Erosion Rates and Sediment Sources in Madagascar Inferred from 10Be Analysis of Lavaka, Slope, and River Sediment

  title={Erosion Rates and Sediment Sources in Madagascar Inferred from 10Be Analysis of Lavaka, Slope, and River Sediment},
  author={R{\'o}nadh Cox and Paul R. Bierman and Matthew C. Jungers and Amos Fety Michel Rakotondrazafy},
  journal={The Journal of Geology},
  pages={363 - 376}
The central highlands of Madagascar are characterized by rolling hills thickly mantled with saprolite and cut in many areas by dramatic gullies known as lavakas. This landscape generates sediment to rivers via diffusive downslope movement of colluvium and event‐driven advection of material from active lavakas; these two sediment sources have very different 10Be signatures. Analyzed lavaka sediment has very little 10Be ( \documentclass{aastex} \usepackage{amsbsy} \usepackage{amsfonts… 

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