Preface. Little River revisited - thirty-five years after Hack and Goodlett (W.R. Osterkamp, C.R. Hupp, M.R. Schening). Ecological perspectives on rock surface weathering: towards a conceptual model (H. Viles). Effects of vegetation change on interrill runoff and erosion, Walnut Gulch, southern Arizona (A.D. Abrahams, A.J. Parsons, J. Wainwright). Interactions between semi-natural vegetation and hydrogeomorphological processes (A.M. Gurnell, K.J. Gregory). Flow resistance and sediment transport by concentrated overland flow in a grassland valley (I.P. Prosser, W.E. Dietrich, J. Stevenson). Short and long term effects of bioturbation on soil erosion, water resources and soil development in an arid environment (A. Yair). Geobotanical assessment in the Great Plains, Rocky Mountains and Himalaya (J.R. Shroder, Jr., M.P. Bishop). Channel metamorphosis, floodplain disturbance, and vegetation development: Ain River, France (R.A. Marston et al.). Large woody debris, physical process, and riparian forest development in montane river networks of the Pacific Northwest (K.L. Fetherston, R.J. Naiman, R.E. Bilby). River stabilisation due to changing climate and vegetation during the late Quaternary in western Tasmania, Australia (G.C. Nanson, M. Barbetti, G. Taylor). Mapping the response of riparian vegetation to possible flow reductions in the Snake River, Idaho (W.C. Johnson et al.). Woody vegetation and channel morphogenesis in low-gradient, gravel-bed streams in the Ozark Plateaus, Missouri and Arkansas (R. McKenney, R.B. Jacobson, R.C. Wertheimer). Geomorphology, disturbance, and the soil and vegetation of two subtropical wet steepland watersheds of Puerto Rico (F.N. Scatena, A.E. Lugo). Spatial patterns of hydrology, geomorphology, and vegetation on the floodplain of the Amazon River in Brazil from a remote sensing perspective (L.A.K. Mertes et al.). The cow as a geomorphic agent - a critical review (S.W. Trimble, A.C. Mendel). Sedimentation rates and patterns in beaver ponds in a mountain environment (D.R. Butler, G.P. Malanson). A recent downward expansion of shoreline shrubs at Lake Bienville (subarctic Quebec) (Y. Bégin, L. Filion). Geomorphological controls on coastal vegetation at the Virginia Coast Reserve (B.P. Hayden et al.). How does floodplain width affect floodplain river ecology? A preliminary exploration using simulations (M.E. Power et al.). Modelling the links between vegetation and landforms (M. Kirkby). Biogeomorphology and landscape evolution: the problem of scale (J.D. Phillips).