Vignettes

Vignettes are stand-alone, illustrated electronic case studies that teach about geomorphology, surface processes, and/or Quaternary history. Vignettes can be used alone or in combination with the "Key Concepts in Geomorphology", the first in a new generation of textbooks. Vignettes allow faculty to customize the learning resources they offer students to enrich and personalize student learning experiences.



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Analysis of the Sheik 'Abd el-Qurna Landslide, Luxor, Egypt
Briget Doyle, College of Charleston
Briget Doyle College of Charleston Location Continent: Africa Country: Egypt State/Province: City/Town: Luxor UTM coordinates and datum: WGS 1984 UTM Zone 36N Setting Climate Setting: Arid Tectonic setting: ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Arid Region Geomorphology, Modeling/Physical Experiments, Landforms/Processes:Mass Movement
Vignette Type: Chronology, Stratigraphy, Process

Debris slides and flows in the Southern Appalachians - Historical, Process, and Environmental Geomorphology
G Michael Clark, University of Tennessee, The
G. Michael Clark The University of Tennessee at Knoxville Location Continent: North America Country: USA State/Province: Tennessee/North Carolina City/Town: UTM coordinates and datum: Regional area is centered ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Hillslopes, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Geomorphology as applied to other disciplines
Vignette Type: Process

River Knickpoints: Distinguishing Between Mobile and Fixed Steps in River Channels
Ben Crosby, Idaho State University
Benjamin Crosby Idaho State University Location Continent: South Pacific Country: New Zealand State/Province: North Island City/Town: Gisborne UTM coordinates and datum: none Setting Climate Setting: Humid ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Fluvial, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landscape Evolution
Vignette Type: Process

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

Sediment transport and channel form in gravel-bed river meanders
Jordan Clayton, Georgia State University
Jordan Clayton Georgia State University Location Continent: North America Country: USA State/Province: Colorado City/Town: Rocky Mountain National Park UTM coordinates and datum: none Setting Climate Setting: ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Fluvial
Vignette Type: Process

The Sandstone Pavement Pine Barren of Northeastern New York: A Legacy of Fire and Ice
David Franzi, SUNY College at Plattsburgh
David Franzi SUNY Plattsburgh Location Continent: North America Country: USA State/Province: New York City/Town: UTM coordinates and datum: none Setting Climate Setting: Humid Tectonic setting: Craton Type: ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Geomorphology as applied to other disciplines, Landscape Evolution, Landforms/Processes:Glacial/Periglacial
Vignette Type: Process

Ocean to Ice Cap: Photo Essay
Christine Massey, University of Vermont and State Agricultural College
Attached is a series of photographs showing a traverse of the Greenland ice sheet from its western margin at sea level, near Kangerlussuaq (formerly Sonderstrom Fjord), to the summit station at 3207m high. The ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Climate/Paleoclimate, Landforms/Processes:Glacial/Periglacial
Vignette Type: Process

Glacier lake outburst cascades and backwater lake formations in the Hindukush Mountains
Lasafam Iturrizaga
Glacier lake outburst floods in the Hindukush-Karakoram Mountains are among the most important types of current geomorphological processes below an altitude of 4500 m. Since 1826, at least 35 glacier lake ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Floods/Fluvial Processes, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Glacial/Periglacial
Vignette Type: Process

Long-term Coastline Evolution under Anthropogenic Impacts in the Bay of Varna (Bulgarian Black Sea Coast)
Atanas Palazov
The Bulgarian Black Sea coast is 412 km long (Stanchev, 2009) and embraces the territory between cape Sivriburun (the border with Romania) on the North and Rezovska River mouth (the border with Turkey) on the South ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Coastal-zone, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes
Vignette Type: Chronology, Process

Flood-prone Low-lying Territories along the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast
Atanas Palazov
Over recent decades the increased frequency of natural hazards resulting from global climate change has become one of the most severe problems affecting sustainability of costal zones. In particular, low-lying ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Coastal-zone, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Floods/Fluvial Processes, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:GIS/Mapping/Field Techniques
Vignette Type: Chronology, Process