Menu


Find the EGU on

Follow us on Twitter Find us on Facebook Find us on Google+ Find us on LinkedIn Find us on YouTube

Please note that this session was withdrawn and is no longer available in the respective programme.

Digital Landscapes: Insights into geomorphological processes from geomorphological mapping (co-organized)
Convener: Wolfgang Schwanghart  | Co-Convener: Tobias Heckmann 
Add this session to your Personal programme

This inter-disciplinary session will bring together researchers working on geospatial data acquisition and processing and those analysing digital models (DEMs) of the Earth's land surface, seafloor, and planetary terrains. Best practices will be exchanged, results discussed within a wide context, and new opportunities identified.

The session focuses on geomorphological maps. These have played an important role in various fields of geomorphology and the geosciences owing to their predictive power for e.g. soil and geohazard mapping purposes. This sub-session focusses on recent advances in generating, assessing, utilizing and disseminating geomorphological maps at different spatial scales and variable environments.

We intend insights into both natural processes and those creating a human fingerprint in the landscape. Features identified or parameterised could include volcanoes, craters, gullies, fault scarps, drumlins, or those reflecting anthropogenic disturbances such as land-use change. Natural processes constrained could range from mass-wasting to volcano formation, and from flooding to sedimentary deposition.