By Kenneth Pye, N. Lancaster
Reports of aeolian sediments, either historic and smooth, have exhibited a few vital conceptual advances lately. particularly, there was a circulation clear of descriptions of sediments, bedforms and sedimentary environments towards a brand new emphasis at the dynamics of aeolian depositional structures at diversified temporal and spatial scales, and their reaction to exterior adjustments in sea degrees, neighborhood and worldwide climates and tectonics. This unique ebook incorporates a number of papers that have been provided on the Symposium "Aeolian Sediments: historic and glossy" held in 1990. additionally it is a few contributions from authors who weren't capable of attend the assembly, yet whose paintings displays vital points of latest study in aeolian sedimentology.State-of-the-art study papers in aeolian sedimentologyInternational, specialist authorshipOf relevance to trendy issues approximately worldwide weather changeIf you're a member of the overseas organization of Sedimentologists, for buying information, please see: http://www.iasnet.org/publications/details.asp?code=SP16
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