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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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(ˌdʒiːəʊmɔːˈfɒlədʒɪst) or


(Geological Science) a person who studies geomorphology
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'I currently work as a Consultant Geomorphologist for Jacobs in Glasgow, specialising in modern and ancient river systems.
The report prepared by Dr Gareth Hearn, a world-renowned geomorphologist and sometime advisor to the Cypriot government.
The team of researchers for the find comprises Shanti Pappu & Kumar Akhilesh (archaeologists: directing the project), Yanni Gunnell (University of Lyon, geomorphologist), A.K.Singhvi, Haresh Rajapara and A.D.Shukla from the Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, India (responsible for the geochronology).
According to the Seattle Times, the landslide is threatening a slope where gravel mining has been underway for years, raising obvious questions about the cause and effect of mining in the region, said University of Washington geomorphologist Dave Montgomery.
Mount, an internationally acclaimed geomorphologist who specializes in the study of rivers, streams, and wetlands, doesn't advocate either side in the tunnel debate, but is clear that something needs to give.
[1] Robert Young is a retired geographer an geomorphologist. His most recent work is a biography of colonial scientist Rev.
Researchers, led by Canadian geomorphologist Daniel Shugar, used a combination of hydrological measurements and elevation models, to determine that in late May 2016, the Slims River, which flowed northward into Kluane Lake (and then to the Yukon River, ultimately discharging into the Bering Sea), reversed its flow.
Geomorphologist Karin Baitis will share her research on Mount Mazama and wetlands, and lead a short local field trip, from 9 a.m.
"Whether you instantaneously remove a structure or you take it down in stages turns out to be a huge determinant about the nature and mechanism of the downstream erosion," says Gordon Grant, a geomorphologist at the U.S.
''I knew it would fail catastrophically in a large-magnitude event,'' though not when it would happen, said Daniel Miller, a geomorphologist who was hired by the U.S.
With the grim developments came word of the 1999 report by geomorphologist Daniel Miller, raising questions about why residents were allowed to build homes on the hill and whether officials had taken proper precautions."I knew it would fail catastrophically in a large magnitude event,'' though not when it would happen, said Daniel Miller, a geomorphologist who was hired by the US Army Corps of Engineers to do the study.
It's an abstract concept, conceived by a fluvial geomorphologist who's hired to plot the lowest elevations in the river's channel and then connect the dots.