Special Issue "Laboratory Geosciences: Modelling Surface Processes"
A special issue of Geosciences (ISSN 2076-3263).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 August 2018)
Dr. Michael Nones
Interdepartmental Centre for Industrial Research in Building and Construction - Fluid Dynamics Unit, University of Bologna, Via del Lazzaretto 15/5, 40131 Bologna, Italy
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Interests: laboratory experiments and advanced measurement instrumentation; landscape evolution; surface processes; morphodynamics of river networks
The intention of this Special Issue of Geosciences is to provide an overview regarding the broad field of advanced measurement techniques used to track the dynamics of surface processes and the formation of river networks by means of laboratory experiments.
To date, many numerical models can reproduce, dynamically, the evolution of landscapes forced by atmospheric drivers like precipitation and flowing water, but only scarce research is available on the reproduction of involved phenomena under a physical point of view, focused at the laboratory scale. To fill the gap, new measurement techniques (e.g. structure-from-motion, LiDAR, motion and depth detectors, image processing) can be adopted, designing appropriate laboratory experiments that can give additional insights on the dynamic evolution of landscapes.
This Special Issue aims to cover, without being limited to, the broader field of reproducing the landscape evolution at the laboratory scale, showing new measurement techniques and associated pros and cons.
For planned papers, an abstract will be requested. The authors are required to submit the full manuscript by the deadline of 31 July 2018.
Dr. Michael Nones
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- laboratory setup
- advanced measurements
- landscape evolution
- surface processes
- river networks