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Geology Bites podcast: Bob Anderson on How Geology Affects Landscape

Geology Bites podcast: Bob Anderson on How Geology Affects Landscape

Written by Oliver Strimpel, University of Oxford; edited by Jan and Sabine What is it about rocks that determines whether they create features in the landscape?  In the Sierras, why does the west side with its giant cliffs of glacially polished stone look so different from the gentler terrain of the east side despite having the same bedrock?  How has the use of cosmogenic radionuclides revolutioni ...[Read More]

A year of Geomorphology Division behind the curtain (2020-2021)

A year of Geomorphology Division behind the curtain (2020-2021)

– written by the GM ECS team: Andrea, Aayush, Annegret, Edwin, and Eric – – edited by Jan and Sabine – Here we are, at the beginning of #vEGU21, finalising our contributions, getting familiar with new platforms and interfaces, and preparing to make the most of this virtual conference, once again. This post is a joint communication by the GM Early Career Scientists represent ...[Read More]

The new glacial geomorphological map from New Zealand

The new glacial geomorphological map from New Zealand

Glacial geomorphological mapping comparison in 3D. a – Moraine ridge in the middle section of the Ahuriri River valley with surrounding area. b – Key landscape elements are shown in the accompanying sketch. (Credit: Tielidze et al., 2021). Geomorphological maps are a fundamental tool to represent  landforms and understand how different morphological elements and agents shaped a natural ...[Read More]

Running a live stream of proglacial processes

Running a live stream of proglacial processes

This is a joint post, published together with the hydrological sciences division blog, the cryospheric sciences division blog, the geomorphology division blog, given the interdisciplinarity of the topic. – Floreana Miesen and Prof. Dr. Stuart Lane, University of Lausanne – In Switzerland, nothing is really remote, but some places are more so than others. Dense infrastructure networks t ...[Read More]