Sedimentary record and luminescence chronology of palaeoflood events along the Gold Gorge of the upper Hanjiang River, middle Yangtze River basin, China

Sedimentary record and luminescence chronology of palaeoflood events along the Gold Gorge of the... Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 156 (2018) 96–110 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Journal of Asian Earth Sciences journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/jseaes Sedimentary record and luminescence chronology of palaeoflood events along the Gold Gorge of the upper Hanjiang River, middle Yangtze River basin, China a,b a, a a a Yongqiang Guo , Chun Chang Huang , Yali Zhou , Jiangli Pang , Xiaochun Zha , a a Longjiang Fan , Peini Mao Department of Geography, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi'an, Shaanxi 710119, PR China CAS Key Laboratory of Mountain Hazards and Surface Process, Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chengdu, Sichuan 610041, PR China ARTICLE I NFO ABSTRACT Keywords: Palaeoflood slackwater deposits (SWDs) along the river banks have important implications for the reconstruction Palaeoflood events of the past hydro-climatic events. Two palaeoflood SWD beds were identified in the Holocene loess-soil se- Luminescence dating quences on the cliff river banks along the Gold Gorge of the upper Hanjiang River by field investigation and Climatic variability laboratory analysis. They have recorded two palaeoflood events which were dated by optically stimulated lu- Human activities minescence to 3.2–2.8 ka and 2.1–1.8 ka, respectively. The reliability of the ages obtained for the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Asian Earth Sciences Elsevier

Sedimentary record and luminescence chronology of palaeoflood events along the Gold Gorge of the upper Hanjiang River, middle Yangtze River basin, China

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Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 156 (2018) 96–110 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Journal of Asian Earth Sciences journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/jseaes Sedimentary record and luminescence chronology of palaeoflood events along the Gold Gorge of the upper Hanjiang River, middle Yangtze River basin, China a,b a, a a a Yongqiang Guo , Chun Chang Huang , Yali Zhou , Jiangli Pang , Xiaochun Zha , a a Longjiang Fan , Peini Mao Department of Geography, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi'an, Shaanxi 710119, PR China CAS Key Laboratory of Mountain Hazards and Surface Process, Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chengdu, Sichuan 610041, PR China ARTICLE I NFO ABSTRACT Keywords: Palaeoflood slackwater deposits (SWDs) along the river banks have important implications for the reconstruction Palaeoflood events of the past hydro-climatic events. Two palaeoflood SWD beds were identified in the Holocene loess-soil se- Luminescence dating quences on the cliff river banks along the Gold Gorge of the upper Hanjiang River by field investigation and Climatic variability laboratory analysis. They have recorded two palaeoflood events which were dated by optically stimulated lu- Human activities minescence to 3.2–2.8 ka and 2.1–1.8 ka, respectively. The reliability of the ages obtained for the

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Published: May 1, 2018

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