Surface Stone Movement and Scree Formation

@article{Kirkby1975SurfaceSM,
  title={Surface Stone Movement and Scree Formation},
  author={Mike J. Kirkby and Ian Statham},
  journal={The Journal of Geology},
  year={1975},
  volume={83},
  pages={349 - 362}
}
The accumulation of rockfall talus slopes has been studied for conditions in which stones are added relatively slowly, so that dynamic interactions between them may be ignored, and stone movements modeled "one-at-a-time." Laboratory scale models (1 m long) are compared with the results of mathematical and computer simulation. Mathematical analysis assumes that stone movement down the talus is equivalent to a "sliding-only" movement, and laboratory results support this assumption. Grain-size… Expand
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