Kōrero: Geomorphology – a history

Satellite view of Napier

Satellite view of Napier

After a period of heavy rain on 12 September 2003, a load of suspended sediment (brown) is carried out to sea off Napier. Satellite imagery like this has revolutionised geomorphology (the description and classification of landforms) because it shows the effects of erosion on land and at sea.

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NASA - JSC Digital Image Collection
Reference: International Space Station Crew Earth Observations Experiment and the Image Science & Analysis Group, ISS007-E-14844

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Rebecca Priestley, 'Geomorphology – a history - Mid- to late 20th century ideas', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13121/satellite-view-of-napier (accessed 19 July 2024)

He kōrero nā Rebecca Priestley, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007