A comment on "A note on the characteristics and possible origins of desert varnishes from southwest Morocco' by Drs. Smith and Whalley

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Abstract

Queries the discussion of the origins of "desert varnishes', with particular reference to manganese-rich conditions. The case for a biotic model of varnish development is proposed and illustrated as opposed to the abiotic model put forward by Smith and Whalley. -Author

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEarth Surface Processes & Landforms
Pages167-170
Number of pages4
Volume14
Edition2
StatePublished - 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)
  • Environmental Science(all)

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