Deserts as Natural Systems:
- Systems in physical geography: systems concepts and their application to the development of desert landscapes
- Inputs, outputs, energy, stores/components, flows/transfers, positive/negative feedbacks and dynamic equilibrium
- The concepts of landform and landscape, and how related landforms combine to form characteristic landscapes
- The global distribution of mid + low latitude deserts and their margins (arid and semi-arid)
- Characteristics of hot desert environments and their margins: climate, soils, vegetation (and their interaction)
- Water balance and aridity index
- The causes of aridity: atmospheric processes relating to pressure, winds, continentality, relief and cold ocean currents
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