This report presents data and describes the methodology for magnetic, geochemical,
and textural measurements of sediment and soil, as well as age determinations
of sites located in and around Canyonlands National Park, on the Colorado Plateau,
southeastern Utah. Many sites in and around Canyonlands National Park, Utah,
were selected to include different geomorphic settings that contain sand sheets/dunes,
playas, and fluvial/alluvial deposits. The data presented in this report are
results of ongoing studies of American drylands, where numerous sites have
been investigated to assess how climate change and land use affect the landscape,
largely through geomorphic processes.
|Posted June 2005
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1 U.S. Geological Survey, MS-980, Federal Center, Box 25046, Denver, CO 80225
2 U.S. Geological Survey, MS-964, Federal Center, Box 25046, Denver, CO 80225
3 Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of Wales, Aberystwyth,
SY23 3DB, Wales, U.K.
4 U.S. Geological Survey, MS-926A, National Center, 12201 Sunrise Valley Dr., Reston,
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