Bedrock Fluvial Incision and Longitudinal Profile Development Over Geologic Time Scales Determined by Fluvial Terraces

  1. Keith J. Tinkler and
  2. Ellen E. Wohl
  1. Frank J. Pazzaglia1,
  2. Thomas W. Gardner2 and
  3. Dorothy J. Merritts3

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM107p0207

Rivers Over Rock: Fluvial Processes in Bedrock Channels

Rivers Over Rock: Fluvial Processes in Bedrock Channels

How to Cite

Pazzaglia, F. J., Gardner, T. W. and Merritts, D. J. (1998) Bedrock Fluvial Incision and Longitudinal Profile Development Over Geologic Time Scales Determined by Fluvial Terraces, in Rivers Over Rock: Fluvial Processes in Bedrock Channels (eds K. J. Tinkler and E. E. Wohl), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM107p0207

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

  2. 2

    Department of Geology, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX

  3. 3

    Department of Geosciences, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900902

Online ISBN: 9781118664292

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Keywords:

  • River channels;
  • Sediment transport

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Fundamental Controls on Incision of Bedrock Streams

  • Long Profiles, Terraces, and Incision Rates

  • Discussion

  • Conclusions