Hillslope drainage development with time : a physical experiment

  title={Hillslope drainage development with time : a physical experiment},
  author={David A. Raff and Jorge A. Ramı́rezb and James L. Smithc},
  • David A. Raff, Jorge A. Ramı́rezb, James L. Smithc
  • Published 2004
Rainfall simulator experiments were structured to develop erosion rill-channel networks for 9j and 5j slopes subject to constant rainfall. Quantitative measurements included measurements of rill-channel width, depth, and width-to-depth ratios aggregated over the slope, and measures of the scaling characteristics and space filling tendencies of the networks. Trends in fractal dimensions and width functions with time are presented and compared to previous qualitative descriptions of network… CONTINUE READING


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