(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1994)

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A discussion of terms for the description of the space-time of relief

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The spatial-temporal structure of relief in space and time can be described in terms based on three initial concepts: spatial organisation, hierarchical succession, and morphological succession. The indivisible space-time of relief is defined by five dimensional coordinates: time, three coordinates of Euclidean space, coordinate expressing the group of characteristics, that is the level of organisation achieved. Because of the indivisible nature of space-time geomorphology needs to rediscover the significance of time


Article of periodic

published at : GeoJournal / ISSN 0343-2521 / CODEN GEOJDQ

Editor : Springer, Heidelberg - ALLEMAGNE (1977)

Millesime : 1994, vol. 34, no4 [pp. 355-363]

Bibliographic references : 29 ref.

Collation : Illustration ;



INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 17887

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