Logo

Deserts: Geology and Resources

Large book cover: Deserts: Geology and Resources

Deserts: Geology and Resources
by

Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
ISBN/ASIN: B0013WOI7A

Description:
Contents: What Is a Desert; How the Atmosphere Influences Aridity; Where Deserts Form; Types of Deserts; Desert Features; Eolian Processes; Types of Dunes; Remote Sensing of Arid Lands; Mineral Resources in Deserts; Desertification.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Read online
(online html)

Similar books

Book cover: Guidebook to the Geology of Barringer Meteorite Crater, ArizonaGuidebook to the Geology of Barringer Meteorite Crater, Arizona
by - Lunar and Planetary Institute
This guidebook provides a trail-oriented geological tour of the Barringer Meteorite Crater, Arizona. The geological processes involved in the formation of the crater have been broken down into a series of discrete topics.
(7649 views)
Book cover: The Principles of Stratigraphical GeologyThe Principles of Stratigraphical Geology
by - Cambridge University Press
It is the aim of the Stratigraphical Geologist to record the events which have occurred during the existence of the earth in the order in which they have taken place. He tries to restore the physical geography of each period of the past ...
(11076 views)
Book cover: Metal Mining and the EnvironmentMetal Mining and the Environment
by - American Geological Institute
The booklet offers new tools for raising awareness and understanding of the impact and issues surrounding metal mining and the environment. It provides a geoscience perspective on metal mining and the environment and improves Earth science literacy.
(17127 views)
Book cover: Mechanism of Sedimentary Basin FormationMechanism of Sedimentary Basin Formation
by - InTech
This book is devoted to the sedimentary basin formation on active plate margins, which show enormous diversity reflecting complex tectonic processes. Multidisciplinary approach is based on geology, sedimentology, geochronology and geophysics.
(11508 views)