The geomorphology of the Anthropocene: emergence, status and implications

@article{Brown2015TheGO,
  title={The geomorphology of the Anthropocene: emergence, status and implications},
  author={Antony G. Brown and Stephen Tooth and Joanna E. Bullard and David S. G. Thomas and Richard Christopher Chiverrell and Andrew J. Plater and Julian B. Murton and Varyl R. Thorndycraft and Paolo Tarolli and James Rose and John Wainwright and Peter W. Downs and Rolf Aalto},
  journal={Earth Surface Processes and Landforms},
  year={2015},
  volume={42},
  pages={71 - 90}
}
  • A. Brown, S. Tooth, R. Aalto
  • Published 14 December 2015
  • Environmental Science, Geography
  • Earth Surface Processes and Landforms
The Anthropocene is proposed as a new interval of geological time in which human influence on Earth and its geological record dominates over natural processes. A major challenge in demarcating the Anthropocene is that the balance between human‐influenced and natural processes varies over spatial and temporal scales owing to the inherent variability of both human activities (as associated with culture and modes of development) and natural drivers (e.g. tectonic activity and sea level variation… 
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