*Presents the possibilities of sedimentary analysis to interpret the history of an area
*Develops well-known methods to further answer special questions
Table of Contents
- 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.
- No. of pages: 266
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Elsevier Science 2008
- Published: May 27, 2008
- Imprint: Elsevier Science
- eBook ISBN: 9780080558967
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