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Livingstone, I. 2013. Aeolian geomorphology of the Namib Sand Sea. Journal of Arid Environments, 93: 30–39


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Aeolian geomorphology of the Namib Sand Sea.

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This review is concerned with the aeolian geomorphology of the Namib Sand Sea, part of the Namib Desert in Namibia, south-west Africa, concentrating in particular on studies made over the past 50 years. The paper covers: sand sea organisation and dune patterns; and the dynamics of individual dunes. It demonstrates that studies in the Namib Sand Sea have been important to a much wider understanding of the geomorphological development of global sand seas. Keywords: Dune Dynamics, Mapping, Namib Desert, Remote sensing, Sand sea.

Year: 2013

Type: Journal Article

URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196312002315


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