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Synonyms for geomorphology

the branch of geology that studies the characteristics and configuration and evolution of rocks and land forms

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Proceedings of the 15th Annual Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium.
Following Nittel's chapter on the hydrology and geomorphology of the Fotscher Valley, Kerschner considers glacier extent during the Late Glacial in the valley and its surroundings.
Indian Remote Sensing System Linear Imaging Self-scanning Sensor III (IRS-1D LISS III) satellite imagery (April 2006) was used to prepare the geomorphology, soil, lineament, drainage density and landuse maps.
Riparian zones are influenced by, and influence, relationships between temporal and spatial patterns of hydrology, geomorphology (Naiman and Decamps, 1997; Nilsson and Svedmark, 2002; Baker and Wiley, 2004), succession of plants, and aquatic ecosystems (Gregory et al.
The prime objective of the project involves generation of updated information on various parameters which include Settlements and Transport network, Climate, Drainage and surface water resources, Land use/ land cover, slope, Lithology and Structure, Geomorphology, Ground water resources for the entire study area.
Dennis, who lives nearby, said: "I did geomorphology at Cambridge, so the BBC asked me if I'd like to present the programme.
Mashael is the first and pioneering Saudi researcher in the field of Geomorphology at KACST's Space Research Institute.
In geomorphology, this geophysical technique has already been successfully employed not only for determining the depth of landslide bodies, sediment thickness and groundwater variation, but also for the detection of permafrost in rock glaciers, moraines and scree slopes and for natural cavities from karstic area exploration.
Eighteen contributed chapters honoring Windley's influence are arranged in sections on oceanic and island arc systems and continental growth, the tectonics of accretionary orogens and continental growth, growth and stabilization of continental crust (collisions and intraplate processes), Precambrian tectonics and the birth of continents, and active tectonics and geomorphology of continental collision and growth zones.
MCZ's will protect nationally important marine wildlife, habitats, geology and geomorphology and will have a range of protection levels depending on the protection particular species or habitats need.
Topics addressed by the various papers include origin of the term Quaternary, several biographies, the history of ideas in regional geomorphology and glacial geology, Australian geomorphology, peneplains in China, as well as Japanese Quaternary history.
They will work alongside scientists to conduct glacial geomorphology and phenology studies, contributing to long-term projects concerning the measurement of key indicators of climate change.
Sediment supply from shoreface to dunes: linking sediment transport measures and long-term morphological evolution, Geomorphology 60: 205-224.
The Geomorphology of the Great Barrier Reef: Development, Diversity, and Change is an updated version of the original volume--written by David Hopley and published in 1982--from three researchers based at James Cook University in Queensland, Drs.
To be more precise, she is a geomorphology expert but fearing viewers may switch off in their droves at such a complicated sounding title, it was decided "earth scientist" was much more TV friendly.