Marine Terraces of California: Landscapes from the Waves

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  • Did you know soils on California’s marine terraces can be over a million years old? 
  • Have you wondered why California’s rugged shorelines are terraced?
  • Soils on marine terraces aid our understanding of soil formation, water movement, and carbon transformations under changing climate.


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Length: 01:07:48

Location Taken: Menlo Park, CA, US

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Presenter: Marjorie Schulz, USGS Research Hydrologist