5. Geomorphic Evolution of Slopes

  1. Horst J. Schor Principal1 and
  2. Donald H. Gray PhD Professor (Emeritus) of Civil and Environmental Engineering2

Published Online: 11 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470259900.ch5

Landforming: An Environmental Approach to Hillside Development, Mine Reclamation and Watershed Restoration

Landforming: An Environmental Approach to Hillside Development, Mine Reclamation and Watershed Restoration

How to Cite

Schor, H. J. and Gray, D. H. (2008) Geomorphic Evolution of Slopes, in Landforming: An Environmental Approach to Hillside Development, Mine Reclamation and Watershed Restoration, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470259900.ch5

Author Information

  1. 1

    H. J. Schor Consulting, USA

  2. 2

    The University of Michigan, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 18 JUL 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471721796

Online ISBN: 9780470259900

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Keywords:

  • sediment reduction and long-term slope stability;
  • Internal earth movement;
  • climate and endogenetic processes;
  • erode and transport earthen materials;
  • slope attributes and characteristics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Role of Geologic Processes

  • Geomorphology

  • Slope Attributes and Characteristics

  • Approaches to Slope Evolution Prediction

  • Anthropogenic Slopes and Landforms

  • Slope Evolution and Long-Term Stability

  • Digital Terrain Models

  • References