Hillslopes

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Speaking from personal experience as a former civil servant who had been placed in "cold storage" for being brave enough to go against a directive (by a politician) when he knew he was right, Masidi said if civil servants did not let politicians interfere, they would be able to make the right decisions, especially on development in sensitive areas such as hillslopes and by the sea. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Significant ash fall can lead to acclerated rates of erosion on hillslopes and in valleys, above normal streamflow in rivers during rainstorms, and increased deposition of sediment along riverbeds and valley floors. ❋ Unknown (2009)

An arctic climatic regime and unstable hillslopes maintain a sparse cover of dwarf scrub vegetation throughout the mountains through some valleys provide more mesic sites for graminoid herbacious communities. ❋ Unknown (2009)

On hillslopes and ridges they are formed in very gravelly residual material over weathered bedrock. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The soft silts and clays of the Sentinel Butte and Bullion Creek Formations continually melt off the sparsely vegetated conical hillslopes. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Forest communities occupy lower hillslopes and valleys. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Subsurface drainage from hummock-cover hillslopes in the Arctic tundra. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Rocky Mountain juniper grows on the hillslopes; cottonwood and green ash appear in the riparian areas. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Nevertheless, there are some farms growing corn and hay on the ridges and some pastures on the hillslopes. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Instead of gently winding a route around the hillslopes, they bulldozed and blasted a barren swathe through the forest and fragile slopes. ❋ Glenda Larke (2008)

Anyway, since that period, topsoil erosion on the hillslopes in the catchment of the Bügdüz Çayi was so intense that the valley bottom became clogged with fine earth material creating the current landscape. ❋ Unknown (2003)

In the last days of the survey, the team set out to explore the Bereket basin (August 12-24) making use of GPS (to plot transects in this rather flat area) and satellite images. 33 transects of lengths varying between 300 to 1200 m were walked (distance of 20m between surveyors) in the basin, crossing the lower hillslopes and the plain itself (see Map). ❋ Unknown (2003)

"Now we're standing back from single hillslopes and looking at whole systems," Montgomery said. ❋ Unknown (1999)

Since 1982 a few plants have been growing well on hillslopes near Adana in southeastern Turkey where summers are hot and dry. ❋ Unknown (1985)

Among the various species there are casuarinas capable of stabilizing shifting sand dunes, stabilizing eroding hillslopes, and reclaiming marshy soils that are periodically inundated by fresh, or even brackish, water. ❋ Unknown (1984)

In its Australian home the tree grows in low valleys and on hillslopes (25-1,000 m), but mainly below 700 m. ❋ Unknown (1983)

Without trees and their root systems to retain moisture, heavy rains on hillslopes become torrents that erode the land and produce devastating floods that despoil highways, dams, bridges, towns, villages, and farmlands. ❋ Unknown (1983)

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