Climate Change in Deserts: Past, Present and Future

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"This book reconstructs climatic changes in deserts and their margins at a variety of scales in space and time. It draws upon evidence from land and sea, including desert dunes, wind-blown dust, river and lake sediments, glacial moraines, plant and animal fossils, isotope geochemistry, speleothems, soils, and prehistoric archaeology. The book summarises the Cenozoic evolution of the major deserts of the Americas, Eurasia, Africa and Australia and the causes of historic floods and droughts. The book then considers the causes ...

Climate Change in Deserts: Past, Present and Future 2014, Cambridge University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9781107016910

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