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Document title

Morphology and solution relationships of three karren slopes in different environments (Totes Gebirge, Eastern Alps)

published at : Geomorphological environments. Research methods on biotic and abiotic anvironments

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

VERESS M. (1) ;
(1) Univ. of West-Hungary, Fac. of Natural Sciences, Inst. of Geography, Szombathely, HONGRIE

Abstract

The AA. compared karren formation of various slopes (3 bare slopes and 2 with a plant patch) in a glacier valley close to Tragl peak (in Totes Gebirge, Austria). It could be established that bare slopes have a larger average specific width, channel shape and channel density. The dynamics of karren features are different on the bare slopes and slopes fed from a plant patch. Karren features tend to widen on bare slopes, while they tend to deepen on slopes with a plant patch. The specific width is greater on slope with Pinus mugo than on slopes with a grass patch, and the specific cross-section area of the channel is also greater. Hence the solution intensity is higher on slopes fed from Pinus mugo than on slopes fed from a grass patch

Source

Thematical fascicle

published at : Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie / ISSN 0372-8854 / CODEN ZGMPAG

Editor : Gebruder Borntraeger, Stuttgart - ALLEMAGNE (1925)

Millesime : 2012, vol. 56, no 2 [pp. 47-62]

Bibliographic references : 20 ref.

Collation : fig., tabl.

Language

Anglais

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 8829

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Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.1127/0372-8854/2012/S-00090

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