Articles | Volume 3, issue 1
Earth Surf. Dynam., 3, 55–65, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-3-55-2015
Earth Surf. Dynam., 3, 55–65, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-3-55-2015

Research article 16 Jan 2015

Research article | 16 Jan 2015

Re-evaluating luminescence burial doses and bleaching of fluvial deposits using Bayesian computational statistics

A. C. Cunningham et al.

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Rivers transport sediment from mountains to coast, but on the way sediment is trapped and re-eroded multiple times. We looked at Rhine river sediments to see if they preserve evidence of how geomorphic variables have changed over time. We found that measured signals potentially relate to water level and river management practices. These relationships can be treated as hypotheses to guide further research, and our statistical approach will increase the utility of research in this field.