By Kenneth Pye
Comprised of 9 chapters, this ebook starts with an summary of the overall nature and value of windborne airborne dirt and dust in addition to the significance of aeolian airborne dirt and dust and loess. the subsequent bankruptcy bargains with the mechanisms underlying the formation of excellent debris, together with glacial grinding, frost and salt weathering, and fluvial comminution. The reader is then brought to airborne dirt and dust entrainment, delivery, and deposition, including dirt resources, sinks, and charges of deposition. next chapters specialize in the consequences of dirt deflation, delivery, and deposition; airborne dirt and dust deposition within the oceans; and loess distribution and the thickness and morphology of loess deposits.
This monograph is written essentially for study staff and complicated scholars in sedimentology, geomorphology, and Quaternary stories, yet can also be more likely to be of worth to soil scientists, meteorologists, planetary geologists, engineers, and others all for environmental management.
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