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Biogeomorphology, Terrestrial and Freshwater Systems: Proceedings of the 26th Binghamton Symposium in Geomorphology, October 1995


Edited By: CR Hupp, WR Osterkamp and AD Howard

347 pages, B/w figs, tabs


Hardback | Dec 1995 | #51015 | ISBN: 0444818677
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Reprinted from Geomorphology, Volume 13 (1-4). Biogeomorphology is a relatively new term referring to relations between the biota and geomorphic form and process. This is among the first books to approach this subject. Most of the articles relate vegetation to fluvial geomorphology, erosion, and sedimentation. Geographically the papers range from arid areas in the American Southwest and Israel to the new world tropics. Most articles, however, are concerned with temperate areas of North America and Western Europe.


Little River revisited - 35 years after Hack and Goodlett, W.R. Osterkamp et al; ecological perspectives on rock surface weathering - towards a conceptual model, H. Viles; effects of vegetation change on interrill runoff and erosion, Walnut Gulch, southern Arizona, A.D. Abrahams et al; interactions between semi-natural vegetation and hydrogeomorphological processes, A.M Gurnell and K.J. Gregory; flow resistance and sediment transport by concentrated overland flow in a grassland valley, I.P. Prosser et al; short and long term effects of bioturbation on soil erosion, water resources and soil development in an arid environment, A. Yair; geobotanical assessment in the Great Plains, Rocky Mountains and Himalaya, J.R. Shroder, Jr. and M.P. Bishop; channel metamorphosis, floodplain disturbance and vegetation development - Ain River, France, R.A. Marston et al; large woody debris, physical process and riparian forest development in montane river networks of the Pacific Northwest, K.L. Fetherston et al; river stabilization due to changing climate and vegetation during the late Quaternary in western Tasmania, Australia, G.C. Nanson et al; mapping the response of riparian vegetation to possible flow reductions in the Snake River, Idaho, W.C. Johnson et al; woody vegetation and channel morphogenesis on low-gradient, gravel-bed streams in the Ozark Plateaus, Missouri and Arkansas, R. McKenney et al; geomorphology, disturbance and the soil and vegetation of two subtropical wet steepland watersheds of Puerto Rico, F.N. Scatena and A.E. Lugo; spatial patterns of hydrology, geomorphology and vegetation on the floodplain of the Amazon River in Brazil from a remote sensing perspective, L.A.K. Mertes et al; the cow as a geomorphic agent - a critical review, S.W. Trimble and A.C. Mendel; sedimentation rates and patterns in beaver ponds in a mountain environment, D.R. Butler and G.P. Malanson; a recent downward expansion of shoreline shrubs at Lake Bienville (subarctic Quebec), Y. Begin and L. Filion; geomorphological controls on coastal vegetation at the Virginia Coast Reserve, B.P. Hayden et al; how does floodplain width affect floodplain river ecology? a preliminary exploration using simulations, M.E. Power et al; modelling the links between vegetation and landforms, M. Kirkby; biogeomorphology and landscape evolution - the problem of scale, J.D. Phillips.

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