Dune Worlds: How Windblown Sand Shapes Planetary Landscapes

Book cover: Dune Worlds

Dune Worlds: How Windblown Sand Shapes Planetary Landscapes,

Springer Praxis Books

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2014, 11 x 8.3 inches, 308 pages.

Hardcover: ISBN 978-3-540-89724-8, $129

Electronic: ISBN 978-3-540-89725-5, $99

by Ralph D. Lorenz and James R. Zimbelman

This book focuses on the great progress made recently in understanding how sand dunes have formed both on Earth and on several planetary surfaces. Lavishly illustrated to aid the reader to visualize and understand the complex forms that sand accumulations have achieved in quite different environments.