Slope dynamics

Processes on a slope in the Gina River catchment
Processes on a slope in the Gina River catchment

Slopes occurring in the landscape are not static, but rather highly dynamic. Several processes proceed on slopes which cause changes in the landform (see figure). According to the characteristics of the individual geospheres these processes take place unequally and with varying intensity. In the Gina River catchment the predominating morphological processes are

Both are explained on the following pages.