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Geomorphology Vignettes

These illustrated essays have been contributed by participants in the Teaching Geomorphology in the 21st Century workshop in 2008. The vignettes are drafts that are being written and revised by the participants and are not finished products.


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Arid region alluvial fan development: A soil-geomorphology investigation
Amy Brock, Western Illinois University
Amy Brock Western Illinois University Location Continent: North America Country: Unites States of America State/Province: Nevada Town/City: Hiko UTM coordinates and datum: none Setting Climate Setting: Arid ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Weathering/Soils, Landscape Evolution, Landforms/Processes, Arid Region Geomorphology, Dating and Rates
Vignette Type: Chronology, Process

Legacy of Hydraulic Gold Mining in California - A New Look at a Classic Problem in Geomorphology
Michael Singer, University of St Andrews
[link mailto: michael.singer@st-andrews.ac.uk 'Michael Singer'] Location Continent: North America Country: USA State: California UTM coordinates and datum: none Setting Climate Setting: Semi-Arid ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landscape Evolution, Dating and Rates, Landforms/Processes:Fluvial, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:GIS/Mapping/Field Techniques
Vignette Type: Chronology, Stratigraphy, Process

Landsliding in NW Washington - Tectonics, Bedrock, Mass Wasting, Stream Aggradation, Flooding and Asbestos Exposure
Scott Linneman, Western Washington University
Scott Linneman Western Washington University Location Continent: North America Country: USA State/Province: Washington City/Town: Everson, Nooksack UTM coordinates and datum: none Setting Climate Setting: Humid ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Weathering/Soils, Geomorphology as applied to other disciplines, Landforms/Processes:Mass Movement, Hillslopes, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:GIS/Mapping/Field Techniques, Landforms/Processes:Fluvial, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Dating and Rates
Vignette Type: Stratigraphy, Process, Chronology

Glacial River Warren and the retreat of St. Anthony Falls
Tom Hickson, University of St. Thomas (MN)
Thomas Hickson University of St. Thomas Location Continent: North America Country: United States State: Minnesota City: Minneapolis/St. Paul UTM coordinates and datum: none Setting Climate Setting: Humid Tectonic ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landscape Evolution, Landforms/Processes:Glacial/Periglacial, Fluvial, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Dating and Rates, Climate/Paleoclimate
Vignette Type: Chronology

Megathrust earthquakes, coastal uplift, and emergent marine terraces of Costa Rica's Nicoya Peninsula
Jeff Marshall, California State Polytechnic University-Pomona
Jeff Marshall Cal Poly Pomona University Location Continent: Central America Country: Costa Rica State/Province: Nicoya Peninsula City/Town: UTM coordinates and datum: none Setting Climate Setting: Tropical ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Geomorphology as applied to other disciplines, Landscape Evolution, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Earthquakes, Coastal Hazards:Tsunami, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Hazards, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Coastal-zone, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Tectonic Geomorphology, Dating and Rates
Vignette Type: Process, Chronology

Floodplain Formation and Environmental Change in the Cape Region, South Africa
Bodo Damm
Key words: Floodplain formation, fluvial geomorphology, sediment archives, environmental change, Late Holocene, Gourits River basin During the last decades significant rainfall events resulted in widespread and ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Fluvial, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Dating and Rates, Landforms/Processes
Vignette Type: Chronology, Process

Quantification of sediment storage and flux in an alpine basin (Reintal, Bavarian Alps, Germany)
Joachim Goetz; Martin Geilhausen
This vignette deals with the quantification of sediment storage and sediment input and exemplifies how sediment is transferred through an alpine catchment system (Reintal, Bavarian Alps). The Reintal valley is ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Hillslopes, Fluvial, Mass Movement, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landscape Evolution, Modeling/Physical Experiments, GIS/Mapping/Field Techniques, Landforms/Processes, Dating and Rates
Vignette Type: Process, Computation, Chronology, Stratigraphy

Time evolution of soils
Anthony Dosseto
Soils are vital for the sustainability of ecosystems and human societies (e.g. (Montgomery, 2007)), and therefore it is important to understand how their rates of production and erosion are balanced. Furthermore, ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Hillslopes, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Weathering/Soils, Dating and Rates, Landforms/Processes
Vignette Type: Process, Chronology

Links between climate change, vegetation and erosion in Australia during the last 100,000 years
Anthony Dosseto
In an era where climate is changing rapidly under the influence of human activity, there is an increasing need to understand how soil and water resources will cope with these changes. While past variations in ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes, Landscape Evolution, Weathering/Soils, Dating and Rates, Landforms/Processes:Fluvial, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Climate/Paleoclimate
Vignette Type: Chronology

Regional trends in desert dune morphology and orientation: Examples from the Australian deserts
Kathryn Fitzsimmons
Dunes are the major landforms within the desert regions of the world, owing largely to the dominance of wind over water as a geomorphic agent in the arid zone. Linear dunes, which form parallel to the resultant ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Climate/Paleoclimate, Landscape Evolution, Arid Region Geomorphology, Dating and Rates
Vignette Type: Chronology, Process

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