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Landscape-scale erosion instabilities in the northern Gabilan Mesa, California

If you ever fly from L.A. to San Francisco, California, you may notice the Gabilan Mesa off to the east as you begin your...

More than 100 years of flooding and erosion in one event

Sara Rathburn of Colorado State University and colleagues have developed an integrated sediment, wood, and organic carbon budget for North St. Vrain Creek in...

Snow and sand erosion explained

Scientists at EPFL and SLF describe with precision how snow and sand surfaces erode when exposed to wind. Their description can contribute to better...

Determining erosion rates via painting

The determination of the spatial distribution of erosive processes is difficult. Especially in rough terrain the installation of measuring devices for a continuous measurement...

Cliff erosion rates in Sussex have accelerated ten-fold in the past...

The erosion rates of cliffs along the Sussex coast have rapidly sped up in the last 200 years, a new study has found. The research...

Life in ancient oceans enabled by erosion from land

As scientists continue finding evidence for life in the ocean more than 3 billion years ago, those ancient fossils pose a paradox. Organisms, including...

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