Chapter: Chapter 18: Eolian Processes and Landforms
Annotated Web Links
An internet resource detailing desert environments in North America, including
information about plant and animal life, the geology of deserts in North America, and the
people and cultures that called the desert home.
This internet resource details the different regions in which deserts form, such as arid,
coastal, cold, and hot and dry deserts.
From the United States Military, this website provides information on identifying dune
patterns and their associated processes.
This website provides information on the formation of the sand dunes associated with
Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado. The website details the formation of the
tallest sand dunes in North America as well as the cultural influences of these features.
A tutorial on the geology of sand dunes, including what sand is, how it is transported, and
how it accumulates in different environments.
Information and animations provided by the National Aeronautic and Space
Administration on the factors that contributed to the Dust Bowl of the 1930s throughout
the central United States.