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Sediment flow routing during formation of forearc basins: constraints from integrated analysis of detrital pyroxenes and stratigraphy in the Kumano Basin, Japan

Buchs, David; Cukur, Deniz; Masago, Hideki; Garbe-Schönberg, Dieter


The evolution of sediment flow routing during complete evolution of the Kumano forearc basin is determined through integration of stratigraphic and sediment provenance analyses in the upper Nankai forearc. A new approach uses the compositional variability of detrital clinopyroxenes and orthopyroxenes collected at eight major rivers in Japan and three drill sites in the basin and nearby slope environment, including the first drill cuttings retrieved by the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015-02-02
Type: Journal article
Source: Earth and Planetary Science Letters
DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2014.12.046
Access Rights: Open Access


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