2006

Arabian Deserts

Nature, Origin, and Evolution

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-3969-0 (Print) 978-1-4020-3970-6 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

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    Pages 1-9

    Definitions of deserts

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    Pages 11-27

    Types of deserts and landform regions of Arabia

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    Pages 29-43

    Geological setting of Arabian deserts

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    Pages 45-69

    Influences of climate

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    Pages 71-87

    Ecology of Arabian deserts

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    Pages 89-124

    Watercourses and rivers of Arabia

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    Pages 125-166

    Arabian sand seas

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    Pages 167-199

    Lesser dunefields of Arabia

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    Pages 201-238

    Types of desert dunes in Arabia

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    Pages 239-261

    Sources of sand for Arabian sand dune deserts

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    Pages 263-279

    Mechanisms of sand accumulation

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    Pages 281-296

    Sedimentology of Arabian dune sands

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    Pages 297-308

    Desert dust and loess

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    Pages 309-350

    Stony and rocky deserts of Arabia

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    Pages 351-384

    Deserts of interior drainage basins

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    Pages 385-426

    Coastal deserts of Arabia

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    Pages 427-445

    Desert plains, steppes, and plateaux

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    Pages 447-463

    Mountain deserts of Arabia

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    Pages 465-492

    Dating methods as applied to Arabian deserts and deposits

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    Pages 493-511

    Evolution of Arabian deserts and their chronology