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By Kenneth Pye, N. Lancaster

ISBN-10: 0632035447

ISBN-13: 9780632035441

Reports of aeolian sediments, either old and sleek, have exhibited a couple of very important conceptual advances in recent times. particularly, there was a stream clear of descriptions of sediments, bedforms and sedimentary environments towards a brand new emphasis at the dynamics of aeolian depositional platforms at assorted temporal and spatial scales, and their reaction to exterior alterations in sea degrees, neighborhood and international climates and tectonics. This particular book features a choice of papers that have been offered on the Symposium "Aeolian Sediments: historical and sleek" held in 1990. it is also a few contributions from authors who weren't in a position to attend the assembly, yet whose paintings displays very important elements of up to date study in aeolian sedimentology.State-of-the-art study papers in aeolian sedimentologyInternational, professional authorshipOf relevance to trendy matters approximately international weather changeIf you're a member of the foreign organization of Sedimentologists, for buying info, please see:

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