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The authors are authorized by their co-authors to enter into these arrangements.

The work is original and has not been formally published before (except in the form of an abstract, preprint, or as part of a published lecture, review, or thesis), that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, that its publication has been approved by all the author(s) and by the responsible authorities – tacitly or explicitly – of the institutes where the work has been carried out, and that the article does not infringe copyright or any other rights by third parties.

The work does not contain content that is unlawful, abusive, or constitute a breach of contract or of confidence or of commitment given to secrecy.

The authors warrant that they secure the right to reproduce any material that has already been published or copyrighted elsewhere.

They agree to the following licence and copyright agreement:


Authors retain the copyright of the article. Regarding copyright transfers please see below.

Authors grant the British Society for Geomorphology an irrevocable non-exclusive licence to publish the article electronically and in print format and to identify itself as the original publisher.

Authors grant British Society for Geomorphology commercial rights to reproduce the material in various forms, including hardcopy, with any royalties accruing being used by the Society for the purpose of benefitting its members.

Authors grant any third party the right to use the article freely as long as its original authors and citation details are identified. If a third party wishes to use the article commercially permission by the Society must be obtained before any such venture is undertaken. Any royalties accrued must be returned to the Society for the purpose of benefitting its members. If the material covered under this copyright is part of a larger venture, the corresponding percentage of the royalties must be returned to the BSG.

The article is distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License. Unless otherwise stated, associated published material is distributed under the same licence:

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NonCommercial — You may not use the material for commercial purposes.

ShareAlike — If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.

No additional restrictions — You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.



You do not have to comply with the license for elements of the material in the public domain or where your use is permitted by an applicable exception or limitation.

No warranties are given. The license may not give you all of the permissions necessary for your intended use. For example, other rights such as publicity, privacy, or moral rights may limit how you use the material.