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Geomorphic Engineering
Geomorphic engineering

Concepts of environmental geomorphology and geomorphic engineering were introduced to headline ways in which geomorphological research can be directly relevant to environmental management and planning. They provide a focus for applied research embracing environmental auditing, impacts, evaluation and prediction/design, with many successful applications now demonstrated and core skills recognized. Further potential for geomorphic engineering could reinforce a holistic approach that positions specific problems in their spatial and temporal contexts

In 1976, Coates (1976a: 6) advocated a field of geomorphic engineering as combining ‘the talents of the geomorphology and engineering disciplines … The geomorphic engineer is interested in maintaining (and working towards the accomplishment of) the maximum integrity and balance of the total land-water ecosystem as it relates to landforms, surface ...

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