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Title: Sound-Producing Sand Avalanches PDF
Url: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~nori/booming_sand.html
Creator: Bretz, Michael
Nori, Franco
Sholtz, Paul
Publisher: University of Michigan. Dept. of Physics
Description: This site presents an analysis of the theories and experiments done so far on sound-producing (e.g., roaring, booming) sand avalanches. Several reference articles are cited, and a link to the summary of an article, "Booming Sand", in Scientific American volume 277, number 3, is provided. An on site version of another article, "Sound Producing Sand Avalanches", in Contemporary Physics, volume 38, number 5, is also presented in three different formats: PDF, HTML, and Postscript Preprint.The other main features of this site are sound recordings of booming sand, compressed squeaking sand, and croaking sand, as well as, and images and micrographs of booming dunes.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Geology. Mineralogy. Paleontology -- Special topics, A-Z -- Landslides. Avalanches
Science -- Physics -- Acoustics. Sound -- Periodicals, societies, congresses, serial publications
Science -- Physics -- Periodicals, societies, congresses, serial publications
Science -- Physics -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Physics
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Geology
Science -- Physical sciences
Resource Type: Reference Material
Audio/Visual -- Graph
Audio/Visual -- Image/Image Set
Reference Material -- Bibliography
Format: Document -- PDF
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Education Level: High School
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
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