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E&G Quaternary Sci. J., 71, 191–212, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/egqsj-71-191-2022

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E&G Quaternary Sci. J., 71, 191–212, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/egqsj-71-191-2022
Research article
08 Sep 2022
Research article | 08 Sep 2022

Morpho-sedimentary characteristics of Holocene paleochannels in the Upper Rhine alluvial plain, France

Mubarak Abdulkarim et al.

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We used a combination of remote sensing, field investigations, and laboratory analysis to map and characterize abandoned river channels within the French Upper Rhine alluvial plain. Our results show five major paleochannel groups with significant differences in their pattern, morphological characteristics, and sediment filling. The formation of these paleochannel groups is attributed to significant changes in environmental processes in the area during the last ~ 11 700 years.