Colorado Plateau uplift and erosion evaluated using GIS

@inproceedings{Pederson2002ColoradoPU,
  title={Colorado Plateau uplift and erosion evaluated using GIS},
  author={Lee Pederson and Rob D. Mackley and James L. Eddleman},
  year={2002}
}
Study of the interaction between uplift and erosion is a major theme of our science, but our understanding of their interplay is often limited by a lack of quantitative data. A classic example is the Colorado Plateau, for which the starting and ending points are well known: The region was at sea level in the Late Cretaceous, and now, the deeply eroded land surface is at ~2 km. The path of the landscape between these endpoints is less clear, and there has been longstanding debate on the… CONTINUE READING

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