Chapter 6. Wind Erosion Processes

  1. Martin Evans and
  2. Jeff Warburton

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470798003.ch6

Geomorphology of Upland Peat: Erosion, Form and Landscape Change

Geomorphology of Upland Peat: Erosion, Form and Landscape Change

How to Cite

Evans, M. and Warburton, J. (2007) Wind Erosion Processes, in Geomorphology of Upland Peat: Erosion, Form and Landscape Change, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470798003.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405115070

Online ISBN: 9780470798003

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Keywords:

  • wind erosion;
  • loose surface material;
  • geological material;
  • bulk density;
  • typically saturated peat

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The General Significance of Wind Erosion in Upland Peatlands

  • Mechanisms and Processes of Wind Erosion

  • Direct Measurements of Wind Erosion of Peat

  • Significance of Dry Conditions and Drought for Wind Erosion

  • Conclusions