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By Kenneth Pye, N. Lancaster

Stories of aeolian sediments, either historic and smooth, have exhibited a couple of very important conceptual advances lately. specifically, there was a circulate clear of descriptions of sediments, bedforms and sedimentary environments towards a brand new emphasis at the dynamics of aeolian depositional platforms at diverse temporal and spatial scales, and their reaction to exterior alterations in sea degrees, neighborhood and worldwide climates and tectonics. This particular booklet incorporates a choice of papers that have been offered on the Symposium "Aeolian Sediments: historic and sleek" held in 1990. it is usually a couple of contributions from authors who weren't in a position to attend the assembly, yet whose paintings displays vital facets of latest learn in aeolian sedimentology.State-of-the-art examine papers in aeolian sedimentologyInternational, professional authorshipOf relevance to trendy matters approximately worldwide weather changeIf you're a member of the overseas organization of Sedimentologists, for getting info, please see:

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P"H. K. 5) Controls on l1uid thrcsholcl vclocity. st. I n : JJ1'{Jc'eedillgs oj' III(' flllel'lUlf;OIwl WOI'Juhop 011 fhe Physic,\' of lJIo wn 5(/1/(1. Aal'ltm. 28-31 May 1985. VOllIIlI1! 3 ( -d. 13u mdol'ff­ N iclsc n . O , K . Moll er . • Romcr Rasmussen, K. & Willctts. B . B . ) PI'. 483-50lJ. Dcpartl1lcnt of ThcOI'ctical SWListics. I nstitute of Mathclllntics. Univcn;ity of Aarhus. Memoirs R , 43 & BOW M AN . \I'Ilm:grcssioll ilS it G . M . ( 1 984) The Hol occnc m'H'inc f rcing function in cpiso(lic dU llC ("lctivity on thc C'ISlcrn Australia coast.

Pubis /111. ·s. (limelll. ( 1 993) 16. 23-44 Late Quaternary development of coastal parabolic megadune complexes in northeastern Australia K . lfe Jor Sedimelllology. UI/;vcrs;/y oJ Readillg. I'. Readillg RG6 2AB. 1 lOl lS period of s4ll1d acculnul"Hion during the Quaternary. md dceply podzolized. Intly in response 10 hydrological rtlctOrs. Drilling has shown thot in SOUle areas aeolian s;mds extend to .. depth of marc than 40m below prcsent sC41 level. while elsewhere dunes have climbed over bedrock hills und older lIuncs lO ,main a height of more than 300 III tlbovc sen level.

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