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Title: City-swallowing Sand Dunes
Url: https://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2002/06dec_dunes...
Creator: Bell, Trudy E.
Publisher: United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Description: At this Science at National Aeronautics and Space Administration site, you'll learn about the physics of sand movement and the research done to understand mechanisms of dune migration. The physics and the landforms are interesting because granular materials like sand show properties of both solids and fluids, including saltation, sheet flow, and avalanches. This site provides a summary of the physics involved along with photographs of sand dunes on Mars, close-ups of sand particles, and a sand dune advancing on a town.
LC Classification: Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- By type of environment, A-Z -- Sand dunes
Science -- Physics -- Descriptive and experimental mechanics -- Fluids. Fluid mechanics -- Fluid dynamics. Hydrodynamics -- Addresses, essays, lectures
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Physics
Science -- Geology
Key Concept: Physics -- Fluids
Physics -- Quantum mechanics
Geology -- Mass movement
Resource Type: Reference Material
Audio/Visual -- Sound
Format: Audio -- MP3
Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Education Level: High School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
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