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Some aspects of transgressive dunefield and transverse dune geomorphology and dynamics, south coast, South Africa in Coasts : erosion and sedimentation.

Auteurs :
HESP, P.
ILLENBERGER, W.
RUST, I.
Mc LACHLAN, A.
HYDE, R.

Description :
On the South African south coast, transgressive dunefields are the dominant dune complex. The aerodynamics and sand transport of one small (1 m high) transverse dune were examined on a tabular dunefield. The point where sand movement is initiated moves upwind and downslope as wind velocities increase, sand transport rates are at a maximum on the mid to upper stoss slope, and flow saturation may be significant at high wind speeds. The implications for transverse dune equilibrium profile development is discussed.


Type de document :
Article de périodique

Source :
Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie. Supplementband, issn : 0044-2798, 1989, n°. 73, p. 111-123, Références bibliographiques : 32 réf.

Date :
1989

Editeur :
Pays édition : Allemagne, Berlin ; Stuttgart, Borntraeger

Langue :
Anglais
Droits :
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