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Settling velocity of natural particles
Data from 14 previous experimental studies were used to develop an empirical equation that accounts for the effects of size, density, shape, and roundness on the settling velocity of naturalExpand
A physically based model for the topographic control on shallow landsliding
A model for the topographic influence on shallow landslide initiation is developed by coupling digital terrain data with near-surface through flow and slope stability models. The hydrologic modelExpand
Evidence for nonlinear, diffusive sediment transport on hillslopes and implications for landscape morphology
Steep, soil-mantled hillslopes evolve through the downslope movement of soil, driven largely by slope-dependent transport processes. Most landscape evolution models represent hillslope transport byExpand
A mechanistic model for river incision into bedrock by saltating bed load
[1] Abrasion by bed load is a ubiquitous and sometimes dominant erosional mechanism for fluvial incision into bedrock. Here we develop a model for bedrock abrasion by saltating bed load wherein theExpand
Modeling fluvial erosion on regional to continental scales
The fluvial system is a major concern in modeling landform evolution in response to tectonic deformation. Three stream bed types (bedrock, coarse-bed alluvial, and fine-bed alluvial) differ inExpand
The soil production function and landscape equilibrium
Hilly and mountainous landscapes are partially to completely covered with soil under a wide range of erosion and uplift rates, bedrock type and climate. For soil to persist it must be replenished atExpand
Stochastic processes of soil production and transport: erosion rates, topographic variation and cosmogenic nuclides in the Oregon Coast Range
Landscapes in areas of active uplift and erosion can only remain soil-mantled if the local production of soil equals or exceeds the local erosion rate. The soil production rate varies with soilExpand
A process-based model for colluvial soil depth and shallow landsliding using digital elevation data
A model is proposed for predicting the spatial variation in colluvial soil depth, the results of which are used in a separate model to examine the effects of root strength and vertically varyingExpand
Valley incision by debris flows: Evidence of a topographic signature
[1] The sculpture of valleys by flowing water is widely recognized, and simplified models of incision by this process (e.g., the stream power law) are the basis for most recent landscape evolutionExpand
The variability of root cohesion as an influence on shallow landslide susceptibility in the Oregon Coast Range
Decades of quantitative measurement indicate that roots can mechanically reinforce shallow soils in forested landscapes. Forests, however, have variations in vegetation species and age which canExpand