Flow in the lower continental crust as a mechanism for the Quaternary uplift of the Rhenish Massif, North-west Europe

Author(s): Westaway, Robert
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
Consultant; 16 Neville Square, Durham, United Kingdom
Other:
University of Wales, United Kingdom
University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Volume Title: River basin sediment systems; archives of environmental change
Volume Author(s): Maddy, Darrel, editor; Macklin, Mark G.; Woodward, Jamie C.
Source: p.87-167; 3rd meeting of the Fluvial Archives Group (FLAG), Cheltenham, United Kingdom, Sept. 1998, edited by Darrel Maddy, Mark G. Macklin and Jamie C. Woodward. Publisher: A.A. Balkema Publishers, Netherlands. ISBN: 90 5809 342 5
Note: In English. Includes appendix. 170 refs.; illus., incl. 4 tables, strat. cols., sects., geol. sketch maps
Year of Publication: 2001
Research Program: ODP Ocean Drilling Program
Key Words: 18 Geophysics, Solid-Earth; 23 Surficial Geology, Geomorphology; Belgium; Causes; Cenozoic; Central Europe; Climate change; Continental crust; Crust; Crustal thickening; Drainage basins; Eifel; Elbe River; Equatorial Pacific; Erosion features; Erosion rates; Erosion surfaces; Europe; Fluvial features; Fluvial sedimentation; Geochronology; Geomorphology; Germany; Holocene; Incision rates; Intraplate processes; Isostasy; Isotope ratios; Isotopes; Leg 138; Lower crust; Luxembourg; Magmatism; Magnetostratigraphy; Mechanism; Meuse River; Meuse Valley; Models; Neogene; Neotectonics; Netherlands; Northwestern Europe; O-18/O-16; ODP Site 846; Ocean Drilling Program; Oxygen; Pacific Ocean; Paleohydrology; Pleistocene; Pliocene; Quaternary; Relative age; Relief; Rhenish Schiefergebirge; Rhine River; Rhine Valley; Rhineland-Palatinate Germany; Rivers; Scheldt River; Sea-level changes; Sedimentation; Stable isotopes; Structural controls; Switzerland; Tectonics; Terraces; Tertiary; Theoretical studies; Uplifts; Upper Pliocene; Volcanism; Weser River; Western Europe
Coordinates: S030549 S030541 W0904904 W0904906
Record ID: 2002039919
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