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Document title

The resilience of a badland area to climate change in an arid environment

published at : Updating badlands research

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

YAIR A. (1) ; BRYAN R.B. (2) ; LAVEE H. (3) ; SCHWANGHART W. (4) ; KUHN N.J. (5) ;
(1) Hebrew University, Jerusalem, ISRAEL
(2) Univ., Toronto, CANADA
(3) Bar Ilan Univ., Tel Aviv, ISRAEL
(4) Univ., Postdam, ALLEMAGNE
(5) Univ., Basel, SUISSE

Abstract

The AA. review 40 years of research in the Zin Valley Badlands in Israel to reconcile some of the conflicting results observed there and develop a perspective on the function of badlands as model landscapes. While the data collected in the Zin Valley clearly confirm that spatial and temporal patterns of geomorphic processes and their interaction with topography and surface properties have to be understood, the AA. still conclude that the process of realizing complexity in the "simple" badlands has a model function both for our understanding as well as perspective on all landscape systems

Source

Thematical fascicle

published at : Catena / ISSN 0341-8162

Editor : Catena, Cremlingen-Destedt - ALLEMAGNE (1973)

Millesime : 2013, vol. 106 [pp. 12-21]

Bibliographic references : 35 ref.

Collation : fig., tabl.

Language

Anglais

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 16767

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Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.1016/j.catena.2012.04.006

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