Hot deserts : engineering, geology and geomorphology ; Engineering Group Working Party report / edited by M.J. Walker.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London : Geological Society, 2012.
Description
xiv, 424 p. : ill. (some col., 1 folded), maps (some col., 1 folded) ; 25 cm.

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Related name
Series
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Desert environments
  • Processes and landforms in deserts
  • Hazards and the desert ground model
  • Soil and rock description and characteristics
  • Desk study, remote sensing, geographical information systems and field evaluation
  • Ground investigation, testing and interpretation of results
  • Materials for construction in deserts
  • Engineering design and construction.
Other title(s)
Hot Deserts
ISBN
  • 1-78620-162-3
  • 1-5231-2204-8
LCCN
2012382039
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