Recent Alluvial History of the Southern Colorado Plateau

Hereford Richard, USGS

Part of the USGS Southwest Climate Impacts Project, this site covers the recent alluvial history of the southern Colorado Plateau. Topics included are the historic-age alluvial geomorphology and the late-holocene alluvial history. Also included are selected references relevant to late holocene alluvial history.

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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology:Landforms/Processes:Fluvial, Geoscience:Hydrology, Geology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Topics: Hydrosphere/Cryosphere, Time/Earth History, Earth surface, Climate
Theme: Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Hydrology/Hydrogeology, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science, GeomorphologyKeywords: Arroyo, Terrace, Downcutting, Erosion