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Slope morphology.

Stanley Alfred Schumm

Slope morphology.

Edited by Stanley A. Schumm and M. Paul Mosley.

by Stanley Alfred Schumm

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Published by Dowden, Hutchinson & Ross in Stroudsburg, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Slopes (Physical geography)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesBenchmark papers in geology
    ContributionsMosley, M. Paul
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB406 S39
    The Physical Object
    Pagination454p.
    Number of Pages454
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19266017M

    The erosional surface modified the pre-existing slope morphology and created a broad ramp on the middle to lower slope. The steep, upper portion of the ramp created a bypass zone that persisted for millions of years and likely restricted the accumulation of gravity-flow deposits to areas farther seaward. The terms river morphology and its synonym stream morphology are used to describe the shapes of river channels and how they change in shape and direction over time. The morphology of a river channel is a function of a number of processes and environmental conditions, including the composition and erodibility of the bed and banks (e.g., sand, clay, bedrock); erosion comes from the power and Bedforms: Ait, Antidune, Dune, Current ripple.

    plains. They are braided, meandering and straight. River morphology is explained by channel patterns and channel forms, and is decided by such factors as discharge, water surface slope, water velocity, depth and width of the channel, and river bed materials, etc. These factors are not independent but inter-related to each other. 2. Channel File Size: KB.   The study examines the aspects of slope morphology that influence agricultural production and how the inhabitations react to slope elements (gradient, soil, climate and altitude) in .

    What is Morphology? is a concise and critical introduction to the central ideas of morphology that equips readers with the skills to analyze a wealth of classic morphological issues. Provides a concise and critical introduction to the central ideas and perennial problems of morphology. Familiarizes the reader with the importance of morphology as a subject of research/5. Slope Movement Types and Processes DavidJ. Varnes (in pocket in back of book); an abbreyiated version is shown in Figure Of course, the type of both movement and of movement, material, morphology, and other attributes that may be required to characterize types .


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Slope morphology by Stanley Alfred Schumm Download PDF EPUB FB2

Other factors influencing slope morphology. Geology: Slope composition and structure controls the detachability of Slope morphology. book material by a particular process. Rock. Most modern carbonate slopes are characterized by a distinctive morphology that can generally be broken up into four zones.

Platform Edge: This portion consists of a sediment wedge and is located in shallower water, behind areas of deep reef reefs are dissected by a series of sediment chutes that extend to an escarpment further wedge consists of sand sized.

Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Schumm, Stanley Alfred, Slope morphology. Stroudsburg, Pa., Dowden, Hutchinson & Ross [].

The continental shelf is divided into areas of same geomorphic characteristics, considering bottom rugosity, bed forms, and facies. Morphology has an intrinsic relationship with sedimentary facies. Carbonate bottoms tend to be rougher and are better at preserving paleochannels, while Slope morphology.

book sediments provide a smoother morphology. slope morphology Hangmorphologie f. Applied River Morphology is not the only river morphology book you will need, but it is the only one you will refer to again and again, on every project.

This book is even enjoyable to read through and look at the photos and sketches during non-work by: Factors that Influence the Slope Development.

ADVERTISEMENTS: The factors influencing slope development are numerous. Lithology, tectonic characteristics and age of rocks form one set of important factors. Climate and its change constitute another.

Tectonic movements and eustatic change of sea level are highly important. Slope morphology or surface topography greatly affects the stability of slopes with regard to both surficial erosion and mass wasting. Topographic parameters normally considered in estimating soil erosion losses and calculating short-term mass stability include inclination and length of slope.

This is an updated and substantially revised edition of Peter Matthews's well-known Morphology, first published in It includes chapters on inflectional and lexical morphology, derivational processes and productivity, compounds, paradigms, and much new material on markedness and other aspects of iconicity.

As in the first edition, the theoretical discussion is eclectic and critical: its 5/5(1). morphology 3 1. The goal of the book: Definitions of some important linguistic concepts 3 2. The theoretical framework of the book: Meaning-Text Theory 4 3.

Characteristics of the linguistic definitions proposed 11 Substantive aspect of the definitions 12 Formal aspect of the definitions 16 4. Intermediate concepts used in this book 18 Size: 3MB. Geomorphology (from Ancient Greek: γῆ, gê, "earth"; μορφή, morphḗ, "form"; and λόγος, lógos, "study") is the scientific study of the origin and evolution of topographic and bathymetric features created by physical, chemical or biological processes operating at or near the Earth's surface.

Geomorphologists seek to understand why landscapes look the way they do, to understand. Factors That Control Slope Stability Mass wasting happens because tectonic processes have created uplift.

Erosion, driven by gravity, is the inevitable response to that uplift, and various types of erosion, including mass wasting, have created slopes in the uplifted : Steven Earle. Introducing Morphology Morphology is the study of how words are put together. A lively introduction to the subject, this textbook is intended for undergraduates with relatively little background in linguistics.

Providing data from a wide variety of languages, it includes hands-on activities such asFile Size: 2MB. The book introduces both natural and man-made slopes, the nature of soils and rocks, geomorphology, geology, and the aims of slope analysis.

These topics are followed by chapters about stress and strain, shear strength of rock and soils, and progressive failure of Edition: 1. This opening chapter provides an overview of the aims, structure, and contents of the volume.

It ties together the individual chapters by identifying common themes that run through the various theories of morphology presented in the volume.

These are the place of morphology in the architecture of language, the degree to which it is independent from other components of the grammar, the basic. Get this from a library. Fortschritte der internationalen Hangforschung = Avancement, sur le plan international, des recherches concernant l'évolution des versants = International advancement in research on slope morphology.

[P Birot; International Geographical Union. Commission pour l'Etude de l'Evolution des Versants.;]. Highlights Terrestrial gullies provide a useful benchmark to compare martian gully forms against. Gully morphology greatly influenced by thickness of erodable slope material.

Constant martian gully down channel slope suggest gullies have not eroded to underlying bedrock. Bedrock exposures in dry flows and Lake George have influenced slope and morphology. Interpretation of gully forms should be Cited by: The content of this book includes slope-deformation characterization using morphology and evolution, mechanical behaviour of the material, modes of failure and collapse, influence of lithology and structural features, and the role played by controlling factors.

These contributions highlight the controls of slope morphology on patterns of both sedimentation and erosion. Many of the papers also highlight the influence of pre-existing seafloor relief on confining sediment-gravity flows specific transport pathways, thereby affecting subsequent evolution of.

Coastal Geomorphology, Second Edition is a comprehensive and systematic introduction to this subject and demonstrates the dynamic nature of coastal landforms, providing a background for analytical planning and management strategies in coastal areas that are subject to continuing changes.

This introductory textbook has been completely revised and updated, and is accompanied by a website Cited by:. This is an updated and substantially revised edition of Peter Matthews's well-known Morphology, first published in It includes chapters on inflectional and lexical morphology, derivational processes and productivity, compounds, paradigms, and much new material on markedness and other aspects of Cited by: The angle of repose, or critical angle of repose, of a granular material is the steepest angle of descent or dip relative to the horizontal plane to which a material can be piled without slumping.

At this angle, the material on the slope face is on the verge of sliding. The angle of repose can range from 0° to 90°. The morphology of the material affects the angle of repose; smooth, rounded.The relative rates of processes (e.g.

rate of uplift vs rate of denudation) controls landscape morphology () Lester King worked largely in South Africa. Published Canons of Landscape Evolution () in which he discussed the roles of process, time, and structure in .