Hillslope Processes: Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium 16, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Hillslope Processes

Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium 16, 1st Edition

Edited by A.D. Abrahams


430 pages

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This book, first published in 1986, collects the articles presented to the 16th Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium and is a ground-breaking work in the study of hillslope processes. Hillslope processes are studied in a variety of disciplines other than geomorphology, such as hydrology, pedology, agricultural engineering, civil engineering and engineering geology – the study is truly an interdisciplinary science.

Table of Contents

Part 1. General 1. Rates of Surface Processes and Denudation Anthony Young and Ian Saunders Part 2. Hydraulic Processes 2. Evaluation of Horton’s Theory of Sheetwash and Rill Erosion on the Basis of Field Experiments Thomas Dunne and Brian F. Aubry 3. Erosion Processes and Sediment Properties for Agricultural Cropland L.D. Meyer 4. Plant Cover Effects on Hillslope Runoff and Erosion: Evidence from Two Laboratory Experiments R.P.C. Morgan, H.J. Finney, H. Lavee, Elaine Merritt and Christine A. Noble 5. Sediment Movement in Ephemeral Streams on Mountain Slopes, Canadian Rocky Mountains James S. Gardner 6. Sediment Movement and Storage on Alpine Slopes in the Colorado Rocky Mountains T. Nelson Caine 7. Solute Movement on Hillslopes in the Alpine Environment of the Colorado Front Range John C. Dixon 8. Hillslope Hydrology Models for Forecasting in Ungauged Watersheds M.G Anderson and S. Howes 9. Hillslope Runoff Processes and Flood Frequency Characteristics Keith Beven 10. A Two-Dimensional Simulation Model for Slope and Stream Evolution M.J. Kirkby Part 3. Gravitational Processes 11. Controls on the Form and Development of Rock Slopes in Fold Terrane B.P. Moon 12. Influence of Scree Accumulation and Weathering on the Development of Steep Mountain Slopes I. Statham and S.C. Francis 13. Flow Behaviour of Channelized Debris Flows, Mount St Helens, Washington Thomas C. Pierson 14. Dynamics of Slow Landslides: A Theory for Time-Dependent Behaviour Richard M. Iverson 15. The Morphology and Mechanics of Large-Scale Slope Movement, With Particular Reference to Southwest British Columbia Michael J. Bovis 16. Processes Leading to Landslides in Clay Slopes: A Review R.J. Chandler 17. Hollows, Colluvium and Landslides in Soil-Mantled Landscapes William E. Dietrich, Cathy J. Wilson and Steven L. Reneau 18. Relative Slope-Stability Mapping and Land-Use Planning in the San Francisco Bay Region, California Tor H. Nilsen

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A.D. Abrahams

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Routledge Library Editions: Geology

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography