Session No. T13 Wednesday, June 27, 2001

10:00 AM-4:30 PM, Edinburgh International Conference Centre: Fintry
T13. Time Scales of Denudation: From Catchment to Continent
Hugh Sinclair, Patience Cowie, Rudy L. Slingerland and Pieter A. van der Beek, Presiding
Start Time
10:00 AM DETERMINATION OF LONG-TERM STEADY STATE IN CONVERGENT OROGENS USING DETRITAL THERMOCHRONOLOGY: BRANDON, Mark T.1, BERNET, Matthias1, GARVER, John I.2, and WILLETT, Sean D.3, (1) Geology and Geophysics, Yale Univ, PO Box 208109, New Haven, CT 06520-8109, mark.brandon@yale.edu, (2) Geology Department, Union College, Schenectady, NY 12308-2311, (3) Univ Washington, PO Box 351310, Seattle, WA 98195-1310
10:20 AM THE ORIGIN OF PASSIVE CONTINENTAL MARGIN ESCARPMENTS: INSIGHTS FROM COMBINING MULTIPLE ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES: COCKBURN, Hermione A.P.1, BROWN, Roderick W.1, SUMMERFIELD, Michael A.2, KOHN, Barry P.1, FLEMING, Alastair2, DIMAS, Vicki-Ann1, and FINK, David3, (1) School of Earth Sciences, Univ of Melbourne, Melbourne, 3010 VIC, Australia, h.cockburn@earthsci.unimelb.edu.au, (2) Department of Geography, Univ of Edinburgh, Drummond St, Edinburgh, EH8 9XP, United Kingdom, (3) Physics Division, Australian Nuclear Sci and Technology Organisation, Private Mail Bag 1, Menai, 2234 NSW, Australia
10:40 AM THE TIME LAG BETWEEN MOUNTAIN BUILDING AND PRECIPITATION-DRIVEN EROSION IN THE EASTERN GREATER CAUCASUS: HOVIUS, Niels, Department of Earth Sciences, Univ of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EQ, United Kingdom, nhovius@esc.cam.ac.uk, VALDES, Paul, Dept. of Meteorology, Univ of Reading, Earley Gate, Whiteknights, Reading, RG6 6BB, United Kingdom, WEISSEL, Jeffrey, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia Univ, Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964, ALLEN, Mark, CASP, West Building, Gravel Hill, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, CB3 0DJ, United Kingdom, and ISMAIL-ZADEH, Arif, Geological Institute, Azerbaijan Academy of Sciences, Baku, Azerbaijan,
11:00 AM CALIBRATING RATES OF EROSION AT THE CATCHMENT TO OROGEN SCALE: BURBANK, Douglas W., Inst. for Crustal Studies, Dept. of Geological Sciences, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, burbank@crustal.ucsb.edu.
11:30 AM Break
11:35 AM TIMESCALES OF UPLIFT OF THE TIBETAN PLATEAU: HARRIS, Nigel, SPICER, Bob, WILLIAMS, Helen, KELLEY, Simon, and WIDDOWSON, Mike, Earth Sciences, Open Univ, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA, United Kingdom, n.b.w.harris@open.ac.uk
11:55 AM DEPTHS OF DENUDATION IN REMOTE CRATONIC INTERIORS. AN APPRAISAL IN BURKINA FASO (WEST AFRICA) BASED ON FISSION-TRACK ANALYSIS AND THE DATING OF LATERITE: GUNNELL, Yanni, Department of Geography, Université Denis-Diderot (Paris 7), and Laboratoire de Géographie Physique, CNRS-UMR 8589, 1 Place A. Briand, Meudon 92195 cedex France, gunnell@paris7.jussieu.fr.
12:15 PM HIGH EROSION RATES IN TAIWAN FROM APATITE AND ZIRCON FISSION TRACK AGES: WILLETT, Sean D.1, FISHER, Don2, and YEH, En-Chao2, (1) Univ Washington, PO Box 351310, Seattle, WA 98195-1310, swillett@u.washington.edu, (2) Dept of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State Univ, University Park, PA 16802
12:35 PM TOPOGRAPHY AND ISOTHERMS: IMPLICATIONS FOR LOW-T GEOCHRONOLOGY: STUWE, Kurt, Institute of Geology, Univ of Graz, heinrichstr. 26, Graz A-8010 Austria, kurt.stuewe@kfunigraz.ac.at.
12:55 PM Lunch
1:35 PM CONTROLS ON THE TIMESCALE OF POST-OROGENIC DECAY OF TOPOGRAPHY: BALDWIN, Julia A., Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139, jbaldwin@mit.edu, WHIPPLE, Kelin X., Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Rm. 54-1016, MIT, Cambridge, MA 02139, kxw@mit.edu, and TUCKER, Gregory E., Oxford Univ, Mansfield Rd, Oxford, 0X1 3TB, United Kingdom,
1:55 PM RATE OF SOIL TRANSPORT AT THE HILLSLOPE TO THE REGIONAL SCALE: BRAUN, Jean, Research School of Earth Sciences, The Australian National Univ, Canberra ACT 0200 Australia, Jean.Braun@anu.edu.au.
2:15 PM CHANNEL HYDRAULIC GEOMETRY AND THE SCULPTING OF LANDSCAPES: HOW SENSITIVE IS RIVER PERFORMANCE TO CHANNEL ADJUSTMENT AROUND ACTIVELY DEFORMING FOLDS?: ROBINSON, Ruth A.J., School of Geography & Geosciences, Univ of St Andrews, St Andrews, KY16 9ST, United Kingdom, rajr@st-andrews.ac.uk, TUCKER, Gregory E., School of Geography & the Environment, Oxford Univ, Mansfield Rd, Oxford, 0X1 3TB, United Kingdom, and GUPTA, Sanjeev, Imperial College, Prince Consort Rd, London, SW7 2BP, United Kingdom,
2:35 PM Break
2:40 PM PROCESSES OF DENUDATION FROM CATCHMENT TO CONTINENT: DAVY, P. and LAGUE, D., Géosciences Rennes, Université de Rennes I, UMR 6118 CNRS, Campus de Beaulieu 35042, Rennes Cedex, France, Philippe.Davy@univ-rennes1.fr
3:10 PM WITNESS TO OROGENY: CONSTRAINING DEVELOPMENT OF THE SOUTHERN ALPS OF NZ USING THERMOCHRONOLOGY IN THE NEIGHBOURING WEST COAST REGION: BATT, Geoffrey E., Geology, Royal Holloway Univ of London, Egham, TW20 0EX, United Kingdom, g.batt@gl.rhul.ac.uk, BALDWIN, Suzanne L., Earth Sciences Dept, Syracuse Univ, Syracuse, NY 13244-0001, and BRANDON, Mark T., Geology and Geophysics, Yale Univ, PO Box 208109, New Haven, CT 06520-8109,
3:30 PM A STOCHASTIC MODEL OF VEGETATION-EROSION INTERACTION AND ITS INFLUENCE ON DENUDATION TIME SERIES: TUCKER, Gregory E.1, COLLINS, Daniel B.G.2, and BRAS, Rafael L.2, (1) School of Geography & the Environment, Oxford Univ, Mansfield Rd, Oxford, 0X1 3TB, United Kingdom, greg.tucker@geog.ox.ac.uk, (2) Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, MIT, Building 48, Cambridge, MA 02139
3:50 PM LOW-TEMPERATURE THERMOCHRONOLOGY AND DENUDATION MODELLING OF THE AUSTRALIAN CONTINENT: GLEADOW, Andrew1, KOHN, Barry1, BROWN, Roderick1, O'SULLIVAN, Paul2, and GALLAGHER, Kerry3, (1) School of Earth Sciences, Univ of Melbourne, Melbourne, 3010, Australia, gleadow@unimelb.edu.au, (2) Department of Earth Sciences, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, (3) T.H. Huxley School of Environment, Earth Science & Engineering, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
4:10 PM COUPLED SURFACE PROCESSES AND TECTONICS IN LARGE HOT OROGENS: MELTING, CRUSTAL CHANNEL FLOWS AND THE DENUDATIONAL EXTRUSION OF THE GREATER HIMALAYAN SEQUENCE: BEAUMONT, Christopher1, JAMIESON, Rebecca2, NGUYEN, Mai2, and LEE, Bonny1, (1) Oceanography, Dalhousie Univ, Halifax, NS B3H 4J1, Canada, Chris.Beaumont@Dal.ca, (2) Earth Sciences, Dalhousie U, Halifax, NS B3H 3J5, Canada

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