New Article in Nature Communications

The article, co-authored by Dario Ventra (Basin Analysis Group, UNIGE), challenges the long-held view that pre-vegetation fluvial channels on Earth’s Proterozoic landscapes would have differed substantially in morphology from Phanerozoic channels. Outcrop and remote-sensing datasets show that well-defined, deeply entrenched channel patterns characterized fluvial form also before the advent of macroscopic vegetation.

May 29, 2017