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- adjective of, or relating to the
- adjective geology
carried, depositedor erodedby the wind.
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- adjective of or relating to Aeolis or its ancient Greek people
- noun a member of one of four linguistic divisions of the prehistoric Greeks
- noun the ancient Greek inhabitants of Aeolia
- adjective of or pertaining to Aeolus, the Greek god of the winds; relating to or caused by the wind
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A cluster of blossoms, when the wind stirs them, shake out a kind of aeolian melody, and it was that which so entranced Ala a few moments ago.
Lori's primary research interests include aeolian geomorphology -- how wind shapes a planetary surface -- for both Mars and the Earth, recent and ongoing climate changes, and the mobility of wind-blown sand and dust.
If you click on the link to see the whole image which I recommend you'll see much more of that gray material -- I just pulled out the part of the image that has aeolian features in it.
It shows some old eroded aeolian "aeolian" = wind-formed features that may have once been either dunes or ripples.
His main research focus is on aeolian geomorphology, the movement of sediment by the wind and the resulting landforms produced.
Among my interests are self-playing instruments like wind chimes, aeolian harps, player pianos and music boxes.
Short-term effects of aeolian sand and dust, Yamal Region, northwest Siberia, Russia.
The origin of the shallows is a combination of ongoing aeolian transport from the desert on top of alluvium from relict estuaries which nourishes the 3,100 ha of mangrove swamp.
How about gouging deep canyons, which are graded, arranged, oriented, networked and coated with the binding agent in such a way as to enable strong, steady wind currents flowing through this bifurcated aeolian-shed?
One reason is to avoid rupturing the vegetation mat and exposing the fine-grained sand and loess beneath, which are prone to aeolian erosion, another is reduced forage quality.