Bison and tires figure together in a University of Arizona research project. The university’s press release says: Researchers rolled tires over a 25 meter slope above the cliff and used a stop watch to determine their speed in an attempt to approximate the speed of a running bison. Based on the tire model, UA doctoral […]
Mudd weighs in on a hill: “Influence of Chemical Denudation on Hillslope Morphology,” S.M. Mudd and D.J. Furbish, Journal of Geophysical Research, 109(4), 2004, F02001, doi:10.1029/2003JF000087. (Thanks to Tom Gill for bringing this to our attention.) Mudd (pictured below) is at the University of Edinburgh.