alluvial fans

a nice alluvial fan picture

Quaternary alluvial fans blanket the space around mountain ranges, storing a complex history of sediment deposition and erosion.

For my Masters thesis in Geosciences at the University of Arizona, I worked with Jon Pelletier on a morphological method for dating alluvial fan surfaces.

Hsu L, Pelletier JD, Correlation and dating of Quaternary alluvial-fan surfaces using scarp diffusion, Geomorphology, 60 (3-4): 319-335 JUN 1 2004



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