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Analytical Theory of Erosion

W. E. H. Culling
The Journal of Geology
Vol. 68, No. 3 (May, 1960), pp. 336-344
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/30059222
Page Count: 9
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Analytical Theory of Erosion
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Abstract

A mathematical theory of erosion is developed along similar lines to the classical Fourier theory of heat flow in solids. The general theory is considered in some detail, and a few representative examples of its application to stream profiles and valley slopes are suggested in outline.

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