Inland Dunes of North America (Paperback)

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By Nicholas Lancaster (Editor), Patrick Hesp (Editor)
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Chapter1. Introduction.- Chapter2. Quaternary Eolian Dunes and Sand Sheets in Inland Locations of the Atlantic Coastal Plain Province, U.S.A..- Chapter3. Dunes of the Laurentian Great Lakes.- Chapter4. The Central and Southern Great Plains.- Chapter5. The Nebraska Sand Hills.- Chapter6. White Sands.- Chapter7. Great Sand Dunes.- Chapter8. Colorado Plateau.- Chapter9. Southwest Deserts.

About the Author

Patrick Hesp (Ph.D; DSc) is the Strategic Professor of Coastal Studies, College of Science and Engineering at Flinders University, Australia. He has held academic positions in NSW, Western Australia, Singapore, USA, and NZ, non-academic positions in the WA State Dept. of Agriculture, Geomarine P/L, and the Rottnest Island Authority, held visiting professorships and fellowships in South Africa, Namibia, Israel, Holland, China, Brazil, Italy, Malaysia, Thailand, and France, and has worked on beaches and coastal and desert dunes all over the world. He is an expert on coastal dune geomorphology, and has published over 290 articles in his career to date. Nicholas Lancaster is Emeritus Research Professor at the Desert Research Institute, Nevada, USA. His decades of research on sand dunes has taken him to deserts in Africa (Namib, Kalahari, northern and western Sahara), Arabia, Antarctica, and the western United States (Mojave and Sonoran Deserts). His work has resulted in more than 150 scientific papers and several books and has been recognized by awards from the Geological Society of America, the Association of America Geographers, the International Society for Aeolian Research, the International Quaternary Association, and the Nevada System of Higher Education.

Product Details
ISBN: 9783030405007
ISBN-10: 3030405001
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: May 22nd, 2021
Pages: 337
Language: English