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Volume 5, issue 1
Earth Surf. Dynam., 5, 161–186, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-5-161-2017
© Author(s) 2017. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
Earth Surf. Dynam., 5, 161–186, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-5-161-2017
© Author(s) 2017. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 28 Feb 2017

Research article | 28 Feb 2017

River profile response to normal fault growth and linkage: an example from the Hellenic forearc of south-central Crete, Greece

Sean F. Gallen and Karl W. Wegmann
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ChiProfiler: ChiProfiler version 1.0.0 S. F. Gallen https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.321868

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We present results from a natural experiment where bedrock rivers are adjusting to a step change in rock uplift rate and where constraints on the recent pattern of rock uplift exist. We show that while rivers record the relative rock uplift history, quantitative information on timing is masked by complexities in incision processes, changes in river network configuration, and possibly other factors. Our results emphasize caution when interpreting tectonic signals from some bedrock river systems.
We present results from a natural experiment where bedrock rivers are adjusting to a step change...
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