CSDMS Summer Science Series III: Understanding the conversion of rock to regolith using numerical modeling in the Critical Zone of the Luquillo Mountains, Puerto Rico
We illustrate results from a Landlab component that uses the framework and geomorphic transport laws developed by Sklar et al. (2017) to model the grain-size distribution resulting from the transformation of rock to soil. The equations model grain-size distribution as a function of weathering and denudation rate. We have implemented these equations to explore controls on sediment grain size in different parts of the Rio Blanco watershed, Puerto Rico.
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Of interest for: Terrestrial Working Group