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Elevation and Shape

  • Kurt Stüwe

Abstract

In this chapter we discuss the position, shape and the motion of rocks; in short: geodynamic processes measured in meters. This includes discussions of the elevation of mountain ranges, and the depth of the oceans, as well as the change of such parameters: kinematics. We begin with a consideration of different coordinate systems and reference frames that we will use.

Keywords

Fractal Dimension Erosion Rate Reference Frame Vertical Motion Surface Elevation 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kurt Stüwe
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  1. 1.Department of Geology and PaleontologyUniversity of GrazGrazAustria

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