In the past two decades, connectivity has emerged as a relevant conceptual framework for understanding the transfer of water and sediment through landscapes. In geomorphology, the concept has had particular success in the fields of fluvial geomorphology and soil erosion to better explain rates and patterns of hydro-geomorphic geomorphic change in catchment systems. Although much progress has been made in the understanding of the physical processes that control the flows of matter through the landscape, applying this understanding across a range of scales has long hampered progress.
This session invites contributions from all areas of geomorphology (incl. soil science and hydrology) illustrating or identifying the role of connectivity for geomorphology on a local, regional or global scale. Specific themes we would like to promote are:
- advancement of the theory of connectivity, including sound and unambiguous definitions of
connectivity and related parameters,
- methodology development for measuring connectivity in field and laboratory settings,
having a special focus on experiments for conceptualizing the different processes involved,
- the development and application of suitable models and indices of connectivity,
- determining how the concept can be used to enable sustainable land and water management
The session is organized by the IAG-working group “Connectivity in geomorphology” aiming to develop an international network of connectivity scientists, to share expertise and develop a consensus on the definition and scientific agenda regarding the emerging field of connectivity in geomorphology.

Co-organized as HS9.2.10/NH3.23/SSS3.10
Convener: Ronald Pöppl | Co-conveners: Anthony Parsons, Manuel López-Vicente, Ben Jarihani, Pasquale Borrelli, Roy Sidle, Jacky Croke, Ellen Wohl
| Mon, 08 Apr, 08:30–12:30
Room 0.31
| Attendance Mon, 08 Apr, 14:00–15:45
Hall X2

Attendance time: Monday, 8 April 2019, 14:00–15:45 | Hall X2

X2.23 |
Kanchan Mishra, Rajiv Sinha, and Santosh Nepal
X2.24 |
Using multi-agent simulation to understand the role of landscape spatial organization in hydro-sedimentary connectivity in small low-energy agricultural hydrosystems
Romain Reulier, Daniel Delahaye, and Vincent Viel
X2.27 |
Kossi Nouwakpo, Mark Weltz, Kenneth McGwire, Jason Williams, Osama Al-Hamdan, and Awadis Arslan
X2.28 |
Hannah Williams, Jantiene Baartman, Stuart McLelland, Brendan Murphy, Daniel Parsons, and Martine van der Ploeg
X2.30 |
Liesa Brosens, Vao Fenotiana Razanamahandry, Benjamin Campforts, Liesbet Jacobs, Steven Bouillon, Tantely Razafimbelo, Tovonarivo Rafolisy, and Gerard Govers
X2.33 |
Jonas Otavino Praça Souza
X2.34 |
Nahed Ben-Salem, Marco Cavalli, Stefano Crema, and Manuel López-Vicente
X2.35 |
Mariano Moreno de las Heras, Luis Merino-Martín, Tíscar Espigares, Patricia Saco, and José Manuel Nicolau
X2.36 |
| Highlight
Lee MacDonald, Gabriel Sosa-Perez, Drew Coe, and Carlos Ramos Scharron
X2.37 |
Roy C. Sidle, Ben Jarihani, John Gallant, and Jack Koci
X2.38 |
Shohei Kozuka, Yuichi Onda, Yoshifumi Wakiyama, and Hiroaki Kato
X2.39 |
Andrés Iroumé, Ramon Batalla, Valeria Zingaretti, and Lorenzo Picco