Tag Archives: fluvial geomorphology

Anne’s picks of the June literature: Fluvial Geomorphology and Landscape Evolution

How do rivers erode bedrock streams, during big floods, and in the presence of groundwater? Laboratory and accidental experiments are providing some cool new insights. Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, geomorphology, paper reviews

Hydrogeology and geomorphology: Notes from GSA Monday and Tuesday

Some notes on the hydrogeology and geomorphology sessions and activities at the Geological Society of America meeting
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Categories: by Anne, conferences, geomorphology, hydrology

How to build a meandering river in your basement

Meandering rivers are the most common river form on Earth, yet building a meandering river in a laboratory flume eluded scientists for decades. A new paper in PNAS shows the first results of a self-maintaining, coarse-bedded meandering river in a flume.
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Categories: by Anne, geomorphology