October 1, 2010-August 31, 2013
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1) Refinement of a regional scale model to include an approximation of the true 3D geometry of the orogen.
2) Develop a new local-scale model that incorporates topography, GPS data, and glacial erosion processes to refine the initial results.
3) Develop a modeling experiment to test the hypothesis that the rise and fall of ice masses during glacial cycles might influence where deformation is focused at any given time.
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Koons, Peter O. and Upton, Phaedra, "Collaborative Research: St. Elias Erosion and Tectonics Project (STEEP)" (2014). University of Maine Office of Research and Sponsored Programs: Grant Reports. 22.