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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Effects of urbanization on stream channel geometry in the Illinois River watershed in Northwest Arkansas
Amanda Keen-Zebert
The land-use changes associated with urbanization have a range of critical impacts on watersheds, stream geomorphology, and habitat. Much of the thinking about how streams respond to urbanization proliferating ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Fluvial, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes, GIS/Mapping/Field Techniques
Vignette Type: Process, Stratigraphy

Knickpoint migration and landscape evolution, Cullasaja River Basin, North Carolina
Sean Gallen, North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Introduction: Localized high topographic relief, steep slopes, and frequent mass wasting features commonly associated with tectonically active settings characterize the landscapes of the southern ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Hillslopes, Mass Movement, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landscape Evolution, Landforms/Processes, Landforms/Processes:Fluvial, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:GIS/Mapping/Field Techniques
Vignette Type: Process

High resolution aerial imagery from an unmanned helicopter for mapping fluvial substrate size in Chile
Amy Woodget
OverviewThis research presents some initial outputs of an on-going study which aims to map fluvial substrate size distributions on the San Pedro River in Chile using very high resolution remote sensing imagery, ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:GIS/Mapping/Field Techniques, Landforms/Processes:Fluvial, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes

Application of remote sensing in geomorphology
Remote sensing is the observation of surfaces or objects while not being in direct contact with them. By this definition, cameras are remote sensors, observing the environment around us but not requiring us to ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:GIS/Mapping/Field Techniques

Volcanic History and Cinder Cone Erosion at Newberry Volcano, Oregon
Steve Taylor
Surface landforms result from a balance of constructional and erosional processes operating at geological time scales of 102 to 105 years. The landscape evolves over time as masses of earth material are transferred ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Volcanoes, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landscape Evolution, Geomorphology as applied to other disciplines, GIS/Mapping/Field Techniques, Landforms/Processes, Dating and Rates
Vignette Type: Chronology, Computation

Cold climate conditions as a driver of alluvial fan deposition in the Lost River Range, Idaho, USA
Megan Kenworthy, Center for Ecohydraulics Research, University of Idaho, Boise
Numerous large alluvial fans sit along the western front of the Lost River Range (LRR) in east-central Idaho, USA (Figure 1). These alluvial fans form where streams exit confined basins within the mountain range, ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Fluvial, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:GIS/Mapping/Field Techniques, Landforms/Processes:Glacial/Periglacial, Hillslopes, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes, Dating and Rates, Climate/Paleoclimate
Vignette Type: Chronology, Stratigraphy

Understanding the pattern of glaciations of Shaluli Shan in the southeastern Tibetan Plateau by using geomorphological mapping
Ping Fu
Geomorphological mapping at a large scale is a powerful tool in understanding the paleoglaciology of northern hemispheric ice sheets, and has recently been used in reconstructing the paleoglaciation of the ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes, GIS/Mapping/Field Techniques, Climate/Paleoclimate
Vignette Type: Process

Suspended sediment yield from an Alpine proglacial zone - quantification and controls
Martin Geilhausen, Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Proglacial zones are newly-formed landscapes in transition from glacial to non-glacial conditions which are located in front of or just beyond the outer limits of glaciers. In the context of climate change and ...

Subject: Geomorphology: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Fluvial, Glacial/Periglacial, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes, GIS/Mapping/Field Techniques
Vignette Type: Process, Computation

A 54-year record of sediment yield linked with proglacial sedimentary dynamics
Martin Geilhausen, Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Proglacial zones are newly formed landscapes in front of or just beyond the outer limits of glaciers (fig. 1). They are out of equilibrium with the current climate and therefore highly sensitive to climate change. ...

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

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