Waterfalls, science and aesthetics

@article{Hudson2013WaterfallsSA,
  title={Waterfalls, science and aesthetics},
  author={Brian Hudson},
  journal={Journal of Cultural Geography},
  year={2013},
  volume={30},
  pages={356 - 379}
}
  • B. Hudson
  • Published 1 October 2013
  • Art
  • Journal of Cultural Geography
Waterfalls and rapids are a subject of study by scientists and scholars from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds. Unlike cave research, known as speleology, which also involves many different disciplines, the study of waterfalls is not generally regarded as a distinct branch of knowledge. Long neglected as subjects of research, waterfalls have received considerable attention since the 1980s. This paper traces the study of waterfalls from the late eighteenth century, a period when… 
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