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NSF/UVM Community Cosmogenic Facility (CCF)

Namibian Sediments

Sediments from Namibian river systems suggest erosion rates somewhat higher than those from bedrock outcrops indicating the importance of even thin regolith cover in speeding the disintegration of rock.
Project Support
NSF Sediment Generation and Transport, Namibian Rivers EAR-0207669
Proposal Project Summary (download pdf)
People Working on this Project
Paul Bierman
Yehouda Enzel
Jennifer Larsen
Ari Matmon
Kyle Nichols
Abstracts Related to this Project

Bierman, P.R., Nichols, K.K., Matmon, A., Enzel, Y., Larsen, J., and Finkel, R., 2007, 10-Be shows that Namibian drainage basins are slowly, steadily and uniformly eroding: Quaternary International, v. 167-168, p. 33. (download pdf)

Nichols, K.K., Bierman, P.R., Matmon, A., Enzel, Y., Larsen, J., and Finkel, R.C., 2007, Namibia: Interesting landscapes but monotonous erosion rates: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, p. 603. (download pdf)

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