Gregor's Denudation of the Continents

@article{Garrels1971GregorsDO,
  title={Gregor's Denudation of the Continents},
  author={Robert M. Garrels and Fred T. Mackenzie},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1971},
  volume={231},
  pages={382-383}
}
IN his article, “Denudation of the Continents”, Gregor1 estimated the pre-human global denudation rate at about 90–100×1014 g/yr, and obtained an average rate of about 110×1014 g/yr for the time interval from Carboniferous to Recent. His method, however, produced a value of 400×1014 g/yr for pre-Carboniferous Phanerozoic time—a value he questioned seriously… CONTINUE READING