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Preliminary study of the erosion mechanisms in a biancana badland (Tuscany, Italy)

Auteurs :
TORRI, D.
COLICA, A.
ROCKWELL, D.

Description :
This paper describes a preliminary study on a badland developed in temperate mediterranean climate and located in SW Tuscany (Italy). The selected site is characterized by biancane, domeshaped features a few meters in height, generally having a vegetated NNE aspect and severely eroded SSW slope, with a sub-horizontal basal pediment. Field rainfall and runoff experiments were carried out. Field results were substantiated by data collected in specially devised laboratory tests. Discussion of the results.


Type de document :
Article de périodique

Source :
Catena (Giessen), issn : 0341-8162, 1994, vol. 23, n°. 3-4, p. 281-294, Collation : Illustration, Références bibliographiques : 29 ref.

Date :
1994

Editeur :
Pays édition : Allemagne, Cremlingen-Destedt, Catena

Langue :
Anglais
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