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Figure 3

From: Landscape dynamics revealed by luminescence signals of feldspars from fluvial terraces

Figure 3

Conceptual model (not to scale) illustrating how the uplift of a river bed during a climatically-induced period of fluvial aggradation impacts its subsequent incision. Strong disequilibrium at the transition from aggradation to incision drives a first period of ultra-fast incision into bedrock with minor lateral erosion whereupon river recovers its steady incision with regards to uplift (see main text). Then, the concomitant increase in lateral erosion promotes river migration and the formation of terraces.

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