Paleoclimatic signature in terrestrial flood deposits.

  title={Paleoclimatic signature in terrestrial flood deposits.},
  author={C E Koltermann and Steven M. Gorelick},
  volume={256 5065},
Large-scale process simulation was used to reconstruct the geologic evolution during the past 600,000 years of an alluvial fan in northern California. In order to reproduce the sedimentary record, the simulation accounted for the dynamics of river flooding, sedimentation, subsidence, land movement that resulted from faulting, and sea level changes. Paleoclimatic trends induced fluctuations in stream flows and dominated the development of the sedimentary deposits. The process simulation approach… CONTINUE READING
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