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Deserts: Geology and Resources

This is a free, online textbook that "contains all text from the original book in its entirety. Some figures have been modified to enhance legibility at screen resolutions." Topics covered include: What Is a Desert?;  How the Atmosphere Influences Aridity;  Where Deserts Form;  Types of Deserts; Desert Features;  Eolian Processes; Types of Dunes; Remote Sensing of Arid Lands;  Mineral Resources in Deserts; and...

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