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Project: Alluvial sediment characteristics of non-vegetated rivers through the Phanerozoic

01/01/13 – 31/10/17

Recent research has emphasized how vegetation plays a fundamental role in influencing the sedimentary processes and deposits of river systems. This project aims to conclusively assess the importance of plants as geomorphic agents, constructing a default conceptual model by identifying commong round in the Phanerozoic sedimentary record of uniquely non-vegetated rivers (from pre-land plant evolution, post-extinction, and glacio-fluvial settings).