Articles | Volume 6, issue 2
Earth Surf. Dynam., 6, 505–523, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-505-2018
Earth Surf. Dynam., 6, 505–523, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-505-2018

Research article 22 Jun 2018

Research article | 22 Jun 2018

How concave are river channels?

Simon M. Mudd et al.

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ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (08 Jun 2018) by Niels Hovius(Editor)
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Rivers can reveal information about erosion rates, tectonics, and climate. In order to make meaningful inferences about these influences, one must be able to compare headwaters to downstream parts of the river network. We describe new methods for normalizing river steepness for drainage area to better understand how rivers record erosion rates in eroding landscapes.