Maps in Applied Geomorphology

  • P. Jay Fleisher


There has never been a greater need for effective communication between the scientific community and society than that which currently exists. The competent scientist must be capable of sharing highly technical and often complex information with decision makers whose backgrounds are most often nonscientific. At the recent rate of technical advancement it has become increasingly difficult to keep pace with emerging concepts and their innovative applications, as well as extract their essence for general use. Now, as in the past, we must not allow effective communication to lag behind creative thinking in the application of our science.


Flood Plain Soil Series Septic System Environmental Impact Statement Valley Wall 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Jay Fleisher
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Earth SciencesState University CollegeOneontaUSA

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