How Should Mathematical Models of Geomorphic Processes be Judged?

  1. Peter R. Wilcock and
  2. Richard M. Iverson
  1. Richard M. Iverson

Published Online: 29 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/135GM07

Prediction in Geomorphology

Prediction in Geomorphology

How to Cite

Iverson, R. M. (2013) How Should Mathematical Models of Geomorphic Processes be Judged?, in Prediction in Geomorphology (eds P. R. Wilcock and R. M. Iverson), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/135GM07

Author Information

  1. U.S. Geological Survey, Vancouver, Washington

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875909936

Online ISBN: 9781118668559

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Keywords:

  • Geomorphology—Mathematical models

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Appraisal of Models as Predictive Tools

  • Appraisal of Models as Conceptual Frameworks

  • An Example: Landslide Runout

  • Conclusion: Self-Interrogation for Modelers