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"New" Paper on topographic evolution of Sierra Nevada

Postby giantbrookie » Sun Apr 28, 2013 9:43 pm

For those of you who may be interested and don't mind wading through a technical paper, there is a paper published in the April 2013 volume of the journal Geosphere that presents updates estimates on the timing and rates of topographic development of the Sierra as well as presenting a case against studies that conclude that uplift of the Sierra Nevada did not occur within the last 10 million years or so.
The official citation is (for those that have online access to this journal):
Wakabayashi, J., 2013, Paleochannels, stream incision, erosion, topographic evolution, and alternative explanations of paleoaltimetry, Sierra Nevada, California: Geosphere, v.9, p. 192-215. doi10.1130/GES00814.1

For those that do not have such access and wish to have have a pdf of this paper, please send me an email (note that this is a 4 Mb pdf).

Cheers,

John (aka giantbrookie)
Since my fishing (etc.) website is still down, you can be distracted by geology stuff at: http://www.fresnostate.edu/csm/ees/facu ... ayshi.html



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Re: "New" Paper on topographic evolution of Sierra Nevada

Postby Vaca Russ » Wed May 08, 2013 6:48 am

John,

Coincidentally I ran across another on line paper written by the same author. :) Wakabayashi J., Sawyer T.L., 2001, Stream incision, tectonics, uplift, and evolution of topography of the Sierra Nevada, California.

The price of gold had soared. The price of gasoline had soared as well. I was thinking I could use my backcountry skills to help pay for gas. Maybe I could research on line and find a map of tertiary gravels missed by Lindgren. I have yet to try it but, hey, maybe I could get lucky.

I also heard a rumor this author knows a lot about backcountry fishing. :D

Thanks for the heads up!

-Russ
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