Hillslope erosion by bedrock landslides and diffusion of unconsolidated sediment

Abstract

The first study examines bedrock hillslopes in Fiordland and the Southern Alps of New Zealand. A new method for quantifying bedrock fracture densities within the shallow subsurface based on seismic refraction surveys is presented.

Description
TitleHillslope erosion by bedrock landslides and diffusion of unconsolidated sediment
AuthorClarke, Brian Arden
Date2009
Degree LevelDoctor of Philosophy
Degree GrantorUniversity of California Santa Barbara (USA)
FocusHydrology
Keywordserosion; landslide; unconsolidated medium; sediment
LocalityFiordland; Southern Alps; New Zealand