Deserts: Geology and Resources
by A.S. Walker
Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey 2000
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.
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