A wide variety of erosional processes and sediment transport processes act to shape landscapes and generate the sedimentary record. Often, the most sensitive records of sediment production, transport, and deposition are found within detrital archives, which include (but are not limited to) physical sedimentology and textural analyses, detrital thermochronometry, cosmogenic nuclides and other geochemical tools, and stratigraphic analyses.

This session examines how detrital records can be used to study erosion, sedimentation, and sediment provenance. We seek studies that use detrital tools to address open questions in geomorphology and sedimentology, such as: (i) signal propagation through landscapes; (ii) the climatic and tectonic controls on sediment production and transport; (iii) variability in the processes and rates of erosion; (iv) decoding basin deposits for information about past environments; and (v) thresholds governing surface processes. Contributions are welcome from field, experimental, and modelling studies across all temporal and spatial scales.

Co-organized as SSP3.23/TS4.6
Convener: Mitch D'Arcy  | Co-conveners: John Armitage , Carita Augustsson , Duna Roda-Boluda , Laura Stutenbecker 
| Wed, 10 Apr, 16:15–18:00
Room D3
| Attendance Thu, 11 Apr, 08:30–10:15
Hall X2

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 | Room D3

Chairperson: Mitch D'Arcy
16:15–16:30 |
| solicited
| Highlight
Laure Guerit, Delphine Rouby, Xiaoping Yuan, Jean Braun, Brendan Simon, Cécile Robin, and François Guillocheau
16:30–16:45 |
| Highlight
Taylor Schildgen, Stefanie Tofelde, Mitch D'Arcy, and Andrew Wickert
16:45–17:00 |
| Highlight
Philippos Garefalakis and Fritz Schlunegger
17:30–17:45 |
Peng Zhang, Yani Najman, Lianfu Mei, Ian Milar, Edward Sobel, Andrew Carter, Dan Barfod, Bruno Dhuime, Eduardo Garzanti, Gwladys Govin, Giovanni Vezzoli, and Xiaolin Hu
17:45–18:00 |
Eduardo Garzanti, Sergio Andò, Mara Limonta, Laura Fielding, and Yani Najman