(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2011)

Document title

Geomorphological response of fluvial and coastal terraces to Quaternary tectonics and climate as revealed by geostatistical topographic analysis

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

TROIANI F. (1) ; DELLA SETA M. (2) ;
(1) dep. of Earth, Life and Environmental Sciences, Univ. "Carlo Bo", Urbino, ITALIE
(2) Dep. of Earth Sciences, Sapienza Univ., Rome, ITALIE


The AA. chose the major valleys of the Adriatic foothills (central Italy), affected since Late Miocene by a differential tectonic uplift which is still active. In particular, (i) they applied the geostatistical analysis to reconstruct the original top-surfaces of fluvial-to-coastal terrace bodies at the Metauro River and Cesano River mouths; (ii) they performed correlations between the height distribution of the alluvial terrace sequences and the Quaternary climatic curve to estimate the average long-term fluvial incision rates in the lowermost reaches of the Metauro, Cesano, Misa and Esino Rivers. The obtained averaged incision rates have been interpreted also in the light of the Stream-Length Gradient Index, Steepness Index, and Concavity Index as proxies of the stream-power per unit length


Article of periodic

published at : Earth surface processes and landforms / ISSN 0197-9337 / CODEN ESPLDB

Editor : Wiley, Chichester - ROYAUME-UNI (1981)

Millesime : 2011, vol. 36, no9 [pp. 1193-1208]

Bibliographic references : 1,5 p.

Collation : 12 fig.



INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 17355

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