EP025:
Landscape Evolution as a paleohydrologic and paleoclimatic archive in terrestrial and extra-terrestrial settings (eLightning)



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Session ID#: 27526

Session Description:
Landforms that have been left behind from previous wet climatic periods including lake sediments, cliffs, paleorivers and valleys are natural archives for the surface and subsurface processes operated during their formation. Geomorphological and geochemical evolution of these landforms can provide insights into the past hydrologic and climatic conditions on Earth and other planetary objects.

This session aims at bringing together experts from various disciplines who are investigating the relation between landscape evolution, paleoclimate and paleohydrology to better understand water resources and climate variability on both terrestrial and extraterrestrial settings using integrated remote sensing, geomorphological, field, isotopic and geophysical approaches.

Primary Convener:  Abotalib Z. A Farag, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Conveners:  Essam Heggy1, Essam Heggy1 and Racha Elkadiri2, (1)University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States(2)Middle Tennessee State University, Geosciences, Murfreesboro, TN, United States

Cross-Listed:
  • H - Hydrology
  • P - Planetary Sciences
  • PP - Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology
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Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

Lamees Mohamed, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt and Abotalib Z. A Farag, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States
David Baratoux1,2, Sylvain Bouley3, Isamu Matsuyama4, Francois Forget5, Antoine Séjourné6, Martin Turbet5 and François Costard7, (1)IRD, Geosciences Environnement Toulouse, Toulouse, France, (2)Institut Fondamental d'Afrique Noire Check Anta Diop, Dakar, Senegal, (3)GEOPS—Géosciences Paris Sud, Université Paris-Sud, CNRS, Université Paris-Saclay, Orsay, France, (4)University of Arizona, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, Tucson, AZ, United States, (5)LMD Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique, Paris, France, (6)Laboratoire GEOPS GEOsciences Paris-Sud, Orsay, France, (7)GEOPS Géosciences Paris-Sud, Université Paris-Sud, CNRS, Université Paris-Saclay, Orsay, France
Abotalib Z. A Farag, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States, Essam Heggy, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States and Ramadan Mohamed, Minia University, Geology, ElMenia, Egypt