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This paper is about island arc lavas that have erupted above subduction zones and commonly contain a geochemical component derived from partial melting of subducted sediment. It is debated whether this sediment melt signature, with enriched trace element concentrations ...
Filed under: Geology -  General Geology
Reference: NATURE GEOSCIENCE ADVANCE ONLINE PUBLICATION www.nature.com/naturegeosciencePUBLISHED ONLINE: 7 AUGUST 2011
 
Water-related disasters most perceived by the public are those caused by large-scale riverine floods. There is evidence, however, that the most deadly events, which are driven by extreme precipitation, are those that are difficult to predict, such as debris ...
Reference: ASSOCIATED PROGRAMME ON FLOOD MANAGEMENT February 2011
This White Paper is produced for coastal managers, agencies, business owners, politicians, residents of and visitors to the coast – anyone who has an interest in maintaining the unique character of the coast that draws so many tourists to it every ...
Filed under: Geology -  Coastal Geology
Reference: White Paper October 2008
Monitoring spring discharge during storms.
Filed under: Geology -  Hydrogeology
Reference: Journal of Hydrology (2008) 351, 98-106
Three karst springs in the folded Appalachians of Pennsylvaniawere monitored for stage, specific conductivity, and sediment concentration.
Filed under: Geology -  Hydrogeology
Reference: "Geological Society of America Special Paper 404 2006 no 14: 169-176"
Timber harvest and road building affect runoffprocesses, sediment yields, and erosion.
Filed under: Geology -  Hydrogeology
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<p>This paper describes a study of the stress-strain-pore water pressure behavior of Mexico City sediments subjected to one hundred sinusoidal stress-controlled cycles of loading. The influence of factors, such as, yielding stress, confining pressure, cyclic ...
Reference: 12th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Auckland, New Zealand, 2000
Sediment influx to channel networks is stochastically driven by rainstorms and other perturbations, which are discrete in time and space and which occur on a landscapewith its own spatial variability in topography, colluvium properties, and state of recovery ...
Filed under: Geology -  General Geology
Reference: WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH, VOL. 33, NO. 12, PAGES 2849-2863, DECEMBER 1997