions, desert soil surfaces and classes, and physical and vegetational aspects of the Sahara Desert. The Piman Indians of the Sonoran Desert, approach to the water relations of desert plants, desert arthropods.

1 Arid environments: their nature and extent (David S.G. Thomas). Geomorphology in arid environments. Arid zone distinctiveness and the quest for explanation. Arid zones: terminology and definitions. The age of aridity on Earth. The distribution of arid zones.

Causes of aridity. Climate variability. Dryland. GEOMORPHOLOGY AND GENERAL SYSTEMS THEORY B3. this, but the condition of a closed system at any partic­ ular time can be considered largely as a function of the initial system conditions and the amount of time which has subsequently by: Arid and semi-arid regions occupy~40% of the world's surface area (Kingsford et al., ;Reynolds et al., ; Thomas, ) and rivers in these regions are under intense demand because they are.

Madrid; Geomorfología Climática (), Omega, Barcelona; Climatic Geomorphology (), Elsevier, Amsterdam; and Geomorfología () Pearson/Prentice Hall.

He is also the author of more than papers in journals of the SCI and other publications. His scientific work is mainly focused on karst and geomorphology in arid regions. Book Description.

Based on four decades of research by Professor Andrew Goudie, this volume provides a state-of-the-art synthesis of our understanding of desert geomorphology. It is destined to become the classic volume on arid and semi-arid geomorphology for advanced students and researchers in physical geography, geomorphology, Earth science, Cited by: Description The new edition of Arid Zone Geomorphology aims to encapsulate the advances that have been made in recent years in the investigation and explanation of landforms and geomorphological processes in drylands.

17 GEOMORPHOLOGY OF ARID ZONES II SLOPES IN ARID ZONES Slopes in crystalline rocks Slopes in stratified rocks Simple slopes Compound slopes Flatirons Scarp retreat rates Badlands PIEDMONTS IN ARID REGIONS: PEDIMENTS Glacis and pediments: Definition, terminology and distribution Pediment morphology.

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G. Thomas, to any students, specialists in the field, policy makers, business leaders, and anyone interested in this critical and fascinating : $Madrid; Geomorfología Climática (), Omega, Barcelona; Climatic Geomorphology (), Elsevier, Amsterdam; and Geomorfología () Pearson/Prentice Hall.

He is also the author of more than papers in journals of the SCI and other publications. His scientific work is mainly focused on karst and geomorphology in arid regions.

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