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Drainage Basin Morphometry and River Network Analysis: A Review and Synthesis

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Date created: 
1980-09
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This discussion paper is a review of drainage basin morphometry and river network analysis. It is essentially an assemblage of techniques which have become both an important part of geomorphology ahd a useful set of morphometric inputs to hydrologic models of river basins. The paper also provides a discussion of the ideas which collectively have become known as the theory of dynamic equilibrium. It is interesting that many of the concepts and techniques which grew out of this theory have been incorporated into the conventional discipline while the original conceptual framework has become somewhat suspect.

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Report
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Soil Landscape Studies In The Lower Fraser River Valley

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No, item is not peer reviewed.
Date created: 
1979-05
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Discussion of the geoclimatic control of run-off from Chilliwack Mountain, the soil climate of Matsqui Prairie, and an analysis of synergism for modeling internal soil drainage.

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Report
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The Strabo Technique

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No, item is not peer reviewed.
Date created: 
1978
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The Strabo technique is a forecasting and planning strategy whose methodology emphasizes the determination of a concensus of opinion from a group of experts. It is a logical extension of the Delphi technique which was developed originally to assist the decision making processes of the American military (Linstone and Turnoff, 1975, p. 10). Many of the early studies employing Delphi were conducted at the RAND Corporation and were primarily concerned with scientific and technological forecasting. The Delphi Technique has since been used in a variety cf studies including the forecasting of many social "indicators'' such as human attitudes are values, and the "quality of life". The technique requires individuals within a group to formulate and assess decisions and opinions and, through this process, establish a convergent group consensus.

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Report
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Natural Science Studies of Burnaby and Belcarra Mountains

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No, item is not peer reviewed.
Date created: 
1980
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Description of the natural landscapes of Burnaby Mountain and Belcarra Mountain, two prominent yet contrasting landforms located on opposite sides of Burrard Inlet in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. The geology, soils, vegetation and land systems of the area are described. 

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Technical Report
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