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Deserts of the world; an appraisal of research into their physical and biological environments. Edited by William G. McGinnies, Bram J. Goldman [and] Patricia Paylore.

; Goldman, Bram J ; Paylore, Patricia ; University of Arizona. Office of Arid Lands Studies ; United States. Army Research Office
[Tucson] University of Arizona Press [1968] .
ISBN 0816501815, 9780816501816

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Other Authors Goldman, Bram J.
McGinnies, William Grovenor, 1899-1990.
Paylore, Patricia.
United States. Army Research Office.
University of Arizona. Office of Arid Lands Studies.
Subjects Deserts -- Research.
Déserts -- Recherche.
Description xxviii, 788 pages illustrations, color maps 29 cm
Copyright Date [1968]
Notes A revision of material originally prepared as the result of the project, "An inventory of geographical research on desert environment," which the Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona, undertook in 1964 with the assistance of a contract from the U.S. Army Research Office.
Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Contents Introduction / Staff, Office of Arid Lands Studies, University of Arizona -- Appraisal of Research on Weather and Climate of Desert Environments / Clayton H. Reitan and Christine R. Green -- Appraisal of Research on Geomorphology and Surface Hydrology of Desert / Lawrence K. Lustig -- Appraisal of Research on Surface Materials of Desert Environments / Harold E. Dregne -- Appraisal of Research on Vegetation of Desert Environments / William G. McGinnies -- Appraisal of Research on Fauna of Desert Environments / Charles H. Lowe -- Appraisal of Research on Desert Coastal Zones / Joseph F. Schreiber Jr. -- Appendix: General Summary of the State of Research on Ground-Water Hydrology in Desert Environments / Eugene S. Simpson.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)704
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