High horizontal fault displacement rates and landscape evolution

In this numerical model of landscape evolution we impose over 2 million of years deformation produced with the Underworld software over an initial flat surface, ie a 256 km square box at a resolution of 1 km. On top of the deformed surface, a landscape evolution model, Badlands, is used to simulate both hillslope and overland flow processes induced by an uniform precipitation rate of 1 m per yr.

Courtesy of Dr Tristan Salles, EarthByte.

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