Multi-method evaluation of denudation rates in small mediterranean catchments

Christian Conoscenti, Edoardo Rotigliano, Pierluigi Brandolini, Laura Melelli, Andrea Cevasco, Francesca Vergari, Domenico Capolongo, Paola Fredi, Francesco Zucca, Sirio Ciccacci, Maurizio Del Monte

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Abstract

The paper presents the results of the research tasks of the Quantitative Geomorphology Working Group (of the Italian Association of Physical Geography and Geomorphology) focused on multi-method evaluation of denudation rates in small catchments of Italy. Several study areas are compared with the goal of quantifying the morphodynamic evolution in different response times and with traditional and innovative techniques. The final aims are the direct erosion monitoring, the geomorphic analysis for the comprehension of drainage basin morphodynamics, up to the geomorphological hazard evaluation. The catchments are key Mediterranean areas particularly sensitive to climatic and anthropic modifications. The efforts of the Working Group are finalized to favour scientific collaboration activities among members with the aim of strengthen the potential of Quantitative Gomorphology in morphodynamic studies.
Lingua originaleEnglish
Titolo della pubblicazione ospiteEngineering Geology for Society and Territory - Volume 1: Climate Change and Engineering Geology
Pagine563-567
Numero di pagine5
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2015

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)
  • Environmental Science(all)

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