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Climate change to put dunes on the move

( —The instability of coastal sand dunes – already an issue for Adelaide's suburban beaches – is likely to worsen as sea levels rise with global warming, according to Flinders University Professor Patrick Hesp.

dateJun 20, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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NASA image: Giant landform on Mars

( —Sandy landforms formed by the wind, or aeolian bedforms, are classified by the wavelength—or length—between crests. On Mars, we can observe four classes of bedforms (in order of increasing wavelengths): ...

dateJun 06, 2014 in Space Exploration
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