Geomorphic Transport Laws for Predicting Landscape form and Dynamics

  1. Peter R. Wilcock and
  2. Richard M. Iverson
  1. William E. Dietrich1,
  2. Dino G. Bellugi1,
  3. Leonard S. Sklar1,
  4. Jonathan D. Stock1,
  5. Arjun M. Heimsath2 and
  6. Joshua J. Roering3

Published Online: 29 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/135GM09

Prediction in Geomorphology

Prediction in Geomorphology

How to Cite

Dietrich, W. E., Bellugi, D. G., Sklar, L. S., Stock, J. D., Heimsath, A. M. and Roering, J. J. (2003) Geomorphic Transport Laws for Predicting Landscape form and Dynamics, in Prediction in Geomorphology (eds P. R. Wilcock and R. M. Iverson), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/135GM09

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Earth and Planetary Science, University of California, Berkeley, California

  2. 2

    Department of Earth Sciences, Dartmouth University, Hanover, New Hampshire

  3. 3

    Department of Geological Sciences, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875909936

Online ISBN: 9781118668559



  • Geomorphology—Mathematical models


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Some Questions that Motivate the Development of Geomorphic Transport Laws

  • Four Modeling Approaches to Explaining Morphology

  • Geomorphic Transport Laws

  • Modeling with Geomorphic Transport Laws

  • Needs and Opportunities

  • Conclusions