More information:

Lancaster, N. 2013. Dune Fields / Low Latitudes in: Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science (Second Edition), 623–636


Description:

Dune Fields / Low Latitudes.

Summary / Notes:

Low-latitude sand seas (also called ergs) are extensive areas of sand dunes located in the tropical and subtropical deserts of the world, where they occupy as much as a third of the area classified as arid. Sand seas contain large volumes of sand and have accumulated episodically during the Quaternary. Their construction has therefore been determined by climatic, tectonic, and sea-level changes that have affected sand supply, availability, and mobility. The understanding of the history of sand seas and dunes has been revolutionized in recent years by the application of luminescence techniques to directly date periods of dune formation and/or reactivation. Compilations of information on directly dated periods of dune construction and/or reactivation indicate widespread dune activity in low-latitude deserts in the period 100–120, 35–10, and since 5 ka. rnKeywords: Arabia, Australia, Climate change, Deserts, Eolian processes, Kalahari, Mojave, Namib, Sahara, Sand dunes, Sand seas, Thar Desert.

Year: 2013

Type: Book, Book Section, Booklet

URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780444536433001539


Top 50 related results:

You may also be interested in the following items which are on a similar or related topic, listed in order of similarity.

Results per page:

Results: 1 to 50 of 50

To FILTER: Use the pale green row to filter the results on this page. Type in text or select from the year list.

