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The environmental significance of the remobilisation of ancient mass movements in the Atbara-Tekeze headwaters, Northern Ethiopia

Auteurs :
NYSSEN, J.
MOEYERSONS, J.
POESEN, J.
DECKERS, J.
HAILE, M.

Description :
The aims of this study are to illustrate the importance of ancient mass movements in the geomorphology of the Ethiopian Highlands, to assess their age of origin, to unravel the environmental conditions triggering the original movement, and to understand the environmental significance of the present-day remobilisation of ancient debris flows, as well as that of first-time slides.


Type de document :
Article de périodique

Source :
Geomorphology (Amsterdam), issn : 0169-555X, 2003, vol. 49, n°. 3-4, p. 303-322, nombre de pages : 20, Collation : Illustration, Références bibliographiques : 46 ref.

Date :
2003

Editeur :
Pays édition : Pays-Bas, Amsterdam, Elsevier

Langue :
Anglais
Droits :
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