Articles | Volume 9, issue 3
Earth Surf. Dynam., 9, 577–613, 2021
Earth Surf. Dynam., 9, 577–613, 2021

Research article 16 Jun 2021

Research article | 16 Jun 2021

Rarefied particle motions on hillslopes – Part 2: Analysis

David Jon Furbish et al.

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The generalized Pareto distribution of particle travel distances on steep hillslopes, as described in a companion paper (Furbish et al., 2021a), is entirely consistent with measurements of travel distances obtained from laboratory and field-based experiments, supplemented with high-speed imaging and audio recordings that highlight the effects of bumpety-bump particle motions. Particle size and shape, in concert with surface roughness, strongly influence particle energetics and deposition.