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Morphotectonic Evolution of Passive Margins Undergoing Active Surface Processes: Large-Scale Experiments Using Numerical Models

Beucher, Romain; Huismans, R S


Extension of the continental lithosphere can lead to the formation of rifted margins with contrasting tectonic and geomorphologic characteristics. Many of these characteristics depend on the manner extension spatially distributed. Here we investigate the feedback between tectonics and the transfer of material at the surface resulting from erosion, transport, and sedimentation and discuss how they influence the rifting process. We use large‐scale (1,200×600 km), high‐resolution (1 km) numerical...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems
DOI: 10.1029/2019GC008884
Access Rights: Open Access


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