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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The Kern River, California: A Story of Uplift, Incision, and Flood Control
Natalie Bursztyn, Utah State University
Within Kern County, the present day Kern River is an example of two distinct river environments. In the Sierra Nevada, the Kern River is in a classic V-shaped canyon (Fig. 1) as it erodes towards base level. In ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landscape Evolution, Landforms/Processes:Fluvial, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Arid Region Geomorphology
Vignette Type: Stratigraphy, Chronology

Using geomorphology to determine tectonic slip at Wallace Creek
Sarah Robinson, Arizona State University
The Carrizo Plain along the San Andreas fault in California is world-famous for its dramatic offset features. Sag ponds, linear ridges, beheaded channels and scarps define the landscape along the fault (Vedder and ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landscape Evolution, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Geomorphology:Dating and Rates, Tectonic Geomorphology, Arid Region Geomorphology
Vignette Type: Chronology