The Great Sand Sea in Egypt
Formation, Dynamics and Environmental Change - a Sediment-analytical ApproachBy
- H. Besler
Geologists interested in sedimentary analysis, quaternary research, geomorphology, heavy mineral analysis, and reconstructing paleoenvironments
Developments in Sedimentology
Hardbound, 266 Pages
Published: May 2008
- 1. Introduction. 2. Methods of investigation. 3. The topography of the Great Sand Sea. 4. Results of the granulometric analysis. 5. Luminescence dating. 6. Quartz sand as indicator of humid periods. 7. Results of the heavy-mineral analysis. 8. The scanning-electron microscopy (SEM). 9. The history of the Great Sand Sea compared to that of other active ergs.