Geomorphology of Desert Environments

  • Athol D. Abrahams
  • Anthony J. Parsons

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Anthony J. Parsons, Athol D. Abrahams
      Pages 3-12
    3. Theodore M. Oberlander
      Pages 13-35
  3. Weathering

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 37-37
    2. B. J. Smith
      Pages 39-63
    3. John C. Dixon
      Pages 82-105
    4. Theodore M. Oberlander
      Pages 106-119
  4. Hillslopes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 121-121
    2. Alan D. Howard, Michael J. Selby
      Pages 123-172
    3. Athol D. Abrahams, Alan D. Howard, Anthony J. Parsons
      Pages 173-212
    4. Alan D. Howard
      Pages 213-242
    5. Carolyn F. Francis
      Pages 243-254
  5. Rivers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 255-255
    2. John B. Thornes
      Pages 257-287
    3. John B. Thornes
      Pages 288-317
  6. Piedmonts

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 319-319
    2. John C. Dohrenwend
      Pages 321-353
    3. Terence C. Blair, John G. McPherson
      Pages 354-402

About this book

Introduction

Over the last twenty years there has been a major expansion of knowledge in the field of landforms and landforming processes of deserts. This advanced-level book provides a benchmark for the current state of science, and is written by an international team of authors who are acknowledged experts in their fields.

Keywords

erosion geomorphology hydrology transport

Editors and affiliations

  • Athol D. Abrahams
    • 1
  • Anthony J. Parsons
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of GeographyState University of New York at BuffaloBuffaloUSA
  2. 2.Department of GeographyUniversity of KeeleKeele, StaffordshireUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-015-8254-4
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1994
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-015-8256-8
  • Online ISBN 978-94-015-8254-4
  • About this book
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