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¹⁰Be-derived denudation rates from the Burdekin catchment: the largest contributor of sediment to the Great Barrier Reef

Croke, Jacky; Bartley, Rebecca; Chappell, John; Austin, Jenet M.; Fifield, Keith; Tims, Stephen G.; Thompson, Chris J.; Furuichi, Takahisa


Terrestrial cosmogenic nuclides (TCNs) such as Beryllium-10 (¹⁰Be) are now routinely used to reconstruct erosional rates over tens of thousands of years at increasingly large basin scales (> 100,000 km²). In Australia, however, the approach and its assumptions have not been systematically tested within a single, large drainage basin. This study measures ¹⁰Be concentrations in river sediments from the Burdekin catchment, one of Australia's largest coastal catchments, to determine long-term (>...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015-07-15
Type: Journal article
Source: Geomorphology
DOI: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2015.04.003


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