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Quantifying the effect of recent relief changes on age-elevation relationships

Braun, Jean

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The effect that recent relief changes may have on the distribution of rock ages with elevation is investigated for a range of thermochronometers. From the solution of the heat transport equation in a crustal block undergoing uplift and surface erosion, the temperature history of rock particles that are exhumed at the Earth's surface today is computed. These T-t paths are then used to calculate apparent isotopic ages for the (U-Th)/He system in apatite, characterized by a low (≈ 70°C) closure...[Show more]

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Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/92217
Source: Earth and Planetary Science Letters
DOI: 10.1016/S0012-821X(02)00638-6

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