Impacts of Climate Change and Land Use on the Southwestern United States
Erosion in the Rio Puerco: Geography and Processes

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of Alluvial Fan with Incised Arroyo

A small tributary in a headwater catchment of the Rio Puerco cuts headward into a smooth-bottomed valley.
Located just in front of the trees is an older arroyo, whose walls have begun to stabilize and revegetate.

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