Desert Sediments: Ancient and Modern (Geological Society Special Publication)

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Select Contents: FLUVIAL SEDIMENTS Process and Form (Vertical Exchange of Coarse Bedload in Desert Streams; Fluviatile Deposits/Morphology of Alluvial Surfaces as Indicators of Quaternary Environmental Changes, Southern Negev Israel; Plio-Pleistocene Raised Channel Systems, Western Sharqiya/Wahiba Oman), Tectonism, Climatic Change and Fluviatile Desert Sediments (Tectonic Control of Desert Sediments in Rift Basins; Ancient Ephemeral Stream Deposits: A Local Terminal Fan Model From the Bunter Sandstone Formation L. Triassic in the Tonder-3, -4 and -5 Wells, Denmark; Alluvial Fan Dissection: Relationships Between Morphology-Sedimentation; Quaternary Landforms, Sediments, Depositional Environments and Gastropod Isotope Ratios of Adrar Bous, Tenere Desert of Niger South-Central Sahara); AEOLIAN SEDIMENTS Dust Dynamics and Deposits (Aeolian Abrasion of Quartz Particles and Production of Silt-size Fragments; Mechanics/Geological Implications of Dust Transport and Deposition in Deserts With Particular Reference to Loess Formation and Dune Sand Diagenesis, Northern Negev Israel; Rates/Modes of Dust Accretion and Deposition in an Arid Region, Negev Israel; Wind-Blown Materials and W African Soils: Explanation of the Ferrallitic Soil Over Loose Sandy Sediments Profile), Dune Dynamics and Deposits (Continental Sabkha Pans and Associated Nebkhas, Southern Kuwait Arabian Gulf; Dune Networks; Complex Star Dunes and Associated Aeolian Bedforms, Hopeman Sandstone Permo-triassic, Moray Firth Basin Scotland; Late Palaeozoic Cold-Climate Aeolianites, Southern Cooper Basin South Australia; Aeolian Sedimentation From the Galtymore Formation Devonian Ireland), Grain Size, Process and Dune Environment (Statistical Analysis of Mixed Grain Size Distributions From Aeolian Sands in the Libyan Pre-Desert Using Log Skew Laplace Models; Grain-Size Variation on a Complex Linear Dune, Namib Desert); CHEMICAL SEDIMENTS; REMOTE SENSING OF DESERT SEDIMENTS

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Book Description Blackwell for the Geological Society, Oxford, 1987. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Oversized cloth hardcover, 1st edition 1987, xi + 401pp, numerous b&w illustrations in text. Weight: 1kg / 2.21lb. Missing the dust jacket. Good reading copy with little internal wear. Ex-university library, an external stamp on all outer page edges, a remainder mark on upper outer page edges, internal library markings: inside front board (a label, pocket, pencil inventory notation), a number in pencil on front blank endpaper, a security sticker inside rear board. Pages show a hint of mild yellowing around edges, remain clean and bright, with unmarked text (each page has been carefully inspected), free of any foxing / spotting. Faint dark offset marks on four index pages (pp. 396-397 & 400-401). Minor internal creasing. Gentle spine lean, binding shows a bit of loosening, remains in good, stable and secure condition throughout. Boards with faint handling marks, a pen mark on front panel, a scratch on rear panel, moderate scuffing to tips of corners and spine ends. --- This volume incorporates a substantial proportion of papers presented at a meeting of the Geological Society of London in May 1986. --- Contents: I. Fluvial Sediments: 1. Process and Form [Vertical Exchange of Coarse Bedload in Desert Streams; Fluviatile Deposits and Morphology of Alluvial Surfaces as Indicators of Quaternary Environmental Changes in the Southern Negev, Israel; Plio-Pleistocene Raised Channel Systems of the Western Sharqiya (Wahiba), Oman] -- 2. Tectonism, Climatic Change and Fluviatile Desert Sediments [Tectonic Control of Desert Sediments in Rift Basins: Ancient and Modern; Ancient Ephemeral Stream Deposits: A Local Terminal Fan Model from the Bunter Sandstone Formation (L. Triassic) in the Tonder-3, -4 and -5 Wells, Denmark; Alluvial Fan Dissection: Relationships Between Morphology and Sedimentation; Quaternary Landforms, Sediments, Depositional Environments and Gastropod Isotope Ratios of Adrar Bous, Tenere Desert of Niger, South-Central Sahara] // II. Aeolian Sediments: 1. Dust Dynamics and Deposits (Aeolian Abrasion of Quartz Particles and the Production of Silt-Size Fragments: Preliminary Results; Mechanics and Geological Implications of Dust Transport and Deposition in Deserts with Particular Reference to Loess Formation and Dune Sand Diagenesis in the Northern Negev, Israel; Rates and Modes of Dust Accretion and Deposition in an Arid Region: The Negev, Israel; Wind-Blown Materials and W African Soils: An Explanation of the 'Ferrallitic Soil Over Loose Sandy Sediments' Profile] -- 2. Dune Dynamics and Deposits [Continental Sabkha Pans and Associated Nebkhas in Southern Kuwait, Arabian Gulf; Dune Networks; Complex Star Dunes and Associated Aeolian Bedforms, Hopeman Sandstone (Permo-Triassic), Moray Firth Basin, Scotland; Late Palaeozoic Cold-Climate Aeolianites, Southern Cooper Basin, South Australia; Aeolian Sedimentation from the Galtymore Formation (Devonian), Ireland] -- 3. Grain Size, Process and Dune Environment [Statistical Analysis of 'Mixed' Grain Size Distributions from Aeolian Sands in the Libyan Pre-Desert Using Log Skew Laplace Models; Grain-Size Variation on a 'Complex' Linear Dune in the Namib Desert; Discrimination of Depositional Environments Using Sedimentary Characteristics in the Mega Kalahari, Central Southern Africa] // III. Chemical Sediments [Silica and Calcium Carbonate Replacement of Plant Roots in Tropical Dune Sands, SE India; Spring Mounds in Southern Tunisia] // IV. Remote Sensing of Desert Sediments [Sand Sheets of the Eastern Sahara and Ripple Blankets on Mars; Surficial Deposits of Qatar Peninsula; Remote Sensing of Sediment Transfer Processes in Playa Basins) // Index. Seller Inventory # 004107

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