Journal article

Application of ash (Fraxinus excelsior L.) roots to determine erosion rates in mountain torrents

  • Hitz, Oliver M. University of Fribourg, Department of Geosciences, Geography, Switzerland
  • Gärtner, Holger W. Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research, Birmensdorf, Switzerland
  • Heinrich, Ingo University of Fribourg, Department of Geosciences, Geography, Switzerland
  • Monbaron, Michel University of Fribourg, Department of Geosciences, Geography, Switzerland
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    16.07.2007
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  • Catena. - 2008, vol. 72, no. 2, p. 248-258
English Due to the effect of global change, the potential risk of natural hazards occurring in alpine areas is expected to increase to an even higher risk-level than has been recorded during the last century. These global changes potentially also have distinct influences on fluvial processes in torrents causing erosion on slopes and riverbanks in forested areas. Dating the time of root exposure along... Show more…
Faculty
Faculté des sciences et de médecine
Department
Département de Géosciences
Language
  • English
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Climate
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