Rows matching filter(s): All
What is this row? 
Data titleYearOriginFile typeDownloadkml/kmz
Lamb, T. and Bauer, A.M. 2006. Footprints in the sand: independent reduction of subdigital lamellae in the Namib–Kalahari burrowing geckos. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 273(1588): 855-864
  » More info & related results
2006 Journal Article263 kb pdf
Preview
Seely, M.K. 1979. Irregular fog as a water source for desert dune beetles. Oecologia, 42(2): 213-227
  » More info & related results
1979 Journal Article
Goudie, A.S. 2009. Global Deserts and Their Geomorphological Diversity. Geomorphology of Desert Environments, 9-20
  » More info & related results
2009 Book, Book Section, Booklet
Lamb, T. and Bond, J.E. 2013. A multilocus perspective on phylogenetic relationships in the Namib darkling beetle genus Onymacris (Tenebrionidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 66(3): 757–765
  » More info & related results
2013 Journal Article
Stone, A.E.C. and Thomas, D.S.G. 2008. Linear dune accumulation chronologies from the southwest Kalahari, Namibia: challenges of reconstructing late Quaternary palaeoenvironments from aeolian landforms. Quaternary Science Reviews, 27(17–18): 1667–1681
  » More info & related results
2008 Journal Article
Tolzmann, J. 2014. Gobabeb FogNet - Monitoring the lifeblood of the Namib: fog. Gobabeb Times, 9(2): 7
  » More info & related results
2014 Journal Article329 kb pdf
Preview
Nauyoma, L. 2014. Cracking the habitat code of the critically endangered Juttadinteria albata. Gobabeb Times, 9(2): 11
  » More info & related results
2014 Journal Article216 kb pdf
Preview
Livingstone, I. 2003. A twenty-one-year record of surface change on a Namib linear dune. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 28(9): 1025–1031
  » More info & related results
2003 Journal Article
Fielden, L.J. 1991. Home range and movements of the Namib Desert golden mole, Eremitalpa granti namibensis (Chrysochloridae). Journal of Zoology, 223(4): 675–686
  » More info & related results
1991 Journal Article
Hanrahan, S.A. and Kirchner, W.H. 1994. Acoustic Orientation and Communication in Desert Tenebrionid Beetles in Sand Dunes. Ethology, 97(1-2): 26–32
  » More info & related results
1994 Journal Article
Goudie, A. 1970. Notes on Some Major Dune Types in Southern Africa. South African Geographical Journal, 52(1): 93-101
  » More info & related results
1970 Journal Article5.42 mb pdf
Preview
Coetzee, C.G. 1969. The distribution of mammals in the Namib Desert and adjoining inland escarpment. Scientific Papers of the Namib Desert Research Station, 40: 23-36
  » More info & related results
1969 Journal Article2.64 mb pdf
Preview
Hanrahan, S.A. and Yeaton, R.I. 1987. Population estimates of Onymacris bicolor (Coleoptera Tenebrionidae) in the dunefields of the Skeleton Coast Park, South West Africa/Namibia. Madoqua, 15(2): 175-181
  » More info & related results
1987 Journal Article1.09 mb pdf
Preview
Kühnelt, G. 1969. On the biology and temperature accommodation of Lepidochora argentogrisea Koch (Col. Tenebrionidae). Scientific Papers of the Namib Desert Research Station, 51: 121-128
  » More info & related results
1969 Journal Article1.25 mb pdf
Preview
Koch, C. 1969. The Tenebrionidae of Southern Africa (Col.) part LIII: Cardiosis hamiltonuli a new ultra-psammophilous species from the dunes in the Namib Desert. Scientific Papersrnof the Namib Desert Research Station, 52: 129-138
  » More info & related results
1969 Journal Article1.58 mb pdf
Preview
Schulze, L. 1969. The Tenebrionidae of southern Africa part XLII: Description of the early stages of Carchares macer Pascoe and Herpiscius someri Solier with a discussion of some phylogenetic aspects arising from the incongruities of adult and larval systematics. Scientific Papers of the Namib Desert Research Station, 53: 139-149
  » More info & related results
1969 Journal Article1.12 mb pdf
Preview
Hamilton, W.J. and Coetzee, C.G. 1969. Thermoregulatory behaviour of the vegetarian lizard Angolosaurus skoogi on the vegetationless northern Namib Desert dunes. Scientific Papers of the Namib Desert Research Station, 47: 95-103
  » More info & related results
1969 Journal Article843 kb pdf
Preview
Koch, C. 1962. The Tenebrionidae of southern Africa XXXII: New psammophilous species from the Namib Desert. Annals of the Transvaal Museum, 24: 107-159
  » More info & related results
1962 Journal Article5.04 mb pdf
Preview
Koch, C. 1963. The Tenebrionidae of Suthern Africa XXIX: Luebbertia plana gen. et spec.nov., with a dichotomic analysis of Stizopina (Opatrini). Scientific Papers of the Namib DesertrnResearch Station, 18: 1-87
  » More info & related results
1963 Journal Article13.16 mb pdf
Preview
Schulze, L. 1963. The Tenebrionidae of southern Africa XXXVIII: On the morphology of the larvae of some Stizopina (Coleoptera: Opatrini). Scientific Papers of the Namib Desert Research Station, 19: 1-23
  » More info & related results
1963 Journal Article4.24 mb pdf
Preview
Therond, J. 1963. About a small collection of Histeridae (Coleoptera) from the sandy dunes of the northern Namib Desert. Scientific Papers of the Namib Desert Research Station, 20: 1-3
  » More info & related results
1963 Journal Article588 kb pdf
Preview
Holm, E. 1969. Contribution to the knowledge of the biology of the Namib Desert golden mole, Eremitalpa granti namibensis Bauer and Niethammer 1959. Scientific Papers of the Namib Desert Research Station, 41: 37-42
  » More info & related results
1969 Journal Article1.11 mb pdf
Preview
White, K., Bullard, J., Livingstone, I. and Moran, L. 2015. A morphometric comparison of the Namib and southwest Kalahari dunefields using ASTER GDEM data. Aeolian Research, 19(A): 87–95
  » More info & related results
2015 Journal Article
Wasiolka, B. 2007. The impact of overgrazing on reptile diversity and population dynamics of Pedioplanis l. lineoocellata in the southern Kalahari, South Africa. PhD Thesis, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Fakultät der Universität Potsdam
  » More info & related results
2007 Thesis3.33 mb pdf
Preview
Barnes, J. 1999. Barchan dune morphology, migration and management on the Kuiseb River delta, Namibia
  » More info & related results
1999DRFN DLIBReport36.41 mb pdf
Preview
Hauptfleisch, M. 2016. Ungulate movements in the Greater Sossusvlei Namib Landscape. Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST). Symposium on animal movements & satellite tracking in Namibia, November 2016
  » More info & related results
2016Symposium on animal movements & satellite tracking in Namibia, November 2016Presentation7.82 mb pptx
Evans, J.S., Eifler, D.A. and Eifler, M.A. 2017. Sand-diving as an escape tactic in the lizard Meroles anchietae. Journal of Arid Environments, 140: 1–5
  » More info & related results
2017 Journal Article455 kb pdf
Preview
Henschel, J.R. 1990. The biology of Leucorchestris arenicola (Araneae: Heteropodidae), a burrowing spider of the Namib dunes. In: Seely, M.K. (ed). Namib Ecology, 25 Years Of Namib Research, Pp. 115–127. Transvaal Museum Monograph No. 7, Pretoria
  » More info & related results
1990 Journal Article652 kb pdf
Preview
Norgaard, T., Nilsson, D-E., Henschel, J.R., Garm, A. and Wehner, R. 2008. Vision in the nocturnal wandering spider Leucorchestris arenicola (Araneae: Sparassidae). The Journal of Experimental Biology, 211: 816-823
  » More info & related results
2008 Journal Article720 kb pdf
Preview
Henschel, J.R. 1990. Spiders wheel to escape. South African Journal of Science, 86(3): 151–152
  » More info & related results
1990 Journal Article172 kb pdf
Preview
Henschel, J.R. 1991. A trap to capture burrowing arachnids. Journal of Arachnology, 19: 150–152
  » More info & related results
1991 Journal Article121 kb pdf
Preview
Henschel, J.R. and Lubin, Y.D. 1992. Environmental factors affecting the web and activity of a psammophilous spider in the Namib Desert. Journal of Arid Environments, 22: 173–189
  » More info & related results
1992 Journal Article
Robinson, M.D. 1990. Summer field energetics of the Namib desert dune lizard Aporosaura anchietae (Lacertidae), and its relation to reproduction. Journal of Arid Environments, 18(2): 207-215
  » More info & related results
1990 Journal Article
Bristow, C.S., Duller, G.A.T. and Lancaster, N. 2007. Age and dynamics of linear dunes in the Namib Desert. Geology, 35(6): 555-558
  » More info & related results
2007 Journal Article460 kb pdf
Preview
Linear dunes, their structure, age and migration.
  » More info & related results
 Report747 kb pdf
Preview
Henschel, J.R. and Lubin, Y.D. 1997. A test of habitat selection at two spatial scales in a Sitand-Wait Predator: A web spider in the Namib Desert dunes. Journal of Animal Ecology, 66(3): 401-413
  » More info & related results
1997 Journal Article
Brain, C.K. 1960. Observations on the locomotion of the South West African adder, Bitis perinqueyi (Boulenger), with speculations on the origin of sidewinding. Annals of the Transvaal Museum, 24(1): 19-24
  » More info & related results
1960 Journal Article310 kb pdf
Preview
Stuart, C.T. 1975. Preliminary notes on the mammals of the Namib Desert Park. Madoqua, 2(4): 5-68
  » More info & related results
1975 Journal Article13.91 mb pdf
Preview
Louw, S. 1986. Periodicity in and ecological equivalence between the ground-living Tenebrioriidae (Coleoptera) in the southern Namib and Kalahari ecosystems with notes on phylogenetic relationships. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum: Researches of the National Museum, 5(12): 302-324
  » More info & related results
1986 Journal Article853 kb pdf
Preview
Holm, E. 1971. Contribution to the knowledge of the biology of the Namib Desert golden mole Eremitalpa granti namibensis Bauer and Niethammer 1959. Scientific Papers of the Namib Desert Research Station, 1971(41): 37-42
  » More info & related results
1971 Journal Article1.11 mb pdf
Preview
Curtis, B.A. 1985. Activity of the Namib Desert dune ant, Camponotus detritus. African Zoology, 20(2): 41-48
  » More info & related results
1985 Journal Article851 kb pdf
Preview
Perrin, M.R. and Boyer, D.C. 2000. Seasonal changes in the population dynamics of hairy-footed gerbils in the Namib Desert. South African Journal of Wildlife Research, 30(2): 73-84
  » More info & related results
2000 Journal Article2.08 mb pdf
Preview
Nott, K. and Savage, M.J. 1985. Variation in seasonal and diurnal leaf water potential of a Namib dune succulent. Madoqua, 14(2): 177-179
  » More info & related results
1985 Journal Article200 kb pdf
Preview
Seely, M.K. and Mitchell, D. 1987. Is the subsurface environment of the Namib Desert dunes a thermal haven for chthonic beetles? African Zoology, 22(1): 57-61
  » More info & related results
1987 Journal Article359 kb pdf
Preview
Lancaster, N. 1990. Regional aeolian dynamics in the Namib. Transvaal Museum Monographs, 7(1): 39-46
  » More info & related results
1990 Journal Article1.13 mb pdf
Preview
Livingstone, I. 1990. Desert sand dune dynamics: review and prospect. Transvaal Museum Monographs, 7(1): 47-53
  » More info & related results
1990 Journal Article1.25 mb pdf
Preview
Sobil, J.H. 1996. Dunes dune movement in the Walvis Bay area of Namibia, and implications for future land-use planning and development. PhD Thesis, University of Cape Town
  » More info & related results
1996 Thesis9.71 mb pdf
Preview
Mazor, E. 1982. Rain recharge in the Kalahari - A note on some approaches to the problem. Journal of Hydrology, 55(1-4): 137-144
  » More info & related results
1982 Journal Article
Gröngröft, A., Luther-Mosebach, J., Landschreiber, L. and Eschenbach, A. 2013. Mashare - Soils. In: Oldeland, J., Erb, C., Finckh, M. and Jürgens, N. (eds). Environmental Assessments in the Okavango Region. Biodiversity and Ecology, 5: 105-108
  » More info & related results
2013 Journal Article2.38 mb pdf
Preview
Gröngröft, A., Luther-Mosebach, J., Landschreiber, L.and Eschenbach, A. 2013. Seronga - Soils. In: Oldeland, J., Erb, C., Finckh, M. and Jürgens, N. (eds). Environmental Assessments in the Okavango Region. Biodiversity and Ecology, 5: 135-137
  » More info & related results
2013 Journal Article2.14 mb pdf
Preview

» Links to useful free software for working with shapefiles, kml and kmz files, pdf files and more.