Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Geophysics

How old is Yosemite Valley?

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Profs. Kurt Cuffey and David Shuster along with former postdocs Alka Tripathy-Lang and Matt Fox have developed new constraints to show that most of the relief in Yosemite Valley has been generated in the geologically recent past as the Sierra Nevada have been uplifting and glaciers have waxed and waned in the region. Read more in Berkeley News: https://news.berkeley.edu/2022/10/20/how-old-is-yosemite-valley/ and in their new GSA Bulletin article: https://doi.org/10.1130/B36497.1