Geomorphology Brown Bag - Spring 2007
Friday 12-1PM in ALS 3006
G.K Gilbert's Geology of the Henry Mountains

This quarter we will read G.K. Gilbert's treatise on the Henry Mountains, and explore it's influence on modern geomorphologic investigations. Every 2 weeks, we will examine one section of chapter V (Land Sculpture) alongside a more recent paper.

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Date Presenter Topic
Apr 6 2007

Jay Noller

Henry Mountains & G.K. Gilbert (introduction)

PDF icon Intro_Gilbert_Henry_Mnts.pdf
Apr 13 2007

Sam Vanlaningham

Tracking the response of rivers to climate change in the Pacific Northwest through sediment provenance

Apr 20 2007

Gordon Grant

Selected readings from Grove Karl Gilbert by Stephen J Pyne.

Apr 27 2007


Chapter V. Land Sculpture: I. Erosion

PDF icon CVI_Erosion_Henry_Mnts.pdf
May 4 2007


Dietrich et al., 2003. Geomorphic Transport Laws for Predicting Landscape Form and Dynamics in Prediction in Geomorphology, P.R. Wilcock and R.M. Iverson eds. American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC.

PDF icon 2003_Dietrichetal.pdf
May 11 2007


Erosion & Dietrich et al., 2003, continued.

May 18 2007


Chapter V. Land Sculpture: II. Sculpture

PDF icon CVII_Sculpture_Henry_Mnts.pdf
May 25 2007


Montgomery, 1994. Valley incision and the uplift of mountain peaks. JGR 99(B7) 13913-13921.

PDF icon Montgomery_1994.pdf
Jun 1 2007


Chapter V. Land Sculpture: III. Systems of drainage

PDF icon CVIII_Drainage_Henry_Mnts.pdf
Jun 8 2007


continued discussion