Dune Worlds

How Windblown Sand Shapes Planetary Landscapes

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ISBN: 978-3-540-89724-8 (Print) 978-3-540-89725-5 (Online)

Table of contents (25 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi

  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-14

      Introduction

  3. Dune Basics

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      Pages 15-15

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      Pages 17-25

      Sand

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      Pages 27-37

      Winds and Atmospheres

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      Pages 39-54

      Mechanics of Sand Transport

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      Pages 55-73

      Deposits of Sand: Ripples Versus Dunes

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      Pages 75-92

      Basic Types of Dunes

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      Pages 93-102

      Other Dunes and Other Sand Deposits

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      Pages 103-106

      Dune Fields, Sand Seas and Transport Pathways

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      Pages 107-113

      Rates of Geomorphic Change

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      Pages 115-118

      Booming or Singing Dunes

  4. Dune Worlds

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      Pages 121-134

      Earth Dunes

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      Pages 135-155

      Mars Dunes

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      Pages 157-167

      Titan Dunes

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      Pages 169-176

      Venus Dunes

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      Pages 177-180

      Other Dune Worlds

  5. Dune Studies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 181-181

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      Pages 183-202

      Field Studies

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      Pages 203-215

      Laboratory Studies

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      Pages 217-239

      Remote Sensing

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      Pages 241-251

      Numerical Models

  6. Why Dunes Matter

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      Pages 253-253

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      Pages 255-256

      Dunes as Physical Systems

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