Hillslope processes, drainage density, and landscape morphology

@article{Tucker1998HillslopePD,
  title={Hillslope processes, drainage density, and landscape morphology},
  author={Gregory E. Tucker and Rafael L. Bras},
  journal={Water Resources Research},
  year={1998},
  volume={34},
  pages={2751-2764}
}
Catchment morphology and drainage density are strongly influenced by hillslope processes. The consequences of several different hillslope process laws are explored in a series of experiments with a numerical model of drainage basin evolution. Five different models are considered, including a simple diffusive-advective process transition, a runoff generation threshold, an erosion threshold, and two types of threshold-activated landsliding. These different hillslope processes alter both the… Expand

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