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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Clearcutting and Erosion in New England - the Photographic and Stratigraphic Record
Paul Bierman, University of Vermont and State Agricultural College
Paul Bierman Professor of Geology and Natural Resources, University of Vermont Location Continent: North America Country: United States of America State/Province: Vermont City/Town: Huntington, Tunbridge UTM ...
Vignette Type: Stratigraphy, Process, Chronology, Computation
The Many Expressions of a New England Formation
Lindley Hanson, Salem State University
Lindley Hanson Salem State College Location Continent: North America Country: United States of America Region: New England Province, with a local focus on Central Maine UTM coordinates and datum: none Setting ...
Vignette Type: Process, Stratigraphy
Soil Geomorphology and Landscape Modeling in South-Central Minnesota
Holly Dolliver, University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Holly A.S. Dolliver University of Wisconsin- River Falls Location Continent: North America Country: United States of America State: Minnesota City/Town: Waseca UTM coordinates and datum: none Setting Climate ...
Vignette Type: Process
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 ...
Vignette Type: Chronology, Process
Löess, Soil Development, and Glaciation of the Mississippi Valley
Donald Rodbell, Union College (Lincoln, NE)
Donald T. Rodbell Union College Location Continent: North America Country: United States of America State/Province: Tennessee City/Town: various UTM coordinates and datum: none Setting Climate Setting: Humid ...
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 ...
Vignette Type: Stratigraphy, Process, Chronology
Time evolution of soils
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, ...
Vignette Type: Process, Chronology
Links between climate change, vegetation and erosion in Australia during the last 100,000 years
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 ...
Vignette Type: Chronology
Reconstructing Late Quaternary paleoenvironments in the eastern Bolivian lowlands approaches and results.
The reconstruction of present and past environmental dynamics is a key issue in the ongoing discussion of global change. In South America for a long time most paleoenvironmental and paleoclimate studies came from ...
Vignette Type: Stratigraphy
Native animals and the formation of healthy soils
Soil is an important resource on which most of the world's production depends. Soil is not an inert medium; it is a living and breathing ecosystem made up of water, air and organic material. Soil provides the ...
Vignette Type: Process