geomorphologic


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ge·o·mor·phol·o·gy

 (jē′ō-môr-fŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of the evolution and configuration of landforms.

ge′o·mor′pho·log′ic (-môr′fə-lŏj′ĭk), ge′o·mor′pho·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
ge′o·mor′pho·log′i·cal·ly adv.
ge′o·mor·phol′o·gist n.
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Adj.1.geomorphologic - pertaining to geological structure; "geomorphological features of the Black Hills"; "morphological features of granite"; "structural effects of folding and faulting of the earth's surface"
geology - a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks
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The seismic hazard (SH) can be defined as a potential threat, mainly due to the seismic action (generated by the natural tectonic or volcanic activity), to the phenomena of instability of the geological masses (landslides, collapses in karst areas or mining) or surface geomorphologic phenomena (liquefaction of sands, huge water accumulations by large dams).
A Quantitative Geomorphologic Study of Drainage Basin Characteristics in the Clinch Mountain Area, Virginia and Tennessee, Project NR 389042, Tech Rept 3.
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The target stations are shown in Figure 1, and the selection of target stations accounted for the distribution of climate zones and geomorphologic regionalization.
There is increase awareness that glacier related hazards have been more wide spread than the documentary records suggest that climatic and geomorphologic methods to identify Climate change impact on glaciers are especially important in a region experiencing rapid urban development toward hazardous zones, wide spread land use change and the construction of water and energy resource projects on major rivers.
Gary Parker of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, United States of America in recognition of his innovative work to clarify the complex characteristics of the winding rivers and some of geomorphologic manifestations, and mechanism of sediment tranfer as well as changes in the forms of these rivers and their flood plains as a result of the movement of water and the subsequent process of erosion and the developing of new forms of geomorphology through sediment tranfer.
Complete a geomorphologic literature and map search to determine the prehistoric/historic landscapes and possible human use of the area to assess the potential sensitivity of the vertical Area of Potential Effects (APE) as required by the Section 106 process; 7.
2013, Speedy techniques to evaluate seismic site effects in particular geomorphologic conditions: faults, cavities, landslides and topographic irregularities.
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2008), Valea Dunarii intre Braila f Patlageanca--studiu geomorphologic.