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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.geomorphological - 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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geomorphological

[ˌdʒiːəʊˈmɔːfəˈlɒdʒɪkəl] ADJgeomorfológico
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Notable features included its habitats, the dune slacks and pasture, and the geomorphological interest of its sand dune system.
In order to understand changes in relative sea levels during the last six millennia, the research team of French and Egyptian researchers had correlated sea level geomorphological indicators such as notches and pebble beaches, archaeological indicators such as harbour structures, and biological indicators such as marine macrofauna, bioconstructions, and bio depositions.
Unfortunately due to less accessibility, unfavourable geographical conditions (94 percent of the territory is mountainous, so there is scarcity of arable land, and geological and geomorphological fragility), Yunnan has been largely poor.
To understand the evolution of the reef system over 30 millennia, the team collected geomorphological, sedimentological, biological and geochronological information from 16 fossil reef cores across North Queensland, Australia.
The UK-based group of researchers is concerned about the impact of the geomorphological changes occurring in the rivers in KNP.
Based on the above studies and geological/geophysical and geomorphological interpretation, A series of potential exploration blocks (21) were identified and an Auger Drilling programme was initiated in these four licences in large grid pattern.
Papadakis said in his letter that there are 'serious arbitrary operations and illegal construction, serious geomorphological alteration, illegal coastal erosion and arbitrary coastal formation and unauthorized constructions'.
It is therefore important to characterize geomorphological river channel changes and select river for renaturalization processes.
Landform studies based on morphometric parameters are widely used to obtain information about the dynamics of the landscape and are of great importance for geomorphological studies.