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Debate: Have changes in Quaternary climate affected erosion
Terra Nova's first Debate articles were published in the February 2016 issue:
The null hypothesis: globally steady rates of erosion, weathering fluxes and shelf sediment accumulation during Late Cenozoic mountain uplift and glaciation (Jane K. Willenbring and Douglas J. Jerolmack)
Readers are invited to download the articles and join the debate through our forum.
Using crowdsourced data to understand seismic wave propagation and seismic hazard
Modern technology allows members of the public to contribute to science in ways never before possible. Sbarra et al. have used crowdsourced data to investigate the areas where earthquakes are felt with a level of precision that would not have been possible a few years ago. They have found that intermediate-depth earthquakes in Greece can often be felt in Italy – much further from the epicentre than would normally be expected. But, these Greek earthquakes are only felt by people on the African side of the Africa-Eurasia plate boundary; people on the European side of the plate boundary do not feel the earthquake. This study has potential implications for seismic hazard, highlights the way in which seismic waves propagate through the lithosphere and helps us to understand the structure of this tectonically complicated area.
The following articles are among the most popular published in Terra Nova over the last year:
Caveats on tomographic images.Gillian R. Foulger, Giuliano F. Panza, Irina M. Artemieva, Ian D. Bastow, Fabio Cammarano, John R. Evans, Warren B. Hamilton, Bruce R. Julian, Michele Lustrino, Hans Thybo and Tatiana B. Yanovskaya
Local high relief at the southern margin of the Andean plateau by 9 Ma: evidence from ignimbritic valley fills and river incision. Carolina Montero-López, Manfred R. Strecker, Taylor F. Schildgen, Fernando Hongn, Silvina Guzmán, Bodo Bookhagen and Masafumi Sudo