Exploring new approaches to understanding channel width and erosion rates in bedrock rivers, Puerto Rico, USA
Earth system dynamics produce constant adjustments to sea level, tectonics, and climate. Bedrock rivers communicate these changes throughout mountains by driving landscape and erosional responses that facilitate topographic change. It follows that an improved understanding of bedrock rivers can help us better model and reconstruct the interplay of changes to base level, uplift, and climate from landscapes. Although bedrock channel width plays a first-order role in river stream power and stream power-based landscape evolution models, because of the physical challenges associated with acquiring ...
